The table below looks at the statistics for AppFabric skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppFabric over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 117 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 7 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% - 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% - 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Average daily rate
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£450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
545 572 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.74% 22.73% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 286 235
Average daily rate £363 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

AppFabric
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppFabric across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

AppFabric Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

AppFabric
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AppFabric across the Berkshire region.

AppFabric Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

AppFabric
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing AppFabric also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AppFabric.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
1 7 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing AppFabric also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AppFabric. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared