The table below looks at the statistics for concrete5 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 concrete5 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
concrete5
Rank 576 566 571
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing concrete5 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.021% 0.035% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £285 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £285 £240
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9328 8500 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.85% 17.62% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5723 5146 5343
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 354 462
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.17 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing concrete5 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

concrete5 Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing concrete5 across the England region.

concrete5 Daily Rate Trend in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing concrete5 across the England region.

concrete5 Hourly Rate Trend in England

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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 concrete5 within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 - 2 £350 -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing concrete5 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 concrete5.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 2 (66.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Magento
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Pay per click
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing concrete5 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 concrete5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Symfony
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Pay per click
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google