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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FatWire
Rank 530 512 488
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Contract jobs citing FatWire 27 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.061% 0.067%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 18
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £538 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
21330 20067 18887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.93% 45.63% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12693 11425 10135
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 897 1222
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -12 11 £625 +47.05% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (70.37%) CMS
2 37 (68.52%) Java
3 30 (55.56%) Oracle
4 28 (51.85%) Content Management
5 24 (44.44%) WebCenter
6 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 20 (37.04%) HTML
8 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (31.48%) J2EE
10 16 (29.63%) JSP
11 15 (27.78%) CSS
12 14 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (25.93%) Oracle Database
13 12 (22.22%) SQL
14 11 (20.37%) Relational Database
15 9 (16.67%) B2C
15 9 (16.67%) Adobe
16 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
16 8 (14.81%) TDD
16 8 (14.81%) Finance
16 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
16 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (12.96%) Adobe CQ
17 7 (12.96%) Workflow
17 7 (12.96%) Intranet
18 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
18 6 (11.11%) SOA
18 6 (11.11%) JDBC
18 6 (11.11%) Degree
18 6 (11.11%) Spring

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (70.37%) CMS
2 7 (12.96%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.56%) Apache
5 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.70%) JBoss
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.70%) Liferay
7 1 (1.85%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.85%) TeamSite
7 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Intranet
2 4 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle Database
2 11 (20.37%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (3.70%) Ant
2 2 (3.70%) Introscope
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Hudson
3 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.85%) ChangeMan
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Publishing
4 4 (7.41%) Legal
5 3 (5.56%) Retail
5 3 (5.56%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Finnish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Web Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Web Producer
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Administrator
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Architect
9 1 (1.85%) CMS Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Digital Project Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) WebCenter
2 20 (37.04%) HTML
3 17 (31.48%) J2EE
4 16 (29.63%) JSP
5 15 (27.78%) CSS
6 6 (11.11%) JDBC
6 6 (11.11%) Spring
7 5 (9.26%) REST
7 5 (9.26%) Spring Security
7 5 (9.26%) Spring MVC
7 5 (9.26%) Servlets
7 5 (9.26%) Web Services
7 5 (9.26%) XML
8 4 (7.41%) XHTML
8 4 (7.41%) Dojo
8 4 (7.41%) Ajax
8 4 (7.41%) HTML5
8 4 (7.41%) jQuery
9 3 (5.56%) Middleware
9 3 (5.56%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Solaris
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) SUSE
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Content Management
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.67%) B2C
4 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 8 (14.81%) TDD
4 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
4 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.96%) Workflow
6 6 (11.11%) SOA
7 5 (9.26%) Analytics
7 5 (9.26%) Scrum
7 5 (9.26%) MVC
7 5 (9.26%) Validation
7 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.56%) Data Architecture
9 3 (5.56%) SEO
10 2 (3.70%) OO
10 2 (3.70%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) Java
2 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.70%) CA Wily
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 30 (55.56%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Adobe
3 5 (9.26%) IBM
4 2 (3.70%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) CA
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.85%) Serena
5 1 (1.85%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com