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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FatWire
Rank 393 380 373
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing FatWire 18 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 9
Average daily rate
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£456 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.88% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £293 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £291 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -25.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
- +14.89%
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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
10440 10319 10573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.65% 44.36% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6879 6612 6625
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 208 301
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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 -2 5 £413 +5.76%
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 30 (81.08%) Java
2 29 (78.38%) Oracle
3 19 (51.35%) WebCenter
4 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
5 14 (37.84%) CMS
5 14 (37.84%) Content Management
6 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
7 11 (29.73%) CSS
7 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (27.03%) E-Commerce
9 9 (24.32%) JSP
9 9 (24.32%) HTML
9 9 (24.32%) Adobe
10 8 (21.62%) SQL
10 8 (21.62%) Apache
10 8 (21.62%) Web Services
10 8 (21.62%) Spring
11 7 (18.92%) Degree
11 7 (18.92%) Linux
12 6 (16.22%) MVC
12 6 (16.22%) Finance
12 6 (16.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (13.51%) HTML5
13 5 (13.51%) REST
13 5 (13.51%) CSS3
13 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
13 5 (13.51%) Workflow
13 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
13 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
13 5 (13.51%) JBoss

FatWire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 14 (37.84%) CMS
2 8 (21.62%) Apache
3 6 (16.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
4 5 (13.51%) JBoss
5 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (10.81%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (8.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (5.41%) Liferay
7 2 (5.41%) Magnolia
7 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) WebTrends
2 2 (5.41%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) SSL
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
2 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Maven
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 4 (10.81%) Retail Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (8.11%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) WebCenter Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Web Producer
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) WebCenter
2 11 (29.73%) CSS
3 9 (24.32%) HTML
3 9 (24.32%) JSP
4 8 (21.62%) Web Services
4 8 (21.62%) Spring
5 5 (13.51%) Spring MVC
5 5 (13.51%) Spring Security
5 5 (13.51%) HTML5
5 5 (13.51%) REST
5 5 (13.51%) CSS3
6 4 (10.81%) jQuery
6 4 (10.81%) Java EE
6 4 (10.81%) .NET
7 3 (8.11%) J2EE
7 3 (8.11%) JDBC
7 3 (8.11%) Servlets
7 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Google Search Appliance
4 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Content Management
2 10 (27.03%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.22%) MVC
4 5 (13.51%) Workflow
5 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Garbage Collection
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) Web Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
7 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) WCAG
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.70%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Adobe
3 4 (10.81%) Google
4 3 (8.11%) Sitecore
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) ATG
4 3 (8.11%) Omniture
4 3 (8.11%) Endeca
5 2 (5.41%) hybris
6 1 (2.70%) Brightcove
6 1 (2.70%) Demandware
6 1 (2.70%) Stellent
6 1 (2.70%) Interwoven