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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FatWire
Rank 565 541 524
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Contract jobs citing FatWire 25 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.089% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 9
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£650 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.67 £37.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.53 £37.50 £38.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.33 £37.50 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £37.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-2.21% -9.09%
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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
23242 23019 21938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.82% 45.54% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14080 13196 12462
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 996 1040 1023
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
East of England +10 14 £425 -4.22%
London -14 9 £275 -38.88% 2
South East -22 5 £650 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £650 -
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FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 36 (66.67%) Java
2 27 (50.00%) Content Management
3 26 (48.15%) CMS
3 26 (48.15%) Oracle
4 24 (44.44%) HTML
5 22 (40.74%) CSS
6 20 (37.04%) SQL
7 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
8 16 (29.63%) Adobe
9 15 (27.78%) Linux
9 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (27.78%) WebCenter
10 14 (25.93%) Oracle Database
10 14 (25.93%) JSP
10 14 (25.93%) J2EE
11 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
12 12 (22.22%) HTML5
13 11 (20.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (20.37%) UNIX
13 11 (20.37%) Google
13 11 (20.37%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (18.52%) Web Services
14 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
14 10 (18.52%) Analytics
15 9 (16.67%) SOA
15 9 (16.67%) XML
16 8 (14.81%) Windows
16 8 (14.81%) Solaris
16 8 (14.81%) XHTML
16 8 (14.81%) Ant

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 26 (48.15%) CMS
2 11 (20.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (14.81%) WebSphere
4 7 (12.96%) Apache
5 4 (7.41%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.56%) JBoss
6 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.85%) Drupal
7 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 2 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) SMTP
2 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle Database
2 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
3 11 (20.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Ant
2 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.41%) Subversion
3 3 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
1 8 (14.81%) Banking
2 7 (12.96%) Retail
3 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.56%) Legal
6 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (7.41%) WebCenter Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) WebCenter Developer
8 3 (5.56%) AWS Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) HTML
2 22 (40.74%) CSS
3 15 (27.78%) WebCenter
4 14 (25.93%) JSP
4 14 (25.93%) J2EE
5 12 (22.22%) HTML5
6 10 (18.52%) Web Services
7 9 (16.67%) XML
8 8 (14.81%) XHTML
8 8 (14.81%) Ajax
9 5 (9.26%) Sass
9 5 (9.26%) LESS
10 4 (7.41%) CSS3
10 4 (7.41%) Java EE
11 3 (5.56%) Spring
11 3 (5.56%) Middleware
11 3 (5.56%) JDBC
11 3 (5.56%) REST
11 3 (5.56%) Spring MVC
11 3 (5.56%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Web 2.0
2 7 (12.96%) User Experience
3 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.56%) SCADA
4 3 (5.56%) Social Media
4 3 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Handset
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) UNIX
3 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 8 (14.81%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Content Management
2 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.52%) Analytics
3 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 9 (16.67%) SOA
5 8 (14.81%) SEO
6 7 (12.96%) B2C
6 7 (12.96%) RAD
6 7 (12.96%) TDD
7 6 (11.11%) OO
8 5 (9.26%) CRM
9 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.41%) Migration
10 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.56%) Workflow
10 3 (5.56%) Service Management
10 3 (5.56%) MVC
10 3 (5.56%) ITIL
10 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) Java
2 20 (37.04%) SQL
3 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
1 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Oracle
2 16 (29.63%) Adobe
3 11 (20.37%) Google
4 8 (14.81%) IBM
5 7 (12.96%) Omniture
6 5 (9.26%) hybris
7 4 (7.41%) Sitecore
8 3 (5.56%) Guidewire
8 3 (5.56%) MuleSoft
8 3 (5.56%) Endeca
8 3 (5.56%) Pega
8 3 (5.56%) SAP
9 2 (3.70%) ATG
10 1 (1.85%) Stellent