The table below looks at the statistics for PowerHouse 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 PowerHouse over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos PowerHouse
Rank 194 214 224
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Contract jobs citing PowerHouse 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.11% 0.025%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.24% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
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£325 £419 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% -14.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2466 3280 3119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.44% 44.53% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1892 2530 2406
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.09 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PowerHouse
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PowerHouse Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PowerHouse
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 PowerHouse across the City of London region.

PowerHouse Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PowerHouse
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 PowerHouse across the City of London region.

PowerHouse Hourly 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 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PowerHouse 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 PowerHouse.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Mercurial
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (66.67%) iOS SDK
3 4 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
3 4 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 4 (66.67%) iPhone
3 4 (66.67%) OOD
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 4 (66.67%) Cocoa
3 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Ant
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PowerHouse 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 PowerHouse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (16.67%) Mockito
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) iOS SDK
1 4 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) OOD
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle