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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 45 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing FatWire 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.11% 1.73% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 4.29% 3.90% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£444 £388 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% +106.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.75% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
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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
233 205 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 49.05% 44.37% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 64 139
Average daily rate £390 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £155 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 26
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.66 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.39% -16.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.23 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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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 27 August 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 18 (94.74%) Scrum
2 16 (84.21%) RUP
3 15 (78.95%) Content Management
4 13 (68.42%) Java
5 12 (63.16%) J2EE
6 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
6 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (52.63%) SOA
8 9 (47.37%) XHTML
8 9 (47.37%) IBM
8 9 (47.37%) HTML
8 9 (47.37%) Ant
8 9 (47.37%) CSS
8 9 (47.37%) JSP
8 9 (47.37%) Linux
8 9 (47.37%) OO
8 9 (47.37%) XML
8 9 (47.37%) UNIX
8 9 (47.37%) Ajax
8 9 (47.37%) WebSphere
8 9 (47.37%) HTML5
9 8 (42.11%) Legal
9 8 (42.11%) Validation
9 8 (42.11%) RAD
10 7 (36.84%) User Stories
11 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
11 6 (31.58%) Windows
11 6 (31.58%) Solaris
11 6 (31.58%) SQL
12 5 (26.32%) SEO

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (47.37%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) CMS
3 3 (15.79%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Ant
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 8 (42.11%) Legal
2 4 (21.05%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) CMS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) J2EE
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) JSP
2 9 (47.37%) XML
2 9 (47.37%) XHTML
2 9 (47.37%) Ajax
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) WebCenter
4 1 (5.26%) Java EE
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) JPA
4 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Scrum
2 16 (84.21%) RUP
3 15 (78.95%) Content Management
4 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (52.63%) SOA
6 9 (47.37%) OO
7 8 (42.11%) RAD
7 8 (42.11%) Validation
8 7 (36.84%) User Stories
9 5 (26.32%) SEO
10 4 (21.05%) B2C
11 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
11 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
12 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
12 1 (5.26%) Use Case
12 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
12 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) FQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Adobe
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Vignette
4 1 (5.26%) Facebook
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter