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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 41 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing FatWire 12 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.48% 1.29% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 4.71% 2.74% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +106.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £338
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.25 £38.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £33.45 £35.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £37.05 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £38.86
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.49%
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
255 219 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 52.80% 47.10% 54.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 75 138
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £161 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 31
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £37.25 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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 30 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (88.89%) RUP
1 16 (88.89%) Scrum
2 14 (77.78%) Content Management
3 12 (66.67%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
5 10 (55.56%) J2EE
5 10 (55.56%) CSS
5 10 (55.56%) HTML
5 10 (55.56%) OO
5 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (55.56%) HTML5
6 9 (50.00%) Ajax
6 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 9 (50.00%) Linux
6 9 (50.00%) XML
6 9 (50.00%) UNIX
6 9 (50.00%) JSP
6 9 (50.00%) Ant
6 9 (50.00%) SOA
6 9 (50.00%) XHTML
6 9 (50.00%) IBM
7 8 (44.44%) RAD
7 8 (44.44%) Legal
7 8 (44.44%) Validation
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
8 7 (38.89%) User Stories
9 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 6 (33.33%) Windows
9 6 (33.33%) Solaris
10 5 (27.78%) SEO

FatWire
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) CMS
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 8 (44.44%) Legal
2 4 (22.22%) Automotive
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) CMS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) J2EE
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
1 10 (55.56%) HTML5
2 9 (50.00%) Ajax
2 9 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) JSP
2 9 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (11.11%) WebCenter
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) JPA
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) Java EE
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) RUP
1 16 (88.89%) Scrum
2 14 (77.78%) Content Management
3 10 (55.56%) OO
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) SOA
5 8 (44.44%) RAD
5 8 (44.44%) Validation
6 7 (38.89%) User Stories
7 5 (27.78%) SEO
8 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.11%) B2C
10 1 (5.56%) Use Case
10 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) FQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) Facebook
3 2 (11.11%) Twitter
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Vignette