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 19 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.

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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 400 396 346
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -50
Contract jobs citing FatWire 9 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.088% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 26
Average daily rate
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£550 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £290 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £473 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
10261 11129 9889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 45.89% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7014 7313 6197
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 230 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £31.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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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

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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

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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 19 December 2014.

FatWire Daily Rate Histogram in London

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (78.26%) Java
2 32 (69.57%) Oracle
2 32 (69.57%) CMS
3 29 (63.04%) WebCenter
4 21 (45.65%) Oracle Database
4 21 (45.65%) Content Management
4 21 (45.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (36.96%) Workflow
7 15 (32.61%) TDD
8 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (26.09%) HTML
10 11 (23.91%) JSP
10 11 (23.91%) Spring
10 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
11 10 (21.74%) User Experience
11 10 (21.74%) Spring MVC
11 10 (21.74%) RDBMS
11 10 (21.74%) JDBC
11 10 (21.74%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (21.74%) MVC
12 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
12 9 (19.57%) Servlets
12 9 (19.57%) Degree
13 8 (17.39%) Spring Security
13 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
13 8 (17.39%) Dojo
13 8 (17.39%) REST
13 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
13 8 (17.39%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (69.57%) CMS
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (10.87%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (8.70%) Alfresco
4 4 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.17%) OpenCms
5 1 (2.17%) Liferay
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) Oracle Database
1 21 (45.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
3 10 (21.74%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Maven
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Publishing
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Finnish Language
5 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 23 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Web Architect
5 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Web Editor
7 1 (2.17%) Web Producer
7 1 (2.17%) Web Author
7 1 (2.17%) Web Content Editor
7 1 (2.17%) Content Editor
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Author
7 1 (2.17%) Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) WebCenter
2 12 (26.09%) HTML
3 11 (23.91%) JSP
3 11 (23.91%) Spring
4 10 (21.74%) Spring MVC
4 10 (21.74%) JDBC
5 9 (19.57%) Servlets
6 8 (17.39%) Spring Security
6 8 (17.39%) Dojo
6 8 (17.39%) REST
7 5 (10.87%) J2EE
8 4 (8.70%) .NET
9 2 (4.35%) Struts
9 2 (4.35%) Web Services
9 2 (4.35%) XML
10 1 (2.17%) jQuery
10 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.17%) Ajax
10 1 (2.17%) HTML5
10 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Android
1 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Content Management
2 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.96%) Workflow
4 15 (32.61%) TDD
5 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (21.74%) MVC
7 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
8 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (10.87%) Scrum
10 4 (8.70%) SOA
10 4 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (8.70%) Migration
10 4 (8.70%) BDD
10 4 (8.70%) Kanban
10 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
10 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (4.35%) Data Architecture
12 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Vignette
2 4 (8.70%) Interwoven
2 4 (8.70%) Sitecore
2 4 (8.70%) Stellent
2 4 (8.70%) Nintex
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) Endeca