The table below looks at the statistics for AppFabric skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppFabric over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 622 616 569
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -47
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 3 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.006% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.021% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 16
Median daily rate £413 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £378 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £398 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate - £383 £450
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
14288 14202 13460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.02% 27.92% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10187 9700 8897
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 200 194
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

AppFabric
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing AppFabric as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppFabric within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 2 £413 +3.12% 3
South East - 1 - -
AppFabric
UK

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AppFabric also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for AppFabric.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) SCOM
5 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Finance

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) French Language
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Escalation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Web Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Integration Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Developer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
4 1 (11.11%) SAML
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) EAI
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCAD
1 1 (11.11%) MCPD
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCTS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) cPanel
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore