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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 397 407 378
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 5 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.074% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.072% 0.25% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £469
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -4.00%
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
6901 7306 6635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.83% 30.02% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5275 5295 4834
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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
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 AppFabric within the London region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +9 2 £550 +2.32%
AppFabric
England

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) C#
4 8 (66.67%) WCF
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) MVC
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (41.67%) SOA
7 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) Banking
7 4 (33.33%) WF
7 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (25.00%) REST
8 3 (25.00%) NServiceBus
8 3 (25.00%) Risk Analytics
8 3 (25.00%) Analytics
8 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (25.00%) LINQ
8 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (25.00%) Grid Computing
8 3 (25.00%) Middleware
9 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (25.00%) NServiceBus
2 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) StyleCop
1 1 (8.33%) NDepend
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office
4 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Trainer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) WCF
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) WF
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) LINQ
5 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) SignalR
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) WebSockets
7 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Grid Computing
2 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
1 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCT
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) DevExpress
2 1 (8.33%) Telerik
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO