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 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SDL Fredhopper
Rank 582 573 556
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs citing Fredhopper 8 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.026% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.29% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£450 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Fredhopper
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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
4061 4484 4102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.66% 8.87% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2411 2483 2271
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 78
Average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.57 £31.50 £17.93
% change year-on-year
-37.87% +75.65%

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 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
London 0 6 - - 5
Midlands - 1 - -
South East - 1 £450 -
Fredhopper
UK

Fredhopper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (91.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (66.67%) Retail
3 7 (58.33%) Endeca
3 7 (58.33%) Taxonomies
3 7 (58.33%) Apache Solr
3 7 (58.33%) Analytics
3 7 (58.33%) B2B
3 7 (58.33%) B2C
3 7 (58.33%) Benchmarking
3 7 (58.33%) User Experience
3 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) iPad
5 4 (33.33%) Worklight
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (33.33%) Ajax
5 4 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (33.33%) Change Management
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Commerce Server
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) DB2
5 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX

Fredhopper
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (58.33%) Apache Solr
2 4 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) Commerce Server
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 8 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) Ajax
1 4 (33.33%) JSON
1 4 (33.33%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Taxonomies
1 7 (58.33%) User Experience
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (50.00%) iPad
3 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) AIX
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) E-Commerce
2 7 (58.33%) B2B
2 7 (58.33%) B2C
2 7 (58.33%) Benchmarking
2 7 (58.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile First
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Endeca
2 4 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
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