The table below looks at the statistics for Trac 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 Trac over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Trac
Rank 128 138 114
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing Trac 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.067% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 0.52% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
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£248 £165 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -49.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £165 £325
% change year-on-year
+97.72% -49.23%
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%
Trac
England

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

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
382 385 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.85% 12.96% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 201 130
Average daily rate £375 £375 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 31 27
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £33.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.25 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Trac
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Trac Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Trac
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 Trac across the East of England region.

Trac Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Trac
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Trac across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Trac Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Trac
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 Trac within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Essex +5 4 £248 +50.00%
Trac
England

Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Redmine
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) Telnet
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) CGI
3 2 (50.00%) IPv4
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) Firmware
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) 802.11
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) Telnet
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) IPv4
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) 802.11
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) 4G
4 1 (25.00%) DSL
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Redmine
3 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CGI
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware