The table below looks at the statistics for Active Record skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Record over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Active Record Pattern
Rank 568 523 517
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Record 1 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.034% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% 0.046% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 -
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36373 35079 29900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.25% 75.39% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23249 21496 18158
Average daily rate £425 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 982 1094 1102
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Active Record
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Record across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Active Record Jobs Demand Trend in England

Active Record
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Active Record Daily Rate Trend in England

Active Record
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Record within the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
London -8 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Active Record
UK

Active Record
Top 21 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Active Record 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 Active Record.

1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Capybara
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) GitLab

Active Record
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Active Record 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 Active Record. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Capybara
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby