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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 570 547 500
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -47
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 2 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.034% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.015% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
13049 12908 11359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.30% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 8340 7310
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 204 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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
East of England - 2 £425 -
London - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
AppFabric
UK

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (66.67%) WF
5 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (44.44%) WinForms
6 4 (44.44%) Time Management
6 4 (44.44%) Workflow
6 4 (44.44%) Web Services
6 4 (44.44%) XML
6 4 (44.44%) Windows
6 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
6 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
6 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
6 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
7 3 (33.33%) MVC
8 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
8 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
8 2 (22.22%) Grid Computing
8 2 (22.22%) Banking
8 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
8 2 (22.22%) Market Risk
8 2 (22.22%) WCF

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (11.11%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 6 (66.67%) WF
3 4 (44.44%) WinForms
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) SignalR
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) WebSockets
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Grid Computing
2 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
2 2 (22.22%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
1 4 (44.44%) Time Management
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) R
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft