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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trac
Rank 557 562 570
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Trac 21 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.12% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £307 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £430 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £245 £320
% change year-on-year
+32.65% -23.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
6709 5812 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.84% 12.05% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3839 3309
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 119 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +26 16 £360 -10.00% 8
South East +5 3 £400 +63.26% 1
South West - - - -
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Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
1 25 (69.44%) Subversion
2 20 (55.56%) Linux
3 18 (50.00%) HTML
3 18 (50.00%) JIRA
4 17 (47.22%) PHP
4 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
5 15 (41.67%) CSS
6 14 (38.89%) SQL
6 14 (38.89%) MVC
6 14 (38.89%) Redmine
7 13 (36.11%) Web Services
8 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 11 (30.56%) XML
9 11 (30.56%) OO
9 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (27.78%) Apache
10 10 (27.78%) Windows
11 9 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (25.00%) XHTML
11 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 9 (25.00%) Degree
11 9 (25.00%) PHP5
11 9 (25.00%) jQuery
11 9 (25.00%) Mercurial
11 9 (25.00%) FogBugz
12 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
12 8 (22.22%) OO PHP
12 8 (22.22%) Zend
12 8 (22.22%) Ruby

Trac
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (27.78%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) Drupal
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Basecamp
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) HTTP
1 7 (19.44%) NAS
2 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) Wireless
2 6 (16.67%) DHCP
2 6 (16.67%) FTP
2 6 (16.67%) Broadband
2 6 (16.67%) Telnet
3 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.78%) SNMP
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) SMTP
3 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 8 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (69.44%) Subversion
2 18 (50.00%) JIRA
3 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
4 14 (38.89%) Redmine
5 9 (25.00%) Mercurial
5 9 (25.00%) FogBugz
6 8 (22.22%) Bugzilla
7 7 (19.44%) Selenium
8 6 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (16.67%) JUnit
9 2 (5.56%) Hudson
9 2 (5.56%) QUnit
9 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
9 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
9 2 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (5.56%) Ant
10 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.78%) Maven
10 1 (2.78%) Grunt
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 8 (22.22%) PHP Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Tester
4 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Scala Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) HTML
2 15 (41.67%) CSS
3 13 (36.11%) Web Services
4 11 (30.56%) XML
5 9 (25.00%) XHTML
5 9 (25.00%) jQuery
6 8 (22.22%) XSL
7 7 (19.44%) Ajax
8 6 (16.67%) .NET
9 5 (13.89%) RESTful
10 4 (11.11%) Sass
10 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 4 (11.11%) Spring
10 4 (11.11%) J2EE
11 3 (8.33%) Middleware
11 3 (8.33%) JSF
11 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 3 (8.33%) LESS
11 3 (8.33%) HTML5
11 3 (8.33%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) User Experience
2 6 (16.67%) Firmware
3 3 (8.33%) DTV
4 2 (5.56%) STB
4 2 (5.56%) W3C
5 1 (2.78%) Wiki
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.78%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) FreeBSD
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) MVC
2 11 (30.56%) OO
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) OO PHP
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Use Case
4 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.89%) TDD
6 4 (11.11%) BDD
6 4 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.56%) User Experience Design
8 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.56%) Information Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Content Management
8 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
2 17 (47.22%) PHP
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 9 (25.00%) PHP5
6 8 (22.22%) Ruby
6 8 (22.22%) Java
7 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
8 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 6 (16.67%) Perl
8 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
9 5 (13.89%) Python
10 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
10 3 (8.33%) C++
10 3 (8.33%) Scala
11 2 (5.56%) XQuery
11 2 (5.56%) C#
12 1 (2.78%) C
12 1 (2.78%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (22.22%) Zend
3 4 (11.11%) Google
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £125 - £225 per day
Posted: 19 days ago