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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Trac
Rank 591 554 524
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -30
Contract jobs citing Trac 7 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.030% 0.067%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.24% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 17
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£370 £285 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% -28.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £165 £325
% change year-on-year
+172.72% -49.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 12
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
6991 6371 5466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.53% 12.90% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4671 4157 3495
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 135 135
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.15 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 30 July 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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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 +1 7 £370 +0.68% 3
Trac
UK

Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) PHP
3 13 (72.22%) Subversion
3 13 (72.22%) Redmine
4 12 (66.67%) Apache
5 11 (61.11%) OO
5 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (61.11%) MVC
6 9 (50.00%) Finance
6 9 (50.00%) Project Management
6 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (50.00%) MySQL
6 9 (50.00%) Web Services
6 9 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (50.00%) Mercurial
6 9 (50.00%) PHP5
6 9 (50.00%) FogBugz
7 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
7 7 (38.89%) Coaching
7 7 (38.89%) Kanban
7 7 (38.89%) Symfony
7 7 (38.89%) Open Source
7 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
7 7 (38.89%) Scrum
7 7 (38.89%) JIRA
8 6 (33.33%) HTML
9 5 (27.78%) DHCP

Trac
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) FTP
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
1 5 (27.78%) Wireless
2 4 (22.22%) Broadband
2 4 (22.22%) Telnet
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) IPv4
4 2 (11.11%) IPv6
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) 802.11
5 1 (5.56%) DSL
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.56%) 4G
5 1 (5.56%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
1 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Subversion
1 13 (72.22%) Redmine
2 9 (50.00%) FogBugz
2 9 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 7 (38.89%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 3 (16.67%) Bugzilla
5 3 (16.67%) JUnit
5 3 (16.67%) Selenium
5 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (11.11%) RSpec
6 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 2 (11.11%) Grunt
6 2 (11.11%) gulp
7 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 9 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Release Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Release Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) Symfony
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) XSD
6 2 (11.11%) XSL
6 2 (11.11%) XHTML
6 2 (11.11%) CGI
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 2 (11.11%) Sass
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) OO
1 11 (61.11%) MVC
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Kanban
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
3 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
3 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
3 7 (38.89%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) PHP
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (50.00%) PHP5
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.11%) Zend
2 2 (11.11%) HP
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Rate: £180 - £240 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago