The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Trac
Rank 188 208 198
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing Trac 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£360 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £165 £325
% change year-on-year
+98.48% -49.23%
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
704 856 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.88% 13.30% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 653 601
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £56.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £47.50 £49.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £47.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
1 2 (100.00%) PHP5
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Redmine
1 2 (100.00%) FogBugz
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) OO PHP

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Redmine
1 2 (100.00%) FogBugz
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (100.00%) Zend