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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 553 517 496
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -21
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 4 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.050% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
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
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppFabric across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

AppFabric Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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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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 -13 2 £575 +21.05% 1
East of England - 2 £425 - 1
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
AppFabric
UK

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 13 (72.22%) Windows
4 11 (61.11%) XML
4 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) WCF
5 9 (50.00%) WF
6 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
6 8 (44.44%) Web Services
7 6 (33.33%) SOA
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
9 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
9 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
9 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (22.22%) WinForms
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) Workflow
9 4 (22.22%) Time Management
9 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.11%) NServiceBus
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) StyleCop
2 1 (5.56%) NDepend
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Trainer
6 1 (5.56%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) XML
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
2 11 (61.11%) WCF
3 9 (50.00%) WF
4 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) WinForms
6 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.11%) SignalR
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) WebSockets
8 1 (5.56%) LINQ
8 1 (5.56%) Middleware
8 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Grid Computing
2 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
2 2 (11.11%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) Workflow
2 4 (22.22%) Time Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) R
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCT
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Telerik
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle