The table below looks at the statistics for AppFabric skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppFabric over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 197 222 219
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.069% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.24% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1752 2124 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.76% 29.50% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1610 1631
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
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 the City of London

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

AppFabric Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

AppFabric
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

AppFabric Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (50.00%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
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