The table below looks at the statistics for FishEye skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FishEye over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian FishEye
Rank 553 572 554
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing FishEye 27 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.017% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 8
Average daily rate £550 £300 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £244 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £543 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £273 £400
% change year-on-year
+37.61% -31.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FishEye
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7040 6274 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4761 4295 3425
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 113 118
Average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.76 £47.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

FishEye
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FishEye across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

FishEye Jobs Demand Trend in England

FishEye
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FishEye across the England region.

FishEye Daily Rate Trend in England

FishEye
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FishEye across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

FishEye Daily Rate Histogram in England

FishEye
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FishEye across the England region.

FishEye Hourly Rate Trend in England

FishEye
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 FishEye within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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 20 £550 +1.38% 1
West Midlands -13 4 £350 +28.44%
South East - 3 - -
FishEye
UK

FishEye
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FishEye 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 FishEye.

1 46 (85.19%) JIRA
2 45 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (66.67%) Confluence
4 30 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 27 (50.00%) Atlassian
6 25 (46.30%) Java
7 24 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 24 (44.44%) DevOps
8 23 (42.59%) Subversion
9 21 (38.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 20 (37.04%) Linux
10 20 (37.04%) Apache
11 19 (35.19%) Unix
11 19 (35.19%) Windows
11 19 (35.19%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (31.48%) TeamCity
12 17 (31.48%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (31.48%) JBoss
12 17 (31.48%) SQL
13 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
13 16 (29.63%) Puppet
14 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
15 14 (25.93%) Finance
15 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
16 13 (24.07%) Splunk
16 13 (24.07%) Tomcat
17 12 (22.22%) PVCS
17 12 (22.22%) Perl

FishEye
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FishEye 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 FishEye. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (66.67%) Confluence
2 20 (37.04%) Apache
3 17 (31.48%) JBoss
4 13 (24.07%) Tomcat
5 7 (12.96%) Node.js
5 7 (12.96%) WebSphere
6 6 (11.11%) Jetty
7 4 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (5.56%) nginx
8 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
8 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
9 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.85%) Mule
10 1 (1.85%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.19%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.96%) GitHub
4 4 (7.41%) PaaS
5 3 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.11%) Firewall
3 4 (7.41%) Internet
4 3 (5.56%) DMZ
4 3 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) DB2
2 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.41%) Redis
2 4 (7.41%) Triplestore
3 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (85.19%) JIRA
2 30 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 24 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 23 (42.59%) Subversion
5 21 (38.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (31.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 17 (31.48%) TeamCity
7 12 (22.22%) ClearCase
7 12 (22.22%) GitLab
7 12 (22.22%) PVCS
8 9 (16.67%) ClearQuest
8 9 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
8 9 (16.67%) Selenium
9 8 (14.81%) Maven
10 6 (11.11%) IntelliJ
10 6 (11.11%) JUnit
11 4 (7.41%) Gradle
11 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
11 4 (7.41%) SonarQube
11 4 (7.41%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Games
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.81%) DevOps Manager
3 8 (14.81%) Release Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Change and Release Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Change Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Java Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) HTML
2 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 9 (16.67%) REST
3 8 (14.81%) J2EE
3 8 (14.81%) Java EE
3 8 (14.81%) jQuery
4 7 (12.96%) Grails
4 7 (12.96%) LAMP
5 6 (11.11%) HTML5
5 6 (11.11%) Spring
6 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.26%) CSS
6 5 (9.26%) EJB
7 4 (7.41%) JMS
7 4 (7.41%) Struts
7 4 (7.41%) Web Services
8 3 (5.56%) Apache Flex
8 3 (5.56%) JSON
8 3 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Ontologies
2 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.56%) Online Games
2 3 (5.56%) Tandem
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Linux
2 19 (35.19%) Unix
2 19 (35.19%) Windows
3 10 (18.52%) CentOS
4 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (12.96%) Ubuntu
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.41%) Fedora
7 3 (5.56%) AIX
7 3 (5.56%) Mac OS
7 3 (5.56%) Solaris
7 3 (5.56%) SUSE
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) DevOps
3 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
4 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
6 11 (20.37%) Change Management
6 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.67%) Release Management
8 7 (12.96%) Open Source
8 7 (12.96%) TDD
9 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
10 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Quality Management
10 5 (9.26%) Scrum
11 4 (7.41%) Analytics
11 4 (7.41%) BDD
11 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (7.41%) Refactoring
11 4 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.22%) Perl
5 9 (16.67%) Python
6 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
6 7 (12.96%) Groovy
6 7 (12.96%) PHP
6 7 (12.96%) Ruby
7 5 (9.26%) C
7 5 (9.26%) C++
8 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.70%) C#
9 2 (3.70%) SPARQL
9 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Docker
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) VirtualBox
4 3 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) Puppet
2 15 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.41%) logstash
3 4 (7.41%) yum
4 3 (5.56%) HAProxy
4 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (5.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 13 (24.07%) Splunk
3 10 (18.52%) VMware
4 9 (16.67%) AppDynamics
4 9 (16.67%) New Relic
5 8 (14.81%) Oracle
6 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
7 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.11%) Rally
8 4 (7.41%) BMC
8 4 (7.41%) Rackspace
8 4 (7.41%) SaltStack
8 4 (7.41%) Sonatype
9 3 (5.56%) Google
9 3 (5.56%) HP
9 3 (5.56%) IBM
9 3 (5.56%) InterSystems
9 3 (5.56%) Perforce
9 3 (5.56%) Sun