The table below looks at the statistics for AppFabric skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppFabric over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
AppFabric
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
151 108 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.27% 17.85% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 70 76
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

AppFabric
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

AppFabric Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

AppFabric
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

AppFabric Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

AppFabric
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) EAI
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Integration Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) EAI
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft