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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 425 428 401
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 3 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.055% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.040% 0.18% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Average daily rate
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£583 £401 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.44% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £331 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £650 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £394
% change year-on-year
- +14.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50
AppFabric
England

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
7493 7874 7523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.38% 31.06% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5504 5736 5344
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 73
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £59.87 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 20 October 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 +17 1 £525 -10.63% 2
AppFabric
England

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) WCF
3 9 (69.23%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) SOA
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (30.77%) Web Services
8 4 (30.77%) XML
8 4 (30.77%) MVC
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (23.08%) REST
9 3 (23.08%) NServiceBus
9 3 (23.08%) Middleware
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (23.08%) CRM
9 3 (23.08%) ERP
9 3 (23.08%) MCT
9 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
9 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (23.08%) LINQ
9 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (23.08%) NServiceBus
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) StyleCop
2 1 (7.69%) NDepend
2 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Trainer
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Trainer
3 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) WCF
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) Middleware
5 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) LINQ
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (23.08%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) WF
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) SignalR
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (7.69%) XSD
7 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Grid Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) Memory Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCT
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.69%) Telerik
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) DevExpress
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