The table below looks at the statistics for Fredhopper 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 Fredhopper 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SDL Fredhopper
Rank 586 567 528
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -39
Contract jobs citing Fredhopper 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.11% 0.024% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3725 4170 3811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.69% 8.66% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2222 2381 2038
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 52 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.99% -0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.50 £59.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%

Fredhopper
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Fredhopper Jobs Demand Trend in England

Fredhopper
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Fredhopper Daily Rate Trend in England

Fredhopper
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 Fredhopper 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 4 £500 -
Fredhopper
UK

Fredhopper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Fredhopper 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 Fredhopper.

1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) DB2
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (37.50%) Worklight
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) hybris
4 3 (37.50%) Demandware
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) AppDynamics
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe
4 3 (37.50%) Commerce Server
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) ATG

Fredhopper
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Fredhopper 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 Fredhopper. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 3 (37.50%) Commerce Server
3 3 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Worklight
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) EJB
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) JVM Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Garbage Collection
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) hybris
1 3 (37.50%) Demandware
1 3 (37.50%) AppDynamics
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe
1 3 (37.50%) ATG
1 3 (37.50%) Omniture
1 3 (37.50%) Endeca
2 1 (12.50%) Google