The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Advertising in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Advertising over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advertising
Rank 198 259 341
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +82
Contract jobs citing Advertising 539 355 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 0.74% 0.48%
As % of the General category 2.65% 1.74% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 253 184
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £14.40 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £29.60 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.15%
Advertising
UK

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20314 20407 23618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.07% 42.41% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12628 13067 14245
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 540 688
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £26.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -21.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Advertising
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Advertising Jobs Demand Trend in England

Advertising
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Advertising Daily Rate Trend in England

Advertising
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Advertising Daily Rate Histogram in England

Advertising
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Advertising Hourly Rate Trend in England

Advertising
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Advertising Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Advertising
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 Advertising within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +40 311 £400 -5.88% 292
South East +6 67 £400 +6.66% 86
East of England +4 42 £355 -5.33% 30
North West +18 38 £425 +6.25% 72
Yorkshire +4 20 £350 -15.66% 39
West Midlands -5 17 £400 -3.03% 66
East Midlands +6 13 £375 +36.36% 38
South West -20 12 £300 - 44
North East - 1 - - 24
Advertising
UK

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Advertising 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 Advertising.

1 285 (27.64%) Microsoft
2 264 (25.61%) Finance
3 209 (20.27%) Marketing
4 165 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (14.94%) SQL
6 143 (13.87%) HTML
7 141 (13.68%) .NET
8 128 (12.42%) CRM
9 115 (11.15%) CSS
10 114 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 111 (10.77%) JavaScript
12 105 (10.18%) Windows
13 100 (9.70%) C#
14 98 (9.51%) Dynamics CRM
15 96 (9.31%) Dynamics AX
15 96 (9.31%) SharePoint
16 88 (8.54%) Project Management
16 88 (8.54%) MS Excel
17 87 (8.44%) Degree
18 79 (7.66%) SQL Server
19 72 (6.98%) Active Directory
20 68 (6.60%) Oracle
21 67 (6.50%) Java
22 62 (6.01%) Business Analysis
23 61 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
24 56 (5.43%) Banking
25 54 (5.24%) Scrum
26 52 (5.04%) MVC
26 52 (5.04%) Analytics
27 51 (4.95%) ASP.NET

Advertising
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Advertising 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 Advertising. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 96 (9.31%) SharePoint
2 44 (4.27%) MS Exchange
3 25 (2.42%) CMS
3 25 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.16%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.97%) SAS
10 9 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.78%) Drupal
11 8 (0.78%) Node.js
11 8 (0.78%) IIS
11 8 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.68%) CICS
Applications
1 88 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.69%) MS Office
2 38 (3.69%) Photoshop
3 27 (2.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (2.42%) MS Project
5 20 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 16 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (1.26%) InDesign
8 8 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.68%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.58%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (0.48%) SPSS
11 5 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.29%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.097%) Maya
14 1 (0.097%) Mingle
14 1 (0.097%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 98 (9.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 96 (9.31%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (3.69%) Agresso
4 13 (1.26%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.19%) Adaptiv
7 2 (0.19%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.097%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.097%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.097%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.097%) RMDS
8 1 (0.097%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 1 (0.097%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.07%) Office 365
2 9 (0.87%) SaaS
3 8 (0.78%) Force.com
4 7 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.29%) PaaS
6 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.19%) IaaS
7 2 (0.19%) GitHub
7 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.49%) Firewall
2 30 (2.91%) DNS
3 26 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.42%) WAN
5 24 (2.33%) LAN
6 22 (2.13%) DHCP
7 18 (1.75%) Internet
8 9 (0.87%) SAN
9 6 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.48%) Intranet
11 4 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.39%) SMS
12 3 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.29%) VPN
13 2 (0.19%) MPLS
13 2 (0.19%) LDAP
13 2 (0.19%) Broadband
14 1 (0.097%) Wireless
14 1 (0.097%) HTTP
14 1 (0.097%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (2.23%) MySQL
5 22 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.36%) DB2
9 12 (1.16%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.07%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (0.97%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.97%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.78%) Big Data
14 7 (0.68%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.68%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.58%) JasperReports
15 6 (0.58%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.58%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 23 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.13%) Subversion
3 15 (1.45%) JIRA
4 14 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
5 13 (1.26%) Selenium
6 9 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.87%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.78%) Maven
8 7 (0.68%) ClearCase
8 7 (0.68%) PHPUnit
8 7 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.68%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.68%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.68%) MorphX
9 6 (0.58%) JUnit
10 5 (0.48%) Ant
10 5 (0.48%) ClearQuest
10 5 (0.48%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.48%) Hudson
11 4 (0.39%) Jasmine
General
1 264 (25.61%) Finance
2 209 (20.27%) Marketing
3 56 (5.43%) Banking
4 34 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 33 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.52%) Retail
7 21 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.04%) French Language
8 20 (1.94%) Spanish Language
9 19 (1.84%) Publishing
10 15 (1.45%) Mandarin Language
11 12 (1.16%) Billing
12 10 (0.97%) Front Office
13 9 (0.87%) Legal
13 9 (0.87%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.68%) Games
15 5 (0.48%) Automotive
15 5 (0.48%) Law
16 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 271 (26.29%) Developer
2 178 (17.26%) Analyst
3 104 (10.09%) Consultant
4 92 (8.92%) Project Manager
5 91 (8.83%) Business Analyst
6 45 (4.36%) Designer
7 41 (3.98%) CRM Developer
8 40 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 39 (3.78%) Architect
10 36 (3.49%) Front-End Developer
11 32 (3.10%) Microsoft Developer
12 25 (2.42%) Support Engineer
13 24 (2.33%) Senior Developer
14 22 (2.13%) Web Developer
15 21 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
15 21 (2.04%) .NET Developer
15 21 (2.04%) Dynamics AX Consultant
16 20 (1.94%) Systems Engineer
16 20 (1.94%) Support Analyst
17 19 (1.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (13.87%) HTML
2 141 (13.68%) .NET
3 115 (11.15%) CSS
4 51 (4.95%) ASP.NET
5 49 (4.75%) XML
6 44 (4.27%) jQuery
7 41 (3.98%) HTML5
8 40 (3.88%) Web Services
9 34 (3.30%) AngularJS
10 27 (2.62%) Flash
10 27 (2.62%) CSS3
11 23 (2.23%) WCF
12 21 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (1.94%) Middleware
14 19 (1.84%) RESTful
15 18 (1.75%) SOAP
16 17 (1.65%) J2EE
16 17 (1.65%) Ajax
17 16 (1.55%) Backbone.js
17 16 (1.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 61 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.75%) User Experience
3 29 (2.81%) Social Media
4 23 (2.23%) Mathematics
4 23 (2.23%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.55%) Mainframe
7 14 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 14 (1.36%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.07%) iPhone
9 10 (0.97%) Open Source
10 8 (0.78%) iPad
10 8 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.68%) W3C
11 7 (0.68%) Video on Demand
11 7 (0.68%) Market Risk
11 7 (0.68%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.58%) Derivative
12 6 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 105 (10.18%) Windows
2 43 (4.17%) Linux
3 41 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.81%) Android
6 22 (2.13%) UNIX
7 20 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.65%) Windows 7
10 14 (1.36%) Solaris
11 11 (1.07%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.87%) AIX
12 9 (0.87%) zOS
12 9 (0.87%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.78%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.39%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.29%) SUSE
16 3 (0.29%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (12.42%) CRM
3 114 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (8.54%) Project Management
5 62 (6.01%) Business Analysis
6 54 (5.24%) Scrum
7 52 (5.04%) MVC
7 52 (5.04%) Analytics
8 49 (4.75%) ERP
9 46 (4.46%) PRINCE2
9 46 (4.46%) ITIL
10 44 (4.27%) E-Commerce
11 43 (4.17%) Migration
11 43 (4.17%) TDD
12 40 (3.88%) OO
13 28 (2.72%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (2.72%) Workflow
14 27 (2.62%) BDD
15 25 (2.42%) SEO
15 25 (2.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 154 (14.94%) SQL
2 111 (10.77%) JavaScript
3 100 (9.70%) C#
4 67 (6.50%) Java
5 38 (3.69%) PHP
6 27 (2.62%) C
7 23 (2.23%) T-SQL
8 19 (1.84%) Python
9 17 (1.65%) X++
10 14 (1.36%) Ruby
11 10 (0.97%) PowerShell
11 10 (0.97%) Perl
12 8 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.68%) ActionScript
13 7 (0.68%) PHP5
14 6 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.58%) ActionScript 3.0
15 5 (0.48%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.48%) C++
15 5 (0.48%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 87 (8.44%) Degree
2 32 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.45%) MCSE
4 14 (1.36%) CISSP
5 8 (0.78%) CISM
6 7 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.58%) CRISC
7 6 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.58%) CCNA
8 5 (0.48%) ISEB
8 5 (0.48%) PMP
8 5 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.48%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.39%) CCNP
10 3 (0.29%) CISA
10 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.29%) MCITP
11 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.01%) QA
2 8 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (0.78%) SLA
3 7 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.29%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.097%) Basel II
System Software
1 72 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.55%) XenApp
4 14 (1.36%) vSphere
5 12 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.68%) RACF
7 6 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.39%) ACF2
9 3 (0.29%) NDS
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.29%) Novell eDirectory
10 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.097%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.097%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (1.45%) SCCM
2 5 (0.48%) Puppet
3 4 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.19%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.19%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.19%) Salt
4 2 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.097%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.097%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.097%) StatsD
5 1 (0.097%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.097%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.097%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.097%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.097%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.097%) SCOM
5 1 (0.097%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.097%) WSUS
Vendors
1 285 (27.64%) Microsoft
2 68 (6.60%) Oracle
3 45 (4.36%) VMware
4 39 (3.78%) Citrix
5 37 (3.59%) Adobe
6 24 (2.33%) Cisco
7 19 (1.84%) SolarWinds
8 18 (1.75%) Google
9 17 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.65%) IBM
9 17 (1.65%) Facebook
10 15 (1.45%) JD Edwards
11 12 (1.16%) Remedy
11 12 (1.16%) SAP
12 10 (0.97%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.87%) Tableau
14 8 (0.78%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.78%) JBoss
15 6 (0.58%) DoubleClick
15 6 (0.58%) Novell
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