The table below looks at the statistics for VTune 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 VTune over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intel VTune
Rank 588 558 542
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -16
Contract jobs citing VTune 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.015% 0.037% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
6640 5456 5398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.14% 11.53% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4651 3573 3369
Average daily rate £401 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +0.64%
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 £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 126 230
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.25 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

VTune
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VTune across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VTune Jobs Demand Trend in England

VTune
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VTune across the England region.

VTune Daily Rate Trend in England

VTune
Top 18 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VTune 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 VTune.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (100.00%) Valgrind
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency

VTune
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VTune 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 VTune. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Valgrind
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO