The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 410 375 427
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +52
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.014% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.048% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £483 £450 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% -23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £350 £578
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £550 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7050 6222 7714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.11% 28.77% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5075 4508 5114
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.50 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
AppFabric
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppFabric across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

AppFabric Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (76.92%) WCF
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) SOA
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) WPF
6 5 (38.46%) WF
6 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (38.46%) TDD
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (38.46%) XML
6 5 (38.46%) C++
6 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
6 5 (38.46%) OO
7 4 (30.77%) J2SE
7 4 (30.77%) QA
7 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) NUnit
7 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
7 4 (30.77%) Caliburn.Micro
7 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Moq

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
5 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) NUnit
2 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
2 4 (30.77%) Moq
2 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (7.69%) Front Office
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) WCF
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) WPF
4 5 (38.46%) WF
5 4 (30.77%) Caliburn.Micro
5 4 (30.77%) J2SE
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (7.69%) SignalR
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 5 (38.46%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.69%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) R
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Xamarin