The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FatWire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FatWire over the 3 months to 16 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the FatWire Corporation.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 520 535 543
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Contract jobs citing FatWire 53 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.075% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £353 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £338
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £24.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +67.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £24.64
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +67.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23814 22459 25022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.69% 46.51% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13775 12894 13142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 1022 1247
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% +0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £40.57 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

FatWire
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FatWire Jobs Demand Trend in England

FatWire
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FatWire Daily Rate Trend in England

FatWire
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FatWire across the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

FatWire Daily Rate Histogram in England

FatWire
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

FatWire Hourly Rate Trend in England

FatWire
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 FatWire within the England region over the 3 months to 16 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 +39 36 £450 -10.00% 8
South East -5 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FatWire 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 FatWire.

1 64 (71.11%) Java
2 54 (60.00%) CMS
3 46 (51.11%) Content Management
4 45 (50.00%) Oracle
5 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (42.22%) WebCenter
7 29 (32.22%) JavaScript
8 28 (31.11%) HTML
9 26 (28.89%) Oracle Database
10 24 (26.67%) JSP
10 24 (26.67%) Scrum
10 24 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (22.22%) J2EE
12 19 (21.11%) Linux
12 19 (21.11%) Workflow
12 19 (21.11%) Relational Database
13 18 (20.00%) UNIX
14 17 (18.89%) SOA
14 17 (18.89%) IBM
14 17 (18.89%) Finance
15 16 (17.78%) RUP
15 16 (17.78%) TDD
16 15 (16.67%) Spring
16 15 (16.67%) WebSphere
17 14 (15.56%) REST
17 14 (15.56%) CSS
17 14 (15.56%) SQL
18 13 (14.44%) Apache
18 13 (14.44%) Configuration Management
18 13 (14.44%) Adobe CQ

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FatWire 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 FatWire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (60.00%) CMS
2 15 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 13 (14.44%) Apache
3 13 (14.44%) Adobe CQ
4 12 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 8 (8.89%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (7.78%) Liferay
8 6 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 6 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (4.44%) Alfresco
10 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
10 3 (3.33%) IIS
10 3 (3.33%) Documentum
11 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
11 2 (2.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Tridion
2 1 (1.11%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) Intranet
2 9 (10.00%) Internet
3 6 (6.67%) HTTP
4 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.44%) Firewall
4 4 (4.44%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.11%) DNS
5 1 (1.11%) LAN
5 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.89%) Oracle Database
2 24 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (21.11%) Relational Database
4 12 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.22%) DB2
5 2 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.11%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Ant
2 6 (6.67%) Introscope
3 4 (4.44%) Subversion
3 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.33%) JUnit
4 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.22%) Selenium
5 2 (2.22%) Maven
5 2 (2.22%) Mockito
6 1 (1.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.11%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.11%) JIRA
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Banking
3 8 (8.89%) Legal
4 7 (7.78%) Publishing
5 6 (6.67%) Retail
6 4 (4.44%) Automotive
7 2 (2.22%) Games
7 2 (2.22%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (53.33%) Developer
2 34 (37.78%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.11%) Consultant
3 10 (11.11%) Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) Architect
4 8 (8.89%) Administrator
5 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (3.33%) CMS Developer
7 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Architect
8 2 (2.22%) Development Consultant
8 2 (2.22%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.22%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.22%) WebCenter
2 28 (31.11%) HTML
3 24 (26.67%) JSP
4 20 (22.22%) J2EE
5 15 (16.67%) Spring
6 14 (15.56%) CSS
6 14 (15.56%) REST
7 13 (14.44%) HTML5
8 12 (13.33%) Ajax
8 12 (13.33%) JDBC
8 12 (13.33%) XHTML
9 11 (12.22%) XML
9 11 (12.22%) Servlets
9 11 (12.22%) Spring MVC
10 10 (11.11%) Spring Security
10 10 (11.11%) Dojo
11 6 (6.67%) Web Services
11 6 (6.67%) jQuery
11 6 (6.67%) SOAP
12 5 (5.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) User Experience
2 5 (5.56%) Web 2.0
2 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.33%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.22%) Firmware
4 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.22%) Statistics
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) Open Source
5 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.11%) iPad
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Linux
2 18 (20.00%) UNIX
3 11 (12.22%) Windows
4 8 (8.89%) Solaris
5 3 (3.33%) SUSE
6 2 (2.22%) Android
6 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.11%) AIX
7 1 (1.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.11%) Content Management
2 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.67%) Scrum
4 19 (21.11%) Workflow
5 17 (18.89%) SOA
6 16 (17.78%) RUP
6 16 (17.78%) TDD
7 13 (14.44%) Configuration Management
7 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (12.22%) MVC
8 11 (12.22%) OO
9 10 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 9 (10.00%) User Stories
11 8 (8.89%) SEO
11 8 (8.89%) RAD
11 8 (8.89%) Validation
12 6 (6.67%) Change Management
12 6 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 64 (71.11%) Java
2 29 (32.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.56%) SQL
4 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.11%) FQL
5 1 (1.11%) C#
5 1 (1.11%) C++
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
1 2 (2.22%) COBIT
1 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.22%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (50.00%) Oracle
2 17 (18.89%) IBM
3 9 (10.00%) Adobe
4 6 (6.67%) Interwoven
4 6 (6.67%) Sitecore
5 5 (5.56%) Vignette
5 5 (5.56%) Endeca
6 4 (4.44%) Stellent
6 4 (4.44%) JBoss
6 4 (4.44%) Nintex
7 3 (3.33%) VMware
8 2 (2.22%) Alterian
8 2 (2.22%) Perforce
8 2 (2.22%) HP
8 2 (2.22%) CA
8 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.22%) Unica
8 2 (2.22%) Neolane
8 2 (2.22%) Ektron
8 2 (2.22%) Eloqua
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