The table below looks at the statistics for Gearman 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 Gearman over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gearman
Rank 578 546 526
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -20
Contract jobs citing Gearman 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.011% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.038% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
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£400 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13504 12995 12697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.24% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9391 8465 8103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 279 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Gearman
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Gearman across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gearman Jobs Demand Trend in England

Gearman
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Gearman Daily Rate Trend in England

Gearman
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 Gearman within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 +11 1 £400 +45.45% 1
Yorkshire - - - -
Gearman
UK

Gearman
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Gearman 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 Gearman.

1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Zend
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Doctrine
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Behat
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Memcached
3 2 (50.00%) Symfony
3 2 (50.00%) PHP5
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script

Gearman
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Gearman 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 Gearman. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Behat
3 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Webistrano
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Lead PHP Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Doctrine
2 2 (50.00%) Memcached
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Smarty
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Vertical Search
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) PHP5
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Zend