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 19 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.

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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 52 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FatWire 11 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.15% - 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 4.10% - 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
268 294 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 52.34% 51.22% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 150 96
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.77 £36.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FatWire across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

FatWire Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 20 (90.91%) Java
2 19 (86.36%) J2EE
3 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 17 (77.27%) CMS
3 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (59.09%) Content Management
5 12 (54.55%) HTML
5 12 (54.55%) SQL
5 12 (54.55%) CSS
6 11 (50.00%) B2C
7 10 (45.45%) Scrum
8 9 (40.91%) SOA
8 9 (40.91%) Adobe
8 9 (40.91%) JSP
9 8 (36.36%) XML
9 8 (36.36%) XHTML
9 8 (36.36%) Validation
9 8 (36.36%) Legal
9 8 (36.36%) Ajax
9 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
9 8 (36.36%) HTML5
9 8 (36.36%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
10 7 (31.82%) Windows
10 7 (31.82%) RUP
11 6 (27.27%) Linux
11 6 (27.27%) OO
11 6 (27.27%) UNIX
11 6 (27.27%) Ant
11 6 (27.27%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (77.27%) CMS
2 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 8 (36.36%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 8 (36.36%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) CMS Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) J2EE
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) JSP
4 8 (36.36%) XML
4 8 (36.36%) XHTML
4 8 (36.36%) Ajax
4 8 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) WebCenter
7 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.55%) Spring
7 1 (4.55%) JSON
7 1 (4.55%) Java EE
7 1 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (4.55%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Content Management
3 11 (50.00%) B2C
4 10 (45.45%) Scrum
5 9 (40.91%) SOA
6 8 (36.36%) Validation
7 7 (31.82%) RUP
8 6 (27.27%) OO
9 5 (22.73%) RAD
10 4 (18.18%) SEO
11 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
11 3 (13.64%) User Stories
11 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
12 2 (9.09%) Analytics
13 1 (4.55%) TDD
13 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
13 1 (4.55%) Use Case
13 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
13 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) 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 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Vignette
4 1 (4.55%) Facebook
4 1 (4.55%) Twitter