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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Trac
Rank 573 557 511
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -46
Contract jobs citing Trac 10 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.036% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.29% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 4
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£360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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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
6582 6109 4893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.03% 12.39% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4280 3986 3155
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 106 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.55 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -17 5 £400 - 1
London -4 4 £360 -4.00% 1
North East - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Trac
UK

Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 13 (68.42%) Subversion
2 11 (57.89%) JIRA
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 7 (36.84%) Bugzilla
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) PHP
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Ruby
7 5 (26.32%) Redmine
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) MS Office
8 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) XSLT
8 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) Validation
8 4 (21.05%) LabVIEW

Trac
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Basecamp
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
2 3 (15.79%) NAS
2 3 (15.79%) FTP
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) Telnet
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Wireless
2 3 (15.79%) Broadband
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Subversion
2 11 (57.89%) JIRA
3 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
4 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (36.84%) Bugzilla
5 5 (26.32%) Redmine
6 4 (21.05%) LabVIEW
7 3 (15.79%) Selenium
8 2 (10.53%) JUnit
8 2 (10.53%) Hudson
8 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
8 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
8 2 (10.53%) FogBugz
8 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (5.26%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (5.26%) QUnit
9 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
9 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Validation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Release Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Release Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Development Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) XSLT
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) XSD
5 2 (10.53%) XSL
5 2 (10.53%) XHTML
5 2 (10.53%) Middleware
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) STB
2 2 (10.53%) W3C
2 2 (10.53%) DTV
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Validation
5 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (21.05%) MVC
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.79%) Perl
7 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
7 2 (10.53%) C++
7 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 2 (10.53%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.53%) Zend
2 2 (10.53%) Google