The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FatWire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FatWire over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FatWire
Rank 117 - 124
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FatWire 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% - 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1276 1055 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.30% 45.55% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 552 544
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £143 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 110 131
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £40.00 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

FatWire Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FatWire across the East of England region.

FatWire Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FatWire across the East of England region.

FatWire Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 13 (92.86%) CMS
3 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (64.29%) B2C
5 9 (64.29%) SQL
6 8 (57.14%) HTML
6 8 (57.14%) CSS
6 8 (57.14%) Content Management
7 6 (42.86%) Adobe
7 6 (42.86%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
8 5 (35.71%) Validation
8 5 (35.71%) SOA
8 5 (35.71%) JSP
9 4 (28.57%) Windows
9 4 (28.57%) XML
9 4 (28.57%) XHTML
9 4 (28.57%) Legal
9 4 (28.57%) HTML5
9 4 (28.57%) Ajax
9 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
10 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
10 3 (21.43%) Scrum
10 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
10 3 (21.43%) Web Services
11 2 (14.29%) Ant
11 2 (14.29%) UNIX
11 2 (14.29%) Solaris

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (92.86%) CMS
2 6 (42.86%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) JSP
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) XHTML
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) B2C
3 8 (57.14%) Content Management
4 5 (35.71%) Validation
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) RAD
6 2 (14.29%) SEO
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) RUP
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle