The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FatWire 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 FatWire over the 3 months to 24 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.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 63 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing FatWire 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.32% 0.92% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 1.87% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.64
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
259 268 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 48.68% 49.36% 50.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 111 115
Average daily rate £400 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £128 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 63 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.40 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.08 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

FatWire Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

FatWire Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

FatWire Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing FatWire 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 FatWire.

1 17 (77.27%) Scrum
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) J2EE
4 14 (63.64%) RUP
5 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
5 13 (59.09%) Content Management
6 11 (50.00%) CSS
6 11 (50.00%) HTML
7 10 (45.45%) CMS
8 9 (40.91%) Adobe
8 9 (40.91%) SQL
9 8 (36.36%) SOA
9 8 (36.36%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (31.82%) User Stories
10 7 (31.82%) XHTML
10 7 (31.82%) IBM
10 7 (31.82%) Legal
10 7 (31.82%) JSP
10 7 (31.82%) Ant
10 7 (31.82%) Linux
10 7 (31.82%) OO
10 7 (31.82%) XML
10 7 (31.82%) UNIX
10 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
10 7 (31.82%) Ajax
10 7 (31.82%) HTML5
11 6 (27.27%) RAD
11 6 (27.27%) Validation
12 5 (22.73%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing FatWire 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 FatWire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (45.45%) CMS
2 8 (36.36%) Adobe CQ
3 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 7 (31.82%) Legal
2 4 (18.18%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (13.64%) CMS Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) J2EE
2 11 (50.00%) CSS
2 11 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) HTML5
3 7 (31.82%) Ajax
3 7 (31.82%) JSP
3 7 (31.82%) XML
3 7 (31.82%) XHTML
4 3 (13.64%) WebCenter
5 1 (4.55%) Java EE
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) JPA
5 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Scrum
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) RUP
3 13 (59.09%) Content Management
4 8 (36.36%) SOA
5 7 (31.82%) OO
5 7 (31.82%) User Stories
6 6 (27.27%) Validation
6 6 (27.27%) RAD
7 4 (18.18%) B2C
7 4 (18.18%) SEO
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (4.55%) Black-Box Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Android Development
9 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
9 1 (4.55%) TDD
9 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) FQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Adobe
2 7 (31.82%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Vignette
4 1 (4.55%) Facebook
4 1 (4.55%) Twitter