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 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.

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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FatWire
Rank 543 533 491
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -42
Contract jobs citing FatWire 29 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.063% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £332 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £550
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.48
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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
22109 21507 19301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.47% 45.48% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12853 12106 10598
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 952 996 1103
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.41 £11.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 19 £465 -0.80% 1
South East -35 4 £275 -20.28% 1
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FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 38 (71.70%) Java
2 30 (56.60%) CMS
3 25 (47.17%) Content Management
3 25 (47.17%) Oracle
4 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
5 21 (39.62%) WebCenter
6 18 (33.96%) HTML
6 18 (33.96%) J2EE
7 17 (32.08%) CSS
7 17 (32.08%) JSP
8 16 (30.19%) SQL
9 15 (28.30%) Adobe
10 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (20.75%) Web Services
11 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
11 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database
12 10 (18.87%) Finance
12 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
14 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
14 8 (15.09%) B2C
15 7 (13.21%) SOA
15 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
15 7 (13.21%) Adobe CQ
15 7 (13.21%) REST
15 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
16 6 (11.32%) HTML5
16 6 (11.32%) Analytics
16 6 (11.32%) User Experience
16 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 30 (56.60%) CMS
2 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
2 7 (13.21%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (7.55%) Liferay
4 3 (5.66%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (3.77%) JBoss
5 2 (3.77%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.89%) Apache
6 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.89%) TeamSite
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Tridion
1 2 (3.77%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.89%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Taleo
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Intranet
2 3 (5.66%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.77%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Ant
1 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.77%) Maven
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Hudson
3 1 (1.89%) ChangeMan
3 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.32%) Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Retail
4 4 (7.55%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Legal
4 4 (7.55%) Publishing
5 2 (3.77%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.89%) Finnish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Senior Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Architect
4 8 (15.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Web Architect
7 3 (5.66%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Web Producer
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Coordinator
9 1 (1.89%) Web Content Editor
9 1 (1.89%) Content Editor
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) WebCenter
2 18 (33.96%) HTML
2 18 (33.96%) J2EE
3 17 (32.08%) CSS
3 17 (32.08%) JSP
4 11 (20.75%) Web Services
5 7 (13.21%) REST
6 6 (11.32%) HTML5
6 6 (11.32%) XML
6 6 (11.32%) Spring
7 5 (9.43%) Ajax
7 5 (9.43%) Servlets
7 5 (9.43%) XHTML
7 5 (9.43%) jQuery
8 4 (7.55%) Dojo
9 3 (5.66%) .NET
9 3 (5.66%) Spring MVC
9 3 (5.66%) Apache Flex
9 3 (5.66%) Spring Security
9 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) User Experience
2 3 (5.66%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) iPad
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Google Search Appliance
4 1 (1.89%) W3C
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Solaris
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Content Management
2 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
4 8 (15.09%) B2C
5 7 (13.21%) SOA
5 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (11.32%) Workflow
6 6 (11.32%) Analytics
7 5 (9.43%) Validation
7 5 (9.43%) TDD
7 5 (9.43%) SEO
7 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.55%) MVC
9 3 (5.66%) Identity Management
9 3 (5.66%) OO
9 3 (5.66%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) Java
2 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
3 16 (30.19%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Oracle
2 15 (28.30%) Adobe
3 5 (9.43%) IBM
4 4 (7.55%) Omniture
5 3 (5.66%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.77%) Google
7 1 (1.89%) hybris
7 1 (1.89%) Brightcove
7 1 (1.89%) Demandware
7 1 (1.89%) Endeca
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.89%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.89%) ATG
7 1 (1.89%) Serena