The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 the FatWire Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 63 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing FatWire 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.40% 0.24% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.53% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £240 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £550 £310
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +77.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £46.00 £27.48 £45.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.39% -39.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £35.49 £45.66
% change year-on-year
+29.61% -22.27%
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
357 190 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.16% 46.23% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 90 95
Average daily rate £400 £256 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.09% +22.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £103 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 45 28
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +4.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.30 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £37.50 £41.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
FatWire
East of England

FatWire
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

FatWire
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

FatWire
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

FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) RAD
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) SEO
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) JSON

FatWire
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Web 2.0
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) RAD
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter