The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 492 507 526
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +19
Contract jobs citing FatWire 61 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.084% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 20
Average daily rate
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£435 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £278 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £38.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.56 £34.35 £35.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £43.95 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £38.86
% change year-on-year
- -3.49%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21774 21699 24565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.44% 46.82% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12378 12094 12807
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 995 1132 1282
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 22 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FatWire across the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

FatWire Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 July 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 +28 35 £450 -5.26% 5
South East -2 6 - -
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FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 57 (64.77%) Java
2 46 (52.27%) CMS
3 43 (48.86%) Content Management
4 36 (40.91%) Oracle
5 31 (35.23%) HTML
5 31 (35.23%) WebCenter
6 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
7 23 (26.14%) JSP
7 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (23.86%) Oracle Database
9 20 (22.73%) UNIX
10 19 (21.59%) Scrum
10 19 (21.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (20.45%) Workflow
11 18 (20.45%) J2EE
11 18 (20.45%) Relational Database
12 17 (19.32%) SQL
12 17 (19.32%) Linux
12 17 (19.32%) SOA
13 16 (18.18%) IBM
13 16 (18.18%) RUP
13 16 (18.18%) WebSphere
14 15 (17.05%) Spring
14 15 (17.05%) REST
14 15 (17.05%) CSS
14 15 (17.05%) Finance
15 14 (15.91%) Apache
15 14 (15.91%) HTML5
16 13 (14.77%) TDD
17 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management

FatWire
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 46 (52.27%) CMS
2 16 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 14 (15.91%) Apache
4 11 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (11.36%) Tomcat
5 10 (11.36%) Adobe CQ
6 8 (9.09%) Liferay
7 7 (7.95%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
8 6 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (5.68%) WebLogic
10 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (4.55%) Alfresco
10 4 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (3.41%) Documentum
11 3 (3.41%) IIS
12 2 (2.27%) Umbraco
12 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Tridion
2 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.14%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Intranet
2 10 (11.36%) Internet
3 4 (4.55%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.55%) Firewall
3 4 (4.55%) HTTP
3 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.27%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.14%) Broadband
5 1 (1.14%) LAN
5 1 (1.14%) WAN
5 1 (1.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) Oracle Database
2 19 (21.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (20.45%) Relational Database
4 11 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.55%) MySQL
6 2 (2.27%) DB2
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.14%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Ant
2 5 (5.68%) JUnit
3 4 (4.55%) Introscope
3 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.55%) Selenium
3 4 (4.55%) Mockito
4 3 (3.41%) JIRA
4 3 (3.41%) Maven
5 2 (2.27%) Subversion
5 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.14%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Banking
3 8 (9.09%) Legal
4 6 (6.82%) Retail
5 5 (5.68%) Marketing
5 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.68%) Publishing
6 4 (4.55%) Automotive
7 2 (2.27%) Games
8 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (45.45%) Developer
2 25 (28.41%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) Architect
5 9 (10.23%) Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) Administrator
7 4 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Architect
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Technical Architect
9 2 (2.27%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.23%) HTML
1 31 (35.23%) WebCenter
2 23 (26.14%) JSP
3 18 (20.45%) J2EE
4 15 (17.05%) Spring
4 15 (17.05%) REST
4 15 (17.05%) CSS
5 14 (15.91%) HTML5
6 12 (13.64%) XHTML
6 12 (13.64%) XML
6 12 (13.64%) Ajax
7 11 (12.50%) Servlets
7 11 (12.50%) JDBC
8 9 (10.23%) Dojo
9 8 (9.09%) SOAP
9 8 (9.09%) jQuery
9 8 (9.09%) Spring Security
10 7 (7.95%) Spring MVC
10 7 (7.95%) Struts
11 6 (6.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.68%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.41%) Statistics
3 3 (3.41%) Online Banking
3 3 (3.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Social Media
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
5 1 (1.14%) Open Source
5 1 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) UNIX
2 17 (19.32%) Linux
3 11 (12.50%) Windows
4 8 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (2.27%) AIX
5 2 (2.27%) Android
5 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.14%) zOS
6 1 (1.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.86%) Content Management
2 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.59%) Scrum
4 18 (20.45%) Workflow
5 17 (19.32%) SOA
6 16 (18.18%) RUP
7 13 (14.77%) TDD
8 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 12 (13.64%) OO
9 11 (12.50%) SEO
10 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (10.23%) User Stories
11 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
12 8 (9.09%) Validation
12 8 (9.09%) RAD
12 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (7.95%) MVC
13 7 (7.95%) Performance Analysis
14 6 (6.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (64.77%) Java
2 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.32%) SQL
4 1 (1.14%) FQL
4 1 (1.14%) C#
4 1 (1.14%) C++
4 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) COBIT
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.27%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (40.91%) Oracle
2 16 (18.18%) IBM
3 9 (10.23%) Endeca
3 9 (10.23%) Adobe
4 6 (6.82%) Interwoven
4 6 (6.82%) Sitecore
5 5 (5.68%) Vignette
6 4 (4.55%) Stellent
6 4 (4.55%) Nintex
7 3 (3.41%) Perforce
8 2 (2.27%) Alterian
8 2 (2.27%) JBoss
8 2 (2.27%) Unica
8 2 (2.27%) Ektron
8 2 (2.27%) Eloqua
8 2 (2.27%) Facebook
8 2 (2.27%) Twitter
8 2 (2.27%) Neolane
9 1 (1.14%) Google
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
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