The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills 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 Internet over the 3 months to 28 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 73 76 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing Internet 51 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.01% 2.07% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.13% 14.63% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 20
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£356 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £252 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.25 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -67.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £12.90 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.18 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+23.51% +12.44%
Internet
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
361 328 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.23% 14.16% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 160 173
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 51 57
Average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £37.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Internet
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 Internet across the East of England region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Internet
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 Internet across the East of England region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Internet
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Internet Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -14 21 £350 -3.51% 23
Hertfordshire -3 17 £493 +40.71% 9
Bedfordshire -2 9 £250 -28.57% 4
Essex +10 3 £375 -16.66% 2
Norfolk +4 1 - - 2
Suffolk - - - - 1
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 42 (38.89%) HTML
2 31 (28.70%) Linux
3 29 (26.85%) SQL
4 25 (23.15%) JavaScript
4 25 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (20.37%) Windows
6 21 (19.44%) Python
6 21 (19.44%) MS Excel
6 21 (19.44%) XML
7 19 (17.59%) HTML5
8 18 (16.67%) CSS
8 18 (16.67%) Java
9 17 (15.74%) MS Office
9 17 (15.74%) VPN
10 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 16 (14.81%) E-Commerce
10 16 (14.81%) Marketing
10 16 (14.81%) Finance
10 16 (14.81%) JIRA
11 15 (13.89%) CSS3
11 15 (13.89%) Perforce
12 14 (12.96%) OO
12 14 (12.96%) HP
13 13 (12.04%) Windows XP
13 13 (12.04%) Scrum
13 13 (12.04%) Web Development
13 13 (12.04%) QA
14 12 (11.11%) Open Source
14 12 (11.11%) TDD
14 12 (11.11%) Retail

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (10.19%) Apache
2 8 (7.41%) Node.js
2 8 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.48%) lighttpd
4 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.85%) Drupal
7 2 (1.85%) Lync
7 2 (1.85%) JBoss
7 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.93%) IIS
8 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.93%) Moodle
Applications
1 21 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.74%) MS Office
3 5 (4.63%) Photoshop
4 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.78%) MS Project
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.93%) InDesign
6 1 (0.93%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.85%) SaaS
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.74%) VPN
2 12 (11.11%) Firewall
3 10 (9.26%) Intranet
4 9 (8.33%) Extranet
5 5 (4.63%) DNS
5 5 (4.63%) WAN
5 5 (4.63%) DHCP
5 5 (4.63%) LAN
6 4 (3.70%) Junos
6 4 (3.70%) Multicast
6 4 (3.70%) IPv6
6 4 (3.70%) MPLS
6 4 (3.70%) BGP
6 4 (3.70%) VLAN
7 3 (2.78%) Wireless
7 3 (2.78%) LDAP
7 3 (2.78%) DWDM
7 3 (2.78%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.78%) VoIP
8 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) MySQL
2 5 (4.63%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.85%) QlikView
4 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.85%) CorVu
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) JIRA
2 11 (10.19%) Subversion
3 10 (9.26%) Ant
4 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.41%) Grunt
6 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.78%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.78%) Selenium
7 2 (1.85%) Flex Builder
7 2 (1.85%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.85%) NUnit
8 1 (0.93%) Log4j
8 1 (0.93%) Maven
8 1 (0.93%) JUnit
8 1 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.93%) MSTest
8 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.93%) QUnit
General
1 16 (14.81%) Marketing
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 12 (11.11%) Retail
3 11 (10.19%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.70%) Electronics
5 4 (3.70%) Publishing
6 2 (1.85%) French Language
6 2 (1.85%) German Language
6 2 (1.85%) Automotive
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (27.78%) Developer
2 26 (24.07%) Analyst
3 15 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Service Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (7.41%) Senior Manager
8 7 (6.48%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Architect
9 6 (5.56%) Network Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Consultant
11 4 (3.70%) Security Analyst
11 4 (3.70%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Support Analyst
12 3 (2.78%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.89%) HTML
2 21 (19.44%) XML
3 19 (17.59%) HTML5
4 18 (16.67%) CSS
5 15 (13.89%) CSS3
6 9 (8.33%) .NET
6 9 (8.33%) J2EE
7 8 (7.41%) Spring
8 5 (4.63%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.63%) Web Services
8 5 (4.63%) REST
8 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.63%) jQuery
9 4 (3.70%) JSON
9 4 (3.70%) LAMP
10 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.78%) Ajax
10 3 (2.78%) Flash
10 3 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Open Source
1 12 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Streaming Media
4 5 (4.63%) IPTV
4 5 (4.63%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.78%) Clustering
5 3 (2.78%) PKI
6 2 (1.85%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.85%) RIA
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.85%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.85%) DTV
6 2 (1.85%) Animation
6 2 (1.85%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.85%) Handset
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) PDA
7 1 (0.93%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Linux
2 22 (20.37%) Windows
3 13 (12.04%) Windows XP
4 7 (6.48%) UNIX
5 3 (2.78%) Solaris
6 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.93%) HPUX
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 14 (12.96%) OO
4 13 (12.04%) Scrum
4 13 (12.04%) Web Development
5 12 (11.11%) TDD
6 11 (10.19%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.26%) Manual Testing
7 10 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (8.33%) BDD
9 8 (7.41%) Test Strategy
9 8 (7.41%) Web Design
9 8 (7.41%) Software Testing
10 7 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.56%) ITIL
11 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (4.63%) Change Management
12 5 (4.63%) Regression Testing
12 5 (4.63%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.85%) SQL
2 25 (23.15%) JavaScript
3 21 (19.44%) Python
4 18 (16.67%) Java
5 9 (8.33%) C
5 9 (8.33%) C++
6 6 (5.56%) PHP
7 4 (3.70%) C#
8 2 (1.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) XPath
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.93%) Golang
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) CCNP
2 4 (3.70%) ISEB
2 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.85%) CCNA
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (1.85%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.93%) MCTS
4 1 (0.93%) MCSE
4 1 (0.93%) MCP
4 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.93%) CCIE
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) WCAG
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) Snort
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) OVSD
1 10 (9.26%) OpenView
2 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.85%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (1.85%) Nessus
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
4 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.89%) Perforce
3 14 (12.96%) HP
4 7 (6.48%) IBM
5 6 (5.56%) Cisco
5 6 (5.56%) Oracle
6 4 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.70%) Juniper
6 4 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.78%) Endeca
7 3 (2.78%) McAfee
7 3 (2.78%) Sun
7 3 (2.78%) Adobe
8 2 (1.85%) Qualys
8 2 (1.85%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.85%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.85%) Splunk
8 2 (1.85%) Rapid7
8 2 (1.85%) Citrix
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