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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trac
Rank 578 564 565
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing Trac 22 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.12% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 2
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£360 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +35.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £270
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6791 5708 5806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.79% 11.89% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 3816 3311
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 122 229
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.45 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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
London +5 19 £350 -17.64% 4
South East -21 2 £400 +63.26% 1
South West - - - - 1
Trac
UK

Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 22 (61.11%) Subversion
3 21 (58.33%) HTML
4 18 (50.00%) Linux
4 18 (50.00%) JIRA
5 16 (44.44%) PHP
6 14 (38.89%) SQL
6 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
6 14 (38.89%) MVC
7 13 (36.11%) jQuery
7 13 (36.11%) CSS
7 13 (36.11%) Redmine
8 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (30.56%) Ajax
9 11 (30.56%) Web Services
9 11 (30.56%) OO
10 10 (27.78%) Apache
11 9 (25.00%) Windows
11 9 (25.00%) XML
11 9 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (25.00%) XHTML
11 9 (25.00%) PHP5
11 9 (25.00%) Mercurial
11 9 (25.00%) FogBugz
12 8 (22.22%) Basecamp
12 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
12 8 (22.22%) Analytics
12 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
12 8 (22.22%) OO PHP

Trac
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Portal
2 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
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 8 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Basecamp
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) HTTP
1 6 (16.67%) NAS
2 5 (13.89%) FTP
2 5 (13.89%) Telnet
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) Wireless
2 5 (13.89%) Broadband
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.78%) SMTP
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%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) MySQL
1 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (61.11%) Subversion
2 18 (50.00%) JIRA
3 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
4 13 (36.11%) Redmine
5 9 (25.00%) Mercurial
5 9 (25.00%) FogBugz
6 7 (19.44%) Bugzilla
7 6 (16.67%) Selenium
8 5 (13.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (13.89%) JUnit
9 2 (5.56%) Ant
9 2 (5.56%) QUnit
9 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
9 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
9 2 (5.56%) Hudson
9 2 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (2.78%) Grunt
10 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.78%) Maven
10 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) PHP Developer
2 8 (22.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Designer
8 1 (2.78%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Validation Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) HTML
2 13 (36.11%) CSS
2 13 (36.11%) jQuery
3 11 (30.56%) Web Services
3 11 (30.56%) Ajax
4 9 (25.00%) XML
4 9 (25.00%) XHTML
5 8 (22.22%) XSL
5 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 5 (13.89%) .NET
7 4 (11.11%) J2EE
7 4 (11.11%) Spring
8 3 (8.33%) JSF
8 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.33%) RESTful
8 3 (8.33%) ICEfaces
9 2 (5.56%) HTML5
9 2 (5.56%) CSS3
9 2 (5.56%) Sass
9 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) STB
3 2 (5.56%) W3C
3 2 (5.56%) DTV
4 1 (2.78%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) FreeBSD
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) MVC
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) OO
4 8 (22.22%) Project Management
4 8 (22.22%) Analytics
4 8 (22.22%) OO PHP
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Use Case
7 3 (8.33%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.56%) OOP
8 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.56%) BDD
9 1 (2.78%) Change Control
9 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 16 (44.44%) PHP
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 9 (25.00%) PHP5
6 8 (22.22%) Java
7 7 (19.44%) Ruby
8 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
9 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
9 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
9 5 (13.89%) Perl
10 4 (11.11%) Python
11 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
11 3 (8.33%) C++
12 2 (5.56%) C#
13 1 (2.78%) Scala
13 1 (2.78%) AWK
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) 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
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Firmware
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%) Google
2 8 (22.22%) Zend
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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