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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FatWire
Rank 560 533 488
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -45
Contract jobs citing FatWire 30 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.073% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £256 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £423 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £305 £450
% change year-on-year
+39.34% -32.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +22.72%
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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
21883 21671 19851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.17% 45.00% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13006 12550 10925
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1000 1130
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £10.89 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 +13 21 £476 +19.36%
South East -5 4 - -
East of England -2 3 £425 +77.08%
South West - 1 £338 -
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
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FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 42 (70.00%) Java
2 32 (53.33%) Oracle
3 30 (50.00%) CMS
4 24 (40.00%) Content Management
4 24 (40.00%) WebCenter
5 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 19 (31.67%) HTML
6 19 (31.67%) CSS
7 17 (28.33%) JSP
8 15 (25.00%) SQL
8 15 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 13 (21.67%) Adobe
9 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (21.67%) Oracle Database
10 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 12 (20.00%) J2EE
11 10 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (15.00%) HTML5
12 9 (15.00%) Finance
12 9 (15.00%) Web Services
13 8 (13.33%) Spring
14 7 (11.67%) Degree
14 7 (11.67%) Banking
14 7 (11.67%) Linux
14 7 (11.67%) jQuery
15 6 (10.00%) User Experience
15 6 (10.00%) IBM
15 6 (10.00%) SOA
15 6 (10.00%) MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (50.00%) CMS
2 10 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.33%) Apache
4 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (3.33%) Magnolia
6 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (3.33%) Liferay
6 2 (3.33%) JBoss
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) WebTrends
2 2 (3.33%) Tridion
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) Taleo
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle Database
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Ant
1 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) ChangeMan
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) Hudson
General
1 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 7 (11.67%) Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 3 (5.00%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.67%) WebCenter Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Web Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Web Producer
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) WebCenter Developer
7 3 (5.00%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) WebCenter
2 19 (31.67%) HTML
2 19 (31.67%) CSS
3 17 (28.33%) JSP
4 12 (20.00%) J2EE
5 9 (15.00%) HTML5
5 9 (15.00%) Web Services
6 8 (13.33%) Spring
7 7 (11.67%) jQuery
8 5 (8.33%) XML
8 5 (8.33%) Spring MVC
8 5 (8.33%) Spring Security
8 5 (8.33%) REST
8 5 (8.33%) CSS3
9 4 (6.67%) .NET
9 4 (6.67%) XHTML
9 4 (6.67%) Ajax
9 4 (6.67%) Java EE
10 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (5.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) iPad
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) Handset
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) W3C
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Solaris
3 3 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Content Management
2 15 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.00%) SOA
4 6 (10.00%) MVC
4 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (8.33%) Workflow
5 5 (8.33%) B2C
5 5 (8.33%) Analytics
6 4 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (6.67%) OO
6 4 (6.67%) SEO
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.00%) Web Analytics
7 3 (5.00%) TDD
7 3 (5.00%) Validation
7 3 (5.00%) CRM
7 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.00%) RAD
7 3 (5.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) Java
2 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) Oracle
2 13 (21.67%) Adobe
3 6 (10.00%) IBM
4 4 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 4 (6.67%) Omniture
5 3 (5.00%) Endeca
5 3 (5.00%) ATG
6 2 (3.33%) hybris
6 2 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) Stellent
7 1 (1.67%) Serena
7 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.67%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.67%) Brightcove
7 1 (1.67%) Demandware