The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 4 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 129 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Internet 79 83 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 1.44% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.30% 11.40% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 60 88
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£425 £445 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £202 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £577 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.82 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.33% +132.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.73% +3.44%
Internet
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
767 728 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.27% 12.63% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 491 531
Average daily rate £425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -52.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £160.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Internet
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 Internet across the City of London region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the City of London region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 49 (29.34%) Finance
2 42 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (24.55%) Banking
4 39 (23.35%) Windows
5 31 (18.56%) Java
6 30 (17.96%) HTML
7 27 (16.17%) JavaScript
8 25 (14.97%) UNIX
8 25 (14.97%) Microsoft
8 25 (14.97%) Firewall
9 24 (14.37%) DNS
9 24 (14.37%) TCP/IP
9 24 (14.37%) Oracle
10 22 (13.17%) Linux
11 21 (12.57%) HTML5
12 20 (11.98%) Cisco
12 20 (11.98%) Intranet
13 18 (10.78%) HTTP
13 18 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (10.18%) Windows 7
14 17 (10.18%) Scrum
15 16 (9.58%) Investment Banking
15 16 (9.58%) VPN
15 16 (9.58%) Active Directory
15 16 (9.58%) .NET
16 15 (8.98%) CSS
16 15 (8.98%) OO
17 14 (8.38%) MS Excel
17 14 (8.38%) LAN
17 14 (8.38%) Extranet

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.99%) CMS
2 9 (5.39%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.39%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (4.79%) Apache
4 5 (2.99%) Confluence
4 5 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.40%) Node.js
5 4 (2.40%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.80%) IIS
6 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.80%) Jetty
6 3 (1.80%) WordPress
7 2 (1.20%) nginx
7 2 (1.20%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.60%) Drupal
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.19%) MS Office
3 4 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.60%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) assyst
2 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.60%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.20%) SaaS
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.97%) Firewall
2 24 (14.37%) TCP/IP
2 24 (14.37%) DNS
3 20 (11.98%) Intranet
4 18 (10.78%) HTTP
5 16 (9.58%) VPN
6 14 (8.38%) LAN
6 14 (8.38%) Extranet
7 13 (7.78%) SSL
8 11 (6.59%) BIG-IP
9 9 (5.39%) WAN
10 8 (4.79%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (4.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (4.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (3.59%) AMQP
11 6 (3.59%) SMTP
11 6 (3.59%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.99%) Wireless
12 5 (2.99%) BGP
12 5 (2.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.59%) MongoDB
1 11 (6.59%) NoSQL
2 10 (5.99%) Big Data
3 8 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.79%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.19%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.99%) MySQL
7 4 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.20%) OLTP
9 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.60%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.60%) DB2
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.99%) JIRA
2 9 (5.39%) Cucumber
2 9 (5.39%) Subversion
3 7 (4.19%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.59%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.99%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.99%) Grunt
5 5 (2.99%) Bower
6 4 (2.40%) Gradle
6 4 (2.40%) JUnit
7 3 (1.80%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.80%) Ant
7 3 (1.80%) Selenium
7 3 (1.80%) Mockito
8 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.20%) JBehave
8 2 (1.20%) JMeter
8 2 (1.20%) Maven
9 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
General
1 49 (29.34%) Finance
2 41 (24.55%) Banking
3 16 (9.58%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.79%) Advertising
5 7 (4.19%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.59%) Law
6 6 (3.59%) Marketing
7 5 (2.99%) Retail
7 5 (2.99%) Legal
7 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.40%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Billing
9 2 (1.20%) Back Office
9 2 (1.20%) Publishing
10 1 (0.60%) Games
10 1 (0.60%) Front Office
10 1 (0.60%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.60%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.60%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (22.75%) Developer
2 23 (13.77%) Analyst
3 15 (8.98%) Architect
3 15 (8.98%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (6.59%) Administrator
5 9 (5.39%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.39%) Business Analyst
6 6 (3.59%) Java Developer
7 5 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (2.99%) Technical Architect
7 5 (2.99%) Web Developer
7 5 (2.99%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (2.99%) Support Engineer
7 5 (2.99%) Applications Architect
8 4 (2.40%) Security Manager
8 4 (2.40%) Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (2.40%) Network Specialist
8 4 (2.40%) Web Engineer
8 4 (2.40%) Designer
8 4 (2.40%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.96%) HTML
2 21 (12.57%) HTML5
3 16 (9.58%) .NET
4 15 (8.98%) CSS
5 13 (7.78%) jQuery
5 13 (7.78%) RESTful
5 13 (7.78%) AngularJS
6 11 (6.59%) D3.js
6 11 (6.59%) Web Services
7 9 (5.39%) REST
8 8 (4.79%) Backbone.js
9 7 (4.19%) CSS3
10 6 (3.59%) JMS
10 6 (3.59%) JSON
11 5 (2.99%) Ajax
12 4 (2.40%) SAML
12 4 (2.40%) WCF
12 4 (2.40%) SOAP
12 4 (2.40%) XML
12 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.99%) Client/Server
2 10 (5.99%) User Experience
3 7 (4.19%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.19%) Online Banking
4 6 (3.59%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.99%) PKI
6 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.40%) Clustering
6 4 (2.40%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.80%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.80%) Handset
8 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.20%) NHS
8 2 (1.20%) Replication
8 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.20%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.35%) Windows
2 25 (14.97%) UNIX
3 22 (13.17%) Linux
4 17 (10.18%) Windows 7
5 10 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.79%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.19%) Android
8 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.40%) Solaris
9 3 (1.80%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.80%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.20%) Debian
10 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.60%) SUSE
11 1 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (10.18%) Scrum
3 15 (8.98%) OO
4 14 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (7.78%) E-Commerce
5 13 (7.78%) TDD
6 12 (7.19%) ITIL
7 10 (5.99%) Content Management
7 10 (5.99%) BDD
8 9 (5.39%) Workflow
9 8 (4.79%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.79%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.79%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.79%) Open Source
10 7 (4.19%) Software Delivery
10 7 (4.19%) SDLC
10 7 (4.19%) Web Development
10 7 (4.19%) Migration
11 6 (3.59%) Data Security
11 6 (3.59%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.56%) Java
2 27 (16.17%) JavaScript
3 13 (7.78%) SQL
4 10 (5.99%) C#
5 8 (4.79%) PHP
6 6 (3.59%) Python
7 5 (2.99%) Ruby
7 5 (2.99%) Perl
8 3 (1.80%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.80%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.20%) VBScript
9 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.60%) Scala
10 1 (0.60%) XPath
10 1 (0.60%) Groovy
10 1 (0.60%) C
10 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.59%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.79%) Degree
4 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.59%) MCSE
6 4 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.80%) CCNP
8 2 (1.20%) CCNA
8 2 (1.20%) MCSA
8 2 (1.20%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.20%) CCSE
8 2 (1.20%) MCTS
8 2 (1.20%) DCSE
9 1 (0.60%) IIBA
9 1 (0.60%) CBAP
9 1 (0.60%) MCPD
9 1 (0.60%) MOS
9 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) QA
2 3 (1.80%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.80%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (9.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.40%) vSphere
4 3 (1.80%) Squid
4 3 (1.80%) NFS
4 3 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.20%) XenApp
5 2 (1.20%) XenServer
5 2 (1.20%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.60%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.60%) Docker
6 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.60%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (5.39%) Puppet
2 7 (4.19%) SCCM
3 5 (2.99%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.40%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (1.80%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.20%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.20%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.60%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.60%) Graphite
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.60%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.37%) Oracle
3 20 (11.98%) Cisco
4 13 (7.78%) F5
5 12 (7.19%) Citrix
6 11 (6.59%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.99%) VMware
8 9 (5.39%) IBM
9 8 (4.79%) HP
10 6 (3.59%) Dell
10 6 (3.59%) EMC
10 6 (3.59%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.99%) NetApp
12 4 (2.40%) CA
12 4 (2.40%) Sybase
12 4 (2.40%) Lotus
13 3 (1.80%) Veritas
13 3 (1.80%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.80%) Adobe
13 3 (1.80%) Altiris
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