The table below looks at the statistics for Parsley 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 Parsley over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spicefactory Parsley
Rank 562 559 509
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -50
Contract jobs citing Parsley 10 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.077% 0.031% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£370 £438 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.42% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £428 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £448 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
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
13049 12908 11359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.30% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 8340 7310
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 204 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Parsley
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Parsley Jobs Demand Trend in England

Parsley
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Parsley Daily Rate Trend in England

Parsley
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Parsley across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Parsley Daily Rate Histogram in England

Parsley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Parsley 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 Parsley.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 12 (75.00%) MVC
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) JBoss
4 5 (31.25%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) Maven
4 5 (31.25%) BlazeDS
5 4 (25.00%) FlexUnit
5 4 (25.00%) Java EE
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) J2EE
5 4 (25.00%) Equities
6 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
6 3 (18.75%) JMS
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (18.75%) QA
6 3 (18.75%) Spring
6 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) GitHub
7 2 (12.50%) JSF
7 2 (12.50%) Subversion
7 2 (12.50%) OOP
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) JSP
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Parsley
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Parsley 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 Parsley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Maven
2 4 (25.00%) FlexUnit
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 14 (87.50%) Flex Developer
3 9 (56.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 5 (31.25%) BlazeDS
3 4 (25.00%) Java EE
3 4 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) JMS
5 2 (12.50%) JSF
5 2 (12.50%) JSP
6 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
6 1 (6.25%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (6.25%) Cairngorm
6 1 (6.25%) EJB
6 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Equities
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
4 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) InterSystems
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat