The first table below looks at the demand for Trac 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 Trac over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trac
Rank 193 216 220
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Contract jobs citing Trac 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.084% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.73% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +261.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-49.23% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
797 821 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 11.55% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 617 619
Average daily rate £450 £402 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £582 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Trac
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Trac
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Trac Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Trac
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 Trac across the City of London region.

Trac Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Trac 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 Trac.

1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Redmine
2 5 (83.33%) FogBugz
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) OO PHP
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Zend
2 5 (83.33%) PHP5
2 5 (83.33%) Mercurial
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSL
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) XHTML
2 5 (83.33%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Trac 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 Trac. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Redmine
2 5 (83.33%) FogBugz
2 5 (83.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSL
2 5 (83.33%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO PHP
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PHP5
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Zend
1 5 (83.33%) Salesforce.com
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