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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 401 409 412
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.021% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.066% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate
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£538 £313 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -43.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7263 7580 7539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.76% 31.27% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5169 5471 5259
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 80 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
AppFabric
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 8 (66.67%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) SOA
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (33.33%) MVC
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (25.00%) Middleware
8 3 (25.00%) Banking
9 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (16.67%) REST
9 2 (16.67%) NServiceBus
9 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
9 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (16.67%) HTML5
9 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
9 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (16.67%) Multithreading

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (16.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Trainer
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Trainer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) WCF
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) WF
5 2 (16.67%) LINQ
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) SignalR
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) XSD
6 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCT
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
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