The first table below looks at the demand for Tridion 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 Tridion over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Business Applications category for the East of England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SDL Tridion
Rank 142 113 129
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +16
Contract jobs citing Tridion 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.89% 3.03% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £226 £325
% change year-on-year
+41.43% -30.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00
Business Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
242 132 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.51% 5.72% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 72 132
Average daily rate £400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Tridion
England

Tridion
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Tridion Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Tridion
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 Tridion across the East of England region.

Tridion Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Tridion
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 Tridion across the East of England region.

Tridion Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Tridion 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 Tridion.

1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Content Management
4 5 (45.45%) XMLBeans
4 5 (45.45%) Ajax
4 5 (45.45%) Blue Martini
4 5 (45.45%) Web 2.0
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
4 5 (45.45%) XPath
4 5 (45.45%) Retail
4 5 (45.45%) Subversion
4 5 (45.45%) JSTL
4 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 5 (45.45%) Elastic Path
4 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) Log4j
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (45.45%) ATG
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
4 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
4 5 (45.45%) Interwoven
4 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Tridion 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 Tridion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (45.45%) MQSeries
2 3 (27.27%) CMS
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) Documentum
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
1 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
1 5 (45.45%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
1 5 (45.45%) Log4j
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
1 5 (45.45%) Ant
1 5 (45.45%) JUnit
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Online Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Support
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) XMLBeans
2 5 (45.45%) Ajax
2 5 (45.45%) JSTL
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 5 (45.45%) JDBC
2 5 (45.45%) JSP
2 5 (45.45%) Servlets
2 5 (45.45%) Struts
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) XSLT
2 5 (45.45%) EJB
2 5 (45.45%) XHTML
2 5 (45.45%) JMS
3 3 (27.27%) Flash
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Flex
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Web 2.0
2 3 (27.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) HPUX
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Debian
3 2 (18.18%) VMS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Content Management
2 5 (45.45%) UML
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) RAD
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) XPath
3 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Blue Martini
1 5 (45.45%) Elastic Path
1 5 (45.45%) ATG
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) Interwoven
2 3 (27.27%) Facebook
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle