The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FatWire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FatWire over the 3 months to 22 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the FatWire Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 372 409 397
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -12
Contract jobs citing FatWire 37 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.060% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £388 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £339 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.08% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11067 11686 11841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.58% 46.37% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6964 7523 7164
Average daily rate £425 £425 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 265 345
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.01 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

FatWire
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FatWire across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

FatWire Jobs Demand Trend in London

FatWire
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

FatWire Daily Rate Trend in London

FatWire
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FatWire across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

FatWire Daily Rate Histogram in London

FatWire
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

FatWire Hourly Rate Trend in London

FatWire
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 FatWire within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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 +32 5 £450 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing FatWire 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 FatWire.

1 36 (80.00%) CMS
2 32 (71.11%) Java
3 26 (57.78%) Oracle
4 24 (53.33%) WebCenter
5 21 (46.67%) Oracle Database
5 21 (46.67%) Content Management
6 19 (42.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (37.78%) Workflow
7 17 (37.78%) HTML
8 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 12 (26.67%) JSP
10 10 (22.22%) Finance
10 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (22.22%) TDD
10 10 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (22.22%) Degree
10 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
10 10 (22.22%) REST
11 9 (20.00%) Dojo
11 9 (20.00%) Spring MVC
11 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 9 (20.00%) Spring
11 9 (20.00%) MVC
11 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
11 9 (20.00%) JDBC
11 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 9 (20.00%) Servlets
12 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (17.78%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (15.56%) Spring Security

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing FatWire 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 FatWire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (80.00%) CMS
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (17.78%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (8.89%) Alfresco
5 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (6.67%) Documentum
6 3 (6.67%) IIS
6 3 (6.67%) Apache
7 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.44%) Umbraco
7 2 (4.44%) Node.js
8 1 (2.22%) Magnolia
8 1 (2.22%) Liferay
8 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.22%) OpenCms
8 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.22%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Tridion
2 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.22%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Intranet
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 19 (42.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.22%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Publishing
3 2 (4.44%) Games
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Development Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Web Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) User Experience Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Web Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Web Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Web Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Web Producer
8 1 (2.22%) Web Author
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) WebCenter
2 17 (37.78%) HTML
3 12 (26.67%) JSP
4 10 (22.22%) REST
5 9 (20.00%) Dojo
5 9 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 9 (20.00%) Spring
5 9 (20.00%) JDBC
5 9 (20.00%) Servlets
6 7 (15.56%) Spring Security
7 5 (11.11%) CSS
8 4 (8.89%) .NET
8 4 (8.89%) HTML5
9 3 (6.67%) Java EE
9 3 (6.67%) jQuery
9 3 (6.67%) Ajax
9 3 (6.67%) J2EE
9 3 (6.67%) SOAP
9 3 (6.67%) Web Services
9 3 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) UNIX
1 2 (4.44%) Solaris
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Content Management
2 17 (37.78%) Workflow
3 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) TDD
4 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (20.00%) MVC
4 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) SOA
6 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Web Development
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) SEO
7 3 (6.67%) Scrum
8 2 (4.44%) OO
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management
8 2 (4.44%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Sitecore
2 6 (13.33%) Interwoven
3 4 (8.89%) Vignette
3 4 (8.89%) Stellent
3 4 (8.89%) Nintex
4 3 (6.67%) Adobe
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
5 2 (4.44%) Alterian
5 2 (4.44%) Unica
5 2 (4.44%) Neolane
5 2 (4.44%) Eloqua
5 2 (4.44%) Ektron
6 1 (2.22%) Endeca
6 1 (2.22%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft