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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 401 364 391
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +27
Contract jobs citing FatWire 11 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 21
Average daily rate £469 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £339 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £550 £310
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +77.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £35.49 £45.66
% change year-on-year
+29.61% -22.27%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London - - - -
FatWire
England

FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (67.86%) CMS
2 17 (60.71%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) Oracle
3 16 (57.14%) Content Management
4 15 (53.57%) Spring
5 12 (42.86%) Workflow
5 12 (42.86%) JSP
5 12 (42.86%) HTML
5 12 (42.86%) Apache
5 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 11 (39.29%) Tomcat
6 11 (39.29%) JDBC
6 11 (39.29%) RDBMS
6 11 (39.29%) Servlets
6 11 (39.29%) XML
6 11 (39.29%) Maven
6 11 (39.29%) Relational Database
7 10 (35.71%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (25.00%) WebCenter
9 6 (21.43%) Endeca
10 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
10 5 (17.86%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
11 4 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (14.29%) Marketing
11 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
11 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

FatWire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (67.86%) CMS
2 12 (42.86%) Apache
3 11 (39.29%) Tomcat
4 10 (35.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (17.86%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 4 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
7 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
1 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) RDBMS
1 11 (39.29%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Maven
General
1 4 (14.29%) Marketing
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) Spring
2 12 (42.86%) JSP
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 11 (39.29%) JDBC
3 11 (39.29%) Servlets
3 11 (39.29%) XML
4 7 (25.00%) WebCenter
5 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.57%) Ember.js
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Content Management
2 12 (42.86%) Workflow
2 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) Campaign Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Information Management
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Web Development
6 1 (3.57%) SEO
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.57%) Use Case
6 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Endeca
3 3 (10.71%) ATG
4 2 (7.14%) Eloqua
4 2 (7.14%) Neolane
4 2 (7.14%) Ektron
4 2 (7.14%) Unica
4 2 (7.14%) Interwoven
4 2 (7.14%) Alterian
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Sitecore