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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advertising
Rank 200 262 332
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +70
Contract jobs citing Advertising 532 341 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.03% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the General category 2.66% 1.66% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 243 198
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 £234 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.40 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £29.60 £52.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.85 £15.90
% change year-on-year
+26.08% +12.23%
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
19981 20502 23851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.87% 42.53% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12446 13033 14412
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.65%
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
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 550 702
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.13 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.82% -14.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 +52 315 £400 -5.88% 282
South East +14 67 £400 +8.47% 68
East of England +6 37 £355 -5.33% 42
North West +23 36 £425 +6.25% 63
Yorkshire +11 23 £350 -22.22% 42
West Midlands -7 17 £375 -9.09% 65
East Midlands +7 12 £388 +40.90% 27
South West -15 10 £300 - 59
North East - 1 - - 27
Advertising
UK

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 282 (26.93%) Microsoft
2 258 (24.64%) Finance
3 224 (21.39%) Marketing
4 187 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (14.90%) SQL
6 152 (14.52%) HTML
7 134 (12.80%) .NET
8 129 (12.32%) CRM
9 121 (11.56%) CSS
9 121 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 118 (11.27%) JavaScript
11 108 (10.32%) Windows
12 100 (9.55%) C#
13 98 (9.36%) Dynamics CRM
14 95 (9.07%) Dynamics AX
15 93 (8.88%) MS Excel
16 92 (8.79%) Project Management
17 90 (8.60%) SharePoint
17 90 (8.60%) Degree
18 80 (7.64%) SQL Server
19 73 (6.97%) Java
20 71 (6.78%) Oracle
21 69 (6.59%) Active Directory
22 66 (6.30%) Business Analysis
22 66 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
23 59 (5.64%) User Experience
23 59 (5.64%) Analytics
23 59 (5.64%) Scrum
23 59 (5.64%) Banking
24 54 (5.16%) XML

Advertising
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 90 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 43 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 28 (2.67%) CMS
4 23 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (1.15%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.15%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (0.96%) SAS
11 9 (0.86%) Drupal
11 9 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.76%) Node.js
12 8 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.76%) CICS
13 7 (0.67%) IIS
13 7 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 93 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 44 (4.20%) Photoshop
3 39 (3.72%) MS Office
4 30 (2.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 30 (2.87%) MS Project
5 29 (2.77%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (1.24%) InDesign
8 9 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.67%) Fireworks
9 7 (0.67%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.57%) 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 (0.096%) Maya
14 1 (0.096%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.096%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 98 (9.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 95 (9.07%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (2.67%) Agresso
4 16 (1.53%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.86%) 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 (0.096%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.096%) RMDS
8 1 (0.096%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.096%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.096%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.096%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.096%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.86%) SaaS
1 9 (0.86%) Office 365
2 8 (0.76%) Force.com
3 7 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.48%) PaaS
4 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.19%) IaaS
7 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.19%) GitHub
7 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.63%) Firewall
2 30 (2.87%) DNS
3 28 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 27 (2.58%) WAN
5 26 (2.48%) LAN
6 22 (2.10%) Internet
6 22 (2.10%) DHCP
7 10 (0.96%) SAN
8 7 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.48%) Intranet
9 5 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.38%) SMS
11 3 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.29%) HTTP
11 3 (0.29%) VPN
12 2 (0.19%) MPLS
12 2 (0.19%) LDAP
12 2 (0.19%) SSL
12 2 (0.19%) Broadband
12 2 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 26 (2.48%) MySQL
5 21 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.53%) DB2
9 15 (1.43%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.34%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.05%) MongoDB
12 10 (0.96%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (0.96%) Big Data
13 9 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.76%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.67%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.57%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.57%) JasperReports
16 6 (0.57%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 24 (2.29%) Subversion
2 22 (2.10%) Git (software)
3 19 (1.81%) JIRA
4 16 (1.53%) Selenium
5 14 (1.34%) Dreamweaver
5 14 (1.34%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.86%) Bitbucket
7 8 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.76%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.76%) PHPUnit
7 8 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.76%) ClearCase
7 8 (0.76%) Maven
8 7 (0.67%) JUnit
8 7 (0.67%) MorphX
8 7 (0.67%) Axure RP
9 6 (0.57%) Jasmine
9 6 (0.57%) WebDriver
9 6 (0.57%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.57%) ClearQuest
General
1 258 (24.64%) Finance
2 224 (21.39%) Marketing
3 59 (5.64%) Banking
4 36 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 29 (2.77%) Retail
7 25 (2.39%) Investment Banking
8 22 (2.10%) French Language
9 20 (1.91%) Spanish Language
9 20 (1.91%) Publishing
10 15 (1.43%) Front Office
10 15 (1.43%) Mandarin Language
11 13 (1.24%) Legal
12 12 (1.15%) Billing
13 10 (0.96%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.67%) Law
14 7 (0.67%) Games
15 5 (0.48%) Automotive
16 4 (0.38%) Back Office
17 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 282 (26.93%) Developer
2 187 (17.86%) Analyst
3 101 (9.65%) Business Analyst
4 95 (9.07%) Consultant
5 93 (8.88%) Project Manager
6 53 (5.06%) Designer
7 43 (4.11%) Architect
8 40 (3.82%) Front-End Developer
9 38 (3.63%) CRM Developer
10 37 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 31 (2.96%) Microsoft Developer
12 27 (2.58%) Support Engineer
13 24 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
13 24 (2.29%) Senior Developer
14 22 (2.10%) Senior Business Analyst
15 21 (2.01%) .NET Developer
15 21 (2.01%) Web Developer
16 20 (1.91%) Support Analyst
16 20 (1.91%) Java Developer
17 19 (1.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (14.52%) HTML
2 134 (12.80%) .NET
3 121 (11.56%) CSS
4 54 (5.16%) XML
5 50 (4.78%) ASP.NET
5 50 (4.78%) jQuery
6 47 (4.49%) HTML5
7 43 (4.11%) Web Services
8 35 (3.34%) AngularJS
9 30 (2.87%) CSS3
10 28 (2.67%) Flash
11 24 (2.29%) Middleware
11 24 (2.29%) WCF
12 21 (2.01%) RESTful
12 21 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (1.81%) JSON
14 18 (1.72%) Ajax
14 18 (1.72%) J2EE
15 17 (1.62%) SOAP
15 17 (1.62%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.64%) User Experience
3 28 (2.67%) Social Media
4 22 (2.10%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.10%) Mobile App
5 18 (1.72%) Mainframe
6 16 (1.53%) Mathematics
7 14 (1.34%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.15%) Open Source
9 11 (1.05%) Digital Media
10 10 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (0.96%) iPhone
11 9 (0.86%) Video on Demand
12 8 (0.76%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.67%) W3C
13 7 (0.67%) PMI
13 7 (0.67%) Market Risk
13 7 (0.67%) Derivative
13 7 (0.67%) iPad
14 6 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 108 (10.32%) Windows
2 47 (4.49%) Linux
3 40 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (2.87%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.67%) Android
6 26 (2.48%) UNIX
7 18 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 18 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.43%) Solaris
10 12 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.05%) zOS
12 10 (0.96%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.96%) AIX
13 8 (0.76%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.38%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.29%) SUSE
16 3 (0.29%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (12.32%) CRM
3 121 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (8.79%) Project Management
5 66 (6.30%) Business Analysis
6 59 (5.64%) Analytics
6 59 (5.64%) Scrum
7 51 (4.87%) E-Commerce
8 50 (4.78%) MVC
9 47 (4.49%) TDD
10 46 (4.39%) OO
11 45 (4.30%) PRINCE2
12 43 (4.11%) ITIL
12 43 (4.11%) ERP
13 38 (3.63%) Migration
14 31 (2.96%) Workflow
14 31 (2.96%) Waterfall
14 31 (2.96%) BDD
15 29 (2.77%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (2.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 156 (14.90%) SQL
2 118 (11.27%) JavaScript
3 100 (9.55%) C#
4 73 (6.97%) Java
5 44 (4.20%) PHP
6 25 (2.39%) T-SQL
7 21 (2.01%) C
8 19 (1.81%) Python
9 16 (1.53%) Ruby
10 15 (1.43%) X++
11 10 (0.96%) Perl
12 8 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.67%) ActionScript
13 7 (0.67%) PHP5
14 6 (0.57%) ActionScript 3.0
14 6 (0.57%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.48%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.48%) C++
15 5 (0.48%) COBOL
15 5 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 90 (8.60%) Degree
2 32 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (1.53%) MCSE
4 14 (1.34%) CISSP
5 10 (0.96%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.76%) CISM
7 7 (0.67%) CCNA
7 7 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.57%) CRISC
8 6 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.48%) CCNP
9 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.48%) PMP
9 5 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.38%) MCITP
11 3 (0.29%) CISA
11 3 (0.29%) MCSD
11 3 (0.29%) ISEB
11 3 (0.29%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.96%) QA
2 10 (0.96%) SLA
3 8 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.096%) Basel II
8 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
System Software
1 69 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.62%) XenApp
2 17 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.05%) vSphere
5 7 (0.67%) RACF
6 5 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.38%) ACF2
7 4 (0.38%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.29%) NDS
8 3 (0.29%) Novell eDirectory
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.096%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.096%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (1.53%) SCCM
2 5 (0.48%) Puppet
3 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.19%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.19%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.096%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.096%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.096%) SCOM
5 1 (0.096%) WSUS
5 1 (0.096%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.096%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.096%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.096%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.096%) Salt
5 1 (0.096%) StatsD
5 1 (0.096%) Ansible
Vendors
1 282 (26.93%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.78%) Oracle
3 43 (4.11%) VMware
4 39 (3.72%) Citrix
5 37 (3.53%) Adobe
6 25 (2.39%) Cisco
7 22 (2.10%) IBM
8 20 (1.91%) SolarWinds
8 20 (1.91%) Google
9 19 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.43%) Facebook
11 14 (1.34%) JD Edwards
12 13 (1.24%) Remedy
13 11 (1.05%) JBoss
13 11 (1.05%) SAP
14 10 (0.96%) Sitecore
14 10 (0.96%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.86%) Tableau
16 8 (0.76%) Bloomberg
17 7 (0.67%) CheckPoint
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