The table below looks at the statistics for AppFabric 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 AppFabric over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 593 590 555
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 3 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.006% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.024% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 22
Average daily rate £400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
AppFabric
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13519 12732 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.65% 27.04% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9470 8568 7886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 179 254
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.28 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

AppFabric
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppFabric across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

AppFabric Jobs Demand Trend in England

AppFabric
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

AppFabric Daily Rate Trend in England

AppFabric
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

AppFabric Hourly Rate Trend in England

AppFabric
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 AppFabric within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East - 2 £399 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
AppFabric
UK

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing AppFabric 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 AppFabric.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
3 17 (89.47%) XML
4 16 (84.21%) SOAP
4 16 (84.21%) Web Services
4 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (84.21%) WCF
4 16 (84.21%) REST
5 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
5 13 (68.42%) Windows
6 12 (63.16%) SOA
6 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
6 12 (63.16%) Finance
6 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
6 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
7 11 (57.89%) SDLC
7 11 (57.89%) Oracle ODI
7 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
7 11 (57.89%) Oracle
7 11 (57.89%) WF
7 11 (57.89%) BPEL
7 11 (57.89%) MDX
7 11 (57.89%) Control-M
7 11 (57.89%) Shell Script
7 11 (57.89%) EDI
7 11 (57.89%) MSMQ
7 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
7 11 (57.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (52.63%) ERP

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing AppFabric 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 AppFabric. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
3 11 (57.89%) Oracle ODI
4 10 (52.63%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (36.84%) Essbase
6 5 (26.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
2 11 (57.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Games
2 5 (26.32%) Interactive Media
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
1 11 (57.89%) Integration Architect
2 10 (52.63%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (47.37%) Data Architect
3 9 (47.37%) Data Integration Architect
4 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Developer
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Azure Developer
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 3 (15.79%) SOA Architect
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (10.53%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) XML
2 16 (84.21%) REST
2 16 (84.21%) SOAP
2 16 (84.21%) WCF
2 16 (84.21%) Web Services
3 11 (57.89%) EDI
3 11 (57.89%) MDX
3 11 (57.89%) MSMQ
3 11 (57.89%) WF
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 5 (26.32%) JSON
6 5 (26.32%) Memcached
7 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) SOA
3 11 (57.89%) BPEL
3 11 (57.89%) SDLC
3 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
4 10 (52.63%) API Integration
4 10 (52.63%) B2B
4 10 (52.63%) B2C
4 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (52.63%) CRM
4 10 (52.63%) ERP
5 7 (36.84%) DRM
6 6 (31.58%) Data Transformation
6 6 (31.58%) ETL
6 6 (31.58%) Investment Management
6 6 (31.58%) Kanban
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (26.32%) MVC
7 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
3 11 (57.89%) Shell Script
4 6 (31.58%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) cPanel
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Oracle
3 7 (36.84%) Hyperion
3 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 7 (36.84%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore