The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Advertising in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Advertising 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 terms in our General category for the London 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advertising
Rank 164 230 245
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +15
Contract jobs citing Advertising 311 169 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 0.78% 0.67%
As % of the General category 2.80% 1.53% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 122 111
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £331 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £10.50 £69.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.23% -84.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.50 £109.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -45.45%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11112 11076 14904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.93% 51.27% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7820 7859 10105
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 122 241
Average hourly rate £21.88 £22.50 £21.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Advertising
England

Advertising
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Advertising across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Advertising Jobs Demand Trend in London

Advertising
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Advertising across the London region.

Advertising Daily Rate Trend in London

Advertising
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Advertising Daily Rate Histogram in London

Advertising
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Advertising across the London region.

Advertising Hourly Rate Trend in London

Advertising
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Advertising Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Advertising
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Advertising within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 97 £425 - 97
Hammersmith - 2 £325 -
Bromley -4 1 £475 +52.00% 1
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Advertising
England

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Advertising 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 Advertising.

1 174 (28.62%) Finance
2 159 (26.15%) Marketing
3 128 (21.05%) HTML
4 104 (17.11%) JavaScript
5 89 (14.64%) CSS
6 78 (12.83%) Microsoft
7 76 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 71 (11.68%) Project Management
9 69 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
10 61 (10.03%) Banking
11 60 (9.87%) SQL
12 56 (9.21%) E-Commerce
13 55 (9.05%) .NET
13 55 (9.05%) Windows
14 52 (8.55%) MS Excel
15 50 (8.22%) HTML5
16 49 (8.06%) Java
17 46 (7.57%) jQuery
18 45 (7.40%) Degree
19 43 (7.07%) XML
20 42 (6.91%) Scrum
21 40 (6.58%) Photoshop
21 40 (6.58%) MS Office
22 38 (6.25%) Retail
23 37 (6.09%) ITIL
24 36 (5.92%) CSS3
24 36 (5.92%) C#
25 35 (5.76%) PHP
25 35 (5.76%) SQL Server
25 35 (5.76%) Flash

Advertising
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Advertising 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 Advertising. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.14%) CMS
4 10 (1.64%) Drupal
4 10 (1.64%) SAS
5 9 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.32%) WordPress
7 7 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.99%) Apache
9 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.82%) CICS
9 5 (0.82%) Node.js
9 5 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 52 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.58%) Photoshop
2 40 (6.58%) MS Office
3 20 (3.29%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (2.47%) MS Project
6 12 (1.97%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.82%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.66%) SPSS
9 3 (0.49%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.49%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.16%) InDesign
11 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.66%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.66%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.33%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.16%) Summit
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.16%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.49%) SaaS
3 3 (0.49%) PaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.33%) Force.com
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.93%) Internet
2 16 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.47%) Firewall
4 12 (1.97%) LAN
4 12 (1.97%) VoIP
5 10 (1.64%) DNS
6 9 (1.48%) WAN
7 7 (1.15%) SDH
7 7 (1.15%) ATM
8 6 (0.99%) SAN
8 6 (0.99%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.99%) Frame Relay
9 5 (0.82%) Wireless
9 5 (0.82%) HTTP
9 5 (0.82%) DHCP
10 4 (0.66%) Intranet
10 4 (0.66%) FTP
11 3 (0.49%) SSH
11 3 (0.49%) SMTP
11 3 (0.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.44%) MySQL
3 17 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.14%) MongoDB
6 12 (1.97%) DB2
7 10 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.48%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.15%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.15%) Big Data
10 6 (0.99%) Base SAS
10 6 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 6 (0.99%) OLAP
11 4 (0.66%) QlikView
11 4 (0.66%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.63%) JIRA
3 14 (2.30%) Selenium
4 13 (2.14%) Subversion
5 10 (1.64%) Axure RP
6 9 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.48%) WebDriver
7 7 (1.15%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.99%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.99%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.99%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.82%) NUnit
9 5 (0.82%) JUnit
9 5 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.82%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.66%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.49%) Xcode
11 3 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.49%) TestNG
11 3 (0.49%) JSUnit
General
1 174 (28.62%) Finance
2 159 (26.15%) Marketing
3 61 (10.03%) Banking
4 38 (6.25%) Retail
5 24 (3.95%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.29%) Legal
7 19 (3.13%) Back Office
8 18 (2.96%) Publishing
9 16 (2.63%) Front Office
10 12 (1.97%) Law
11 10 (1.64%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.32%) Spanish Language
12 8 (1.32%) French Language
13 7 (1.15%) Games
13 7 (1.15%) Retail Banking
13 7 (1.15%) German Language
14 5 (0.82%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.82%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.82%) Mandarin Language
14 5 (0.82%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 156 (25.66%) Developer
2 119 (19.57%) Analyst
3 63 (10.36%) Project Manager
4 59 (9.70%) Business Analyst
5 45 (7.40%) Designer
6 37 (6.09%) Front-End Developer
7 23 (3.78%) Consultant
8 19 (3.13%) Architect
9 17 (2.80%) IT Project Manager
10 15 (2.47%) PHP Developer
10 15 (2.47%) Programme Manager
11 14 (2.30%) User Experience Designer
11 14 (2.30%) Senior Manager
11 14 (2.30%) Programmer
12 13 (2.14%) Test Analyst
13 12 (1.97%) Administrator
13 12 (1.97%) Support Analyst
13 12 (1.97%) Senior Developer
13 12 (1.97%) Support Engineer
14 11 (1.81%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (21.05%) HTML
2 89 (14.64%) CSS
3 55 (9.05%) .NET
4 50 (8.22%) HTML5
5 46 (7.57%) jQuery
6 43 (7.07%) XML
7 36 (5.92%) CSS3
8 35 (5.76%) Flash
9 33 (5.43%) Web Services
10 20 (3.29%) ASP.NET
11 16 (2.63%) SOAP
12 15 (2.47%) Backbone.js
13 13 (2.14%) JSON
13 13 (2.14%) REST
14 11 (1.81%) Ajax
15 10 (1.64%) RESTful
16 9 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
16 9 (1.48%) JSP
16 9 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (1.48%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.29%) Social Media
1 20 (3.29%) Mobile App
2 17 (2.80%) Digital Media
3 14 (2.30%) Equities
4 12 (1.97%) Mainframe
4 12 (1.97%) Blackberry
5 11 (1.81%) IPTV
6 10 (1.64%) Derivative
7 9 (1.48%) Handset
8 7 (1.15%) Statistics
8 7 (1.15%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.15%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.99%) Graphic Design
9 6 (0.99%) Video on Demand
9 6 (0.99%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.82%) Clustering
10 5 (0.82%) Interactive TV
10 5 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.82%) Open Source
10 5 (0.82%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.05%) Windows
2 29 (4.77%) Linux
3 21 (3.45%) UNIX
4 14 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.64%) Android
6 9 (1.48%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.15%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.99%) zOS
8 6 (0.99%) Solaris
9 5 (0.82%) AIX
9 5 (0.82%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.82%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 71 (11.68%) Project Management
3 69 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (9.21%) E-Commerce
5 42 (6.91%) Scrum
6 37 (6.09%) ITIL
7 35 (5.76%) TDD
7 35 (5.76%) MVC
8 29 (4.77%) Analytics
9 27 (4.44%) OO
10 23 (3.78%) Business Analysis
11 21 (3.45%) CRM
11 21 (3.45%) Web Development
11 21 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
12 20 (3.29%) ERP
13 19 (3.13%) Unit Testing
14 17 (2.80%) Migration
14 17 (2.80%) BDD
15 16 (2.63%) Waterfall
15 16 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 104 (17.11%) JavaScript
2 60 (9.87%) SQL
3 49 (8.06%) Java
4 36 (5.92%) C#
5 35 (5.76%) PHP
6 18 (2.96%) ActionScript
6 18 (2.96%) Ruby
7 15 (2.47%) ActionScript 3.0
8 14 (2.30%) ActionScript 2.0
9 11 (1.81%) VBA
9 11 (1.81%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.48%) C
11 7 (1.15%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.15%) C++
11 7 (1.15%) Perl
11 7 (1.15%) Python
12 6 (0.99%) ABAP
13 5 (0.82%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.66%) R
14 4 (0.66%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 45 (7.40%) Degree
2 19 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.47%) MCSE
4 13 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.32%) MCP
6 4 (0.66%) CISM
6 4 (0.66%) CISSP
7 3 (0.49%) MCDST
7 3 (0.49%) MCITP
7 3 (0.49%) MCSA
7 3 (0.49%) ISEB
7 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.33%) PMP
8 2 (0.33%) CISA
8 2 (0.33%) CCNP
8 2 (0.33%) CCNA
8 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.33%) MCSD
8 2 (0.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.10%) QA
2 7 (1.15%) SLA
3 5 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) GAAP
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.49%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.49%) NFS
3 3 (0.49%) XenApp
3 3 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (1.15%) Puppet
2 5 (0.82%) SCCM
3 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.33%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.16%) Control-M
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.16%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 78 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.11%) Oracle
2 25 (4.11%) Google
3 22 (3.62%) IBM
4 17 (2.80%) Adobe
5 14 (2.30%) SAP
6 12 (1.97%) Citrix
6 12 (1.97%) Cisco
7 10 (1.64%) Facebook
7 10 (1.64%) Murex
7 10 (1.64%) ATG
8 9 (1.48%) Apple
8 9 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.48%) Twitter
9 8 (1.32%) VMware
10 7 (1.15%) DoubleClick
10 7 (1.15%) SolarWinds
11 6 (0.99%) Zend
11 6 (0.99%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.99%) Red Hat
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £700 - £800 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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