The table below looks at the statistics for AppFabric skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppFabric over the 3 months to 30 January 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 396 383 360
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.046% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.16% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Average daily rate
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£575 £475 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

AppFabric
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppFabric across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

AppFabric Jobs Demand Trend in London

AppFabric
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

AppFabric Daily Rate Trend in London

AppFabric
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

AppFabric Hourly Rate Trend in London

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing AppFabric 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 AppFabric.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
5 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) R
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) SignalR
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) WF
5 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
5 2 (33.33%) Market Risk
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (16.67%) DevExpress

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing AppFabric 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 AppFabric. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) StyleCop
1 1 (16.67%) NDepend
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) SignalR
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) WF
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) WebSockets
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 2 (33.33%) Market Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) R
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCT
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) DevExpress
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Telerik