The table below looks at the statistics for Trac 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 Trac over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trac
Rank 574 547 533
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Contract jobs citing Trac 11 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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
6596 5445 5365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.23% 11.55% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4629 3555 3365
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 128 221
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £19.55 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

Trac
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Trac Jobs Demand Trend in England

Trac
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Trac Daily Rate Trend in England

Trac
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Trac across the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Trac Daily Rate Histogram in England

Trac
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Trac Hourly Rate Trend in England

Trac
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 Trac within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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 +21 7 £425 +6.25%
South East -22 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Trac
UK

Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Trac 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 Trac.

1 21 (65.63%) Subversion
2 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 18 (56.25%) HTML
3 18 (56.25%) JIRA
4 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (40.63%) MVC
5 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
6 12 (37.50%) PHP
6 12 (37.50%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) Linux
7 10 (31.25%) CSS
7 10 (31.25%) Web Services
7 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
7 10 (31.25%) Ajax
7 10 (31.25%) jQuery
8 9 (28.13%) Java
9 8 (25.00%) OO
9 8 (25.00%) Google
9 8 (25.00%) Google Analytics
9 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.00%) Redmine
9 8 (25.00%) Basecamp
9 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (25.00%) Analytics
10 7 (21.88%) Apache
10 7 (21.88%) Python
10 7 (21.88%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
11 6 (18.75%) MySQL
11 6 (18.75%) XML

Trac
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Trac 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 Trac. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Basecamp
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
1 3 (9.38%) NAS
2 2 (6.25%) FTP
2 2 (6.25%) Telnet
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) Broadband
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.13%) SMTP
3 1 (3.13%) SNMP
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
1 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Subversion
2 18 (56.25%) JIRA
3 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
4 8 (25.00%) Redmine
5 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
6 6 (18.75%) FogBugz
6 6 (18.75%) Mercurial
6 6 (18.75%) Bugzilla
7 4 (12.50%) Hudson
8 3 (9.38%) Sinon.JS
8 3 (9.38%) QUnit
8 3 (9.38%) Jasmine
8 3 (9.38%) Selenium
9 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
10 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.13%) Maven
10 1 (3.13%) Ant
10 1 (3.13%) JUnit
10 1 (3.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
2 6 (18.75%) PHP Developer
2 6 (18.75%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) CSS
2 10 (31.25%) Web Services
2 10 (31.25%) Ajax
2 10 (31.25%) jQuery
3 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (18.75%) XML
4 6 (18.75%) XSL
4 6 (18.75%) XHTML
5 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
5 3 (9.38%) Spring
5 3 (9.38%) JSF
5 3 (9.38%) ICEfaces
5 3 (9.38%) HTML5
5 3 (9.38%) CSS3
5 3 (9.38%) J2EE
6 2 (6.25%) RESTful
6 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
6 2 (6.25%) Sass
6 2 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) W3C
3 3 (9.38%) STB
4 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.25%) DTV
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) MVC
3 8 (25.00%) OO
3 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.00%) Analytics
4 6 (18.75%) OO PHP
4 6 (18.75%) BDD
4 6 (18.75%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.25%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) PHP
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
4 9 (28.13%) Java
5 7 (21.88%) Python
6 6 (18.75%) Ruby
6 6 (18.75%) PHP5
7 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.38%) C++
7 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.25%) C#
8 2 (6.25%) Perl
8 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.13%) Scala
9 1 (3.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Google
2 7 (21.88%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (18.75%) Zend
4 3 (9.38%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft