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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FatWire
Rank 53 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing FatWire 9 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.40% 2.03% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 3.18% 3.98% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £461 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £381 £450
% change year-on-year
+70.49% -15.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £37.80 £33.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £40.20 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +4.00%
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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
283 251 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 44.15% 51.02% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 128 77
Average daily rate £363 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 41 48
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.12 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.22% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.28 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 5 August 2015.

FatWire Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FatWire across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

FatWire Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FatWire within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon -3 4 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 10 (71.43%) CSS
4 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (64.29%) CMS
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (57.14%) Content Management
5 8 (57.14%) Ajax
5 8 (57.14%) SEO
5 8 (57.14%) JSP
5 8 (57.14%) Ant
5 8 (57.14%) XML
5 8 (57.14%) UNIX
5 8 (57.14%) Windows
5 8 (57.14%) Solaris
5 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 8 (57.14%) XHTML
5 8 (57.14%) Google
5 8 (57.14%) Web 2.0
5 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
5 8 (57.14%) Google Analytics
5 8 (57.14%) HTML5
5 8 (57.14%) Analytics
5 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
6 7 (50.00%) RAD
6 7 (50.00%) B2C
6 7 (50.00%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 (64.29%) CMS
2 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 6 (42.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Google Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 8 (57.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (42.86%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (14.29%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) XHTML
3 8 (57.14%) JSP
3 8 (57.14%) Ajax
3 8 (57.14%) HTML5
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) Sass
5 5 (35.71%) LESS
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 1 (7.14%) TopLink
7 1 (7.14%) EclipseLink
7 1 (7.14%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) JAX-RS
7 1 (7.14%) JAX-WS
7 1 (7.14%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Web 2.0
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Solaris
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) SEO
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Content Management
1 8 (57.14%) Analytics
2 7 (50.00%) B2C
2 7 (50.00%) RAD
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Google
2 7 (50.00%) Omniture
2 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) Adobe