The table below looks at the statistics for AWD 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 AWD over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DST Systems Automated Work Distributor (AWD)
Rank 595 568 554
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Contract jobs citing AWD 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.048% 0.066% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£460 £500 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +25.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 - £395
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4138 4526 4136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.01% 9.16% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2464 2389 2237
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 63 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.16 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.79% -2.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -11.30%

AWD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AWD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

AWD Jobs Demand Trend in England

AWD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

AWD Daily Rate Trend in England

AWD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

AWD Hourly Rate Trend in England

AWD
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 AWD within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
Yorkshire - 1 £460 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
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UK

AWD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing AWD 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 AWD.

1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Process Management
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Sybase
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Route 53
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3

AWD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing AWD 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 AWD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Route 53
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Struts
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSD
2 1 (16.67%) XSL
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Process Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat