The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of AccuRev products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AccuRev over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Essex region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within AccuRev.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AccuRev
Rank 44 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing AccuRev 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.08% 0.65% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £41.58 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.78% -
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
254 215 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 52.81% 46.64% 55.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 75 142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £161 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 49 29
Average hourly rate £24.12 £25.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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AccuRev
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AccuRev across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

AccuRev Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

AccuRev
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AccuRev across the Essex region.

AccuRev Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing AccuRev 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 AccuRev.

1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) XML
4 10 (58.82%) UNIX
4 10 (58.82%) J2EE
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle
5 8 (47.06%) UML
5 8 (47.06%) XSLT
5 8 (47.06%) OOD
5 8 (47.06%) Sun
5 8 (47.06%) Sun Certification
5 8 (47.06%) Web Development
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
6 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
6 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
6 7 (41.18%) Servlets
6 7 (41.18%) C++
7 6 (35.29%) Web Services
7 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
7 6 (35.29%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (29.41%) Information Management
8 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
9 4 (23.53%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
10 3 (17.65%) Content Management
10 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
10 3 (17.65%) Release Management

AccuRev
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing AccuRev 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 AccuRev. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Release Coordinator
6 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
1 11 (64.71%) XML
2 10 (58.82%) J2EE
3 8 (47.06%) XSLT
4 7 (41.18%) Servlets
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) JAXB
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 1 (5.88%) Middleware
7 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.88%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) UML
2 8 (47.06%) OOD
2 8 (47.06%) Web Development
3 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Information Management
5 4 (23.53%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
6 3 (17.65%) Content Management
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Release Management
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
3 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
3 7 (41.18%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
1 8 (47.06%) Sun