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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Trac
Rank 586 585 564
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing Trac 10 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.017% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Average daily rate £263 £373 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.53% -3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £331 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.78% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Trac
UK

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
7025 6383 5445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.89% 13.56% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4728 4345 3525
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 114 121
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £47.50 £47.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 9 £200 -37.50% 4
East of England +2 1 £325 -
Trac
UK

Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 16 (66.67%) JIRA
2 15 (62.50%) Subversion
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 8 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (33.33%) OO
5 8 (33.33%) STL
5 8 (33.33%) RTP
5 8 (33.33%) C++
5 8 (33.33%) GSM
5 8 (33.33%) UMTS
5 8 (33.33%) RANAP
5 8 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (33.33%) LTE
5 8 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
6 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
6 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
6 7 (29.17%) Java
6 7 (29.17%) Python
6 7 (29.17%) Ruby
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) BDD
7 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (25.00%) QA
7 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) Degree

Trac
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
1 8 (33.33%) GSM
1 8 (33.33%) LTE
1 8 (33.33%) RANAP
1 8 (33.33%) RTP
1 8 (33.33%) UMTS
1 8 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.33%) GPRS
3 1 (4.17%) ADSL
3 1 (4.17%) Broadband
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) FTP
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) Telnet
3 1 (4.17%) VDSL
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 16 (66.67%) JIRA
2 15 (62.50%) Subversion
3 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
4 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Redmine
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Support
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
6 3 (12.50%) Support Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) GSM Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) UMTS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (33.33%) STL
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (4.17%) IVR
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.17%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Debian
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) SUSE
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) OO
3 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.17%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C++
2 7 (29.17%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
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