The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FatWire products and/or services 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 FatWire over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the FatWire Corporation.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FatWire
Rank 196 197 223
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Contract jobs citing FatWire 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.086% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.19% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £37.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-2.21% -9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2369 2646 3288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.08% 45.51% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1759 1826 2266
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 94
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.47 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £34.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FatWire across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

FatWire Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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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 FatWire across the City of London region.

FatWire Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FatWire across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

FatWire Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing FatWire 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 FatWire.

1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) CMS
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) Adobe
5 3 (37.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) Java EE
5 3 (37.50%) Content Management
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) WebCenter
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) C
7 1 (12.50%) Servlets
7 1 (12.50%) Struts

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing FatWire 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 FatWire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Magnolia
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (12.50%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Jackrabbit
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Content Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Content Manager
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WebCenter Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 3 (37.50%) Java EE
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) WebCenter
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) OSGi
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Sling
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Felix
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) JSR 170
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Apache CXF
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Servlets
4 1 (12.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Data-Driven Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Endeca
3 1 (12.50%) hybris
3 1 (12.50%) IBM