The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 371 395 394
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Contract jobs citing FatWire 37 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.078% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £376 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £450 £338
% change year-on-year
-15.27% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10647 11180 11862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.37% 46.04% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 7118 7147
Average daily rate £423 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 291 340
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
FatWire
England

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 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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +30 6 £420 -6.66%
FatWire
England

FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (72.73%) CMS
2 30 (68.18%) Java
3 23 (52.27%) Oracle
4 22 (50.00%) WebCenter
5 20 (45.45%) Content Management
6 19 (43.18%) Oracle Database
7 17 (38.64%) Workflow
7 17 (38.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (36.36%) HTML
9 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
10 12 (27.27%) JSP
11 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
11 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (22.73%) TDD
11 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
11 10 (22.73%) REST
12 9 (20.45%) Finance
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
12 9 (20.45%) Dojo
12 9 (20.45%) RDBMS
12 9 (20.45%) JDBC
12 9 (20.45%) Servlets
13 8 (18.18%) Degree
13 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (15.91%) Spring MVC
14 7 (15.91%) Spring
14 7 (15.91%) MVC
14 7 (15.91%) Adobe CQ
15 6 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS

FatWire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (72.73%) CMS
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (15.91%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 4 (9.09%) Alfresco
5 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (6.82%) IIS
6 3 (6.82%) Documentum
6 3 (6.82%) Apache
7 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
7 2 (4.55%) Node.js
8 1 (2.27%) Liferay
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (2.27%) OpenCms
8 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Tridion
2 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.27%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Intranet
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) Oracle Database
2 17 (38.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
4 9 (20.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.27%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Publishing
3 5 (11.36%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Development Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Web Business Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) User Experience Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Web Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Web Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Web Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) WebCenter
2 16 (36.36%) HTML
3 12 (27.27%) JSP
4 10 (22.73%) REST
5 9 (20.45%) Dojo
5 9 (20.45%) JDBC
5 9 (20.45%) Servlets
6 7 (15.91%) Spring MVC
6 7 (15.91%) Spring
7 5 (11.36%) Spring Security
8 4 (9.09%) .NET
8 4 (9.09%) J2EE
8 4 (9.09%) CSS
8 4 (9.09%) HTML5
9 3 (6.82%) Ajax
9 3 (6.82%) Java EE
9 3 (6.82%) jQuery
9 3 (6.82%) SOAP
9 3 (6.82%) Web Services
9 3 (6.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Solaris
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
1 2 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Content Management
2 17 (38.64%) Workflow
3 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.73%) TDD
4 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.91%) MVC
7 5 (11.36%) SOA
8 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) Migration
9 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Scrum
9 3 (6.82%) Web Development
9 3 (6.82%) SEO
10 2 (4.55%) Change Management
10 2 (4.55%) OO
10 2 (4.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) Java
2 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Sitecore
2 6 (13.64%) Interwoven
3 4 (9.09%) Vignette
3 4 (9.09%) Stellent
3 4 (9.09%) Nintex
4 3 (6.82%) Adobe
5 2 (4.55%) JBoss
5 2 (4.55%) Unica
5 2 (4.55%) Alterian
5 2 (4.55%) Neolane
5 2 (4.55%) Eloqua
5 2 (4.55%) Ektron
6 1 (2.27%) Endeca
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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