The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 17 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 of the Communications & Networking category 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 129 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -7
Contract jobs citing Internet 401 486 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.66% 2.25% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.34% 16.39% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 325 406
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £18.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +60.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.92 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £135.00 £33.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2796 2966 3736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.54% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1822 1842 2269
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 134 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Internet
England

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in London

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in London

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in London

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in London

Internet
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Internet Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Internet
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 Internet within the London region over the 3 months to 17 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 -32 98 £375 -6.25% 53
Bromley +4 5 £575 +76.92% 2
Croydon - 3 £375 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Docklands, London -1 1 £335 +91.42% 1
Uxbridge -3 1 £401 +60.20% 1
Surbiton - 1 £425 -
Teddington - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Hendon - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 198 (23.54%) Java
2 195 (23.19%) Finance
3 184 (21.88%) Windows
4 179 (21.28%) HTML
5 169 (20.10%) Microsoft
6 168 (19.98%) JavaScript
7 149 (17.72%) E-Commerce
8 145 (17.24%) Banking
9 131 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
10 119 (14.15%) SQL
11 115 (13.67%) CSS
12 111 (13.20%) Project Management
13 97 (11.53%) Web Services
14 95 (11.30%) XML
15 93 (11.06%) .NET
16 92 (10.94%) MS Excel
17 91 (10.82%) SQL Server
17 91 (10.82%) MS Office
18 90 (10.70%) Oracle
19 88 (10.46%) Linux
19 88 (10.46%) Scrum
20 84 (9.99%) ITIL
21 83 (9.87%) jQuery
22 81 (9.63%) Active Directory
23 80 (9.51%) Degree
24 76 (9.04%) Online Banking
25 74 (8.80%) TDD
25 74 (8.80%) HTML5
26 73 (8.68%) TCP/IP
26 73 (8.68%) Intranet

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 62 (7.37%) WebSphere
2 47 (5.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 43 (5.11%) IIS
3 43 (5.11%) MS Exchange
4 37 (4.40%) Apache
5 33 (3.92%) CMS
6 32 (3.80%) WebSphere Process Server
7 30 (3.57%) SharePoint
8 25 (2.97%) TeamSite
9 24 (2.85%) Tomcat
10 21 (2.50%) WebLogic
11 15 (1.78%) MQSeries
11 15 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (1.55%) Node.js
13 12 (1.43%) Lync
14 10 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (1.07%) Drupal
16 7 (0.83%) SAS
17 6 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 92 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 91 (10.82%) MS Office
3 23 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.07%) MS Project
5 9 (1.07%) OmniGraffle
6 8 (0.95%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.36%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.36%) Mingle
9 2 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.24%) Vectorworks
9 2 (0.24%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.66%) Tridion
2 7 (0.83%) assyst
3 3 (0.36%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.24%) RMDS
4 2 (0.24%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.24%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.12%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.12%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.43%) SaaS
2 4 (0.48%) GitHub
3 3 (0.36%) PaaS
3 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.12%) Office 365
5 1 (0.12%) Joyent
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (8.68%) TCP/IP
1 73 (8.68%) Intranet
2 64 (7.61%) Firewall
3 61 (7.25%) HTTP
3 61 (7.25%) LAN
3 61 (7.25%) WAN
4 60 (7.13%) VPN
5 57 (6.78%) DNS
6 36 (4.28%) DHCP
7 35 (4.16%) VoIP
8 34 (4.04%) Wireless
9 25 (2.97%) BGP
10 24 (2.85%) Network Security
11 22 (2.62%) MPLS
12 19 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (2.14%) VLAN
14 17 (2.02%) OSPF
14 17 (2.02%) FTP
14 17 (2.02%) Broadband
15 16 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.83%) DB2
3 42 (4.99%) Relational Database
4 28 (3.33%) MySQL
5 25 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (2.02%) RDBMS
7 17 (2.02%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.07%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.83%) Big Data
12 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.59%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.59%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.48%) OLAP
14 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 53 (6.30%) Subversion
2 38 (4.52%) Selenium
3 25 (2.97%) Ant
4 23 (2.73%) JUnit
4 23 (2.73%) Git (software)
5 21 (2.50%) Eclipse
6 20 (2.38%) Maven
7 19 (2.26%) Visual Studio
8 16 (1.90%) JIRA
8 16 (1.90%) Cucumber
8 16 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.66%) SoapUI
9 14 (1.66%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 14 (1.66%) Log4j
10 13 (1.55%) WebDriver
11 10 (1.19%) Hudson
12 9 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.07%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.95%) Axure RP
13 8 (0.95%) Mercurial
General
1 195 (23.19%) Finance
2 145 (17.24%) Banking
3 68 (8.09%) Retail
4 54 (6.42%) Marketing
5 47 (5.59%) Financial Institution
6 39 (4.64%) Telecoms
7 30 (3.57%) Advertising
8 28 (3.33%) Legal
9 26 (3.09%) Back Office
10 17 (2.02%) Investment Banking
11 16 (1.90%) Retail Banking
11 16 (1.90%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.43%) Law
13 10 (1.19%) Games
14 9 (1.07%) Publishing
14 9 (1.07%) French Language
15 7 (0.83%) Front Office
16 5 (0.59%) Billing
16 5 (0.59%) German Language
16 5 (0.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 201 (23.90%) Developer
2 120 (14.27%) Analyst
3 99 (11.77%) Architect
4 55 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
5 48 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 47 (5.59%) Java Developer
7 36 (4.28%) Web Developer
8 32 (3.80%) Support Engineer
9 31 (3.69%) Support Analyst
9 31 (3.69%) .NET Developer
10 27 (3.21%) Business Analyst
10 27 (3.21%) Designer
11 25 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
12 24 (2.85%) Consultant
13 22 (2.62%) Service Analyst
13 22 (2.62%) Service Desk Analyst
13 22 (2.62%) Deployment Engineer
14 21 (2.50%) Administrator
14 21 (2.50%) Applications Support
15 19 (2.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (21.28%) HTML
2 115 (13.67%) CSS
3 97 (11.53%) Web Services
4 95 (11.30%) XML
5 93 (11.06%) .NET
6 83 (9.87%) jQuery
7 74 (8.80%) HTML5
8 56 (6.66%) Ajax
9 53 (6.30%) J2EE
10 44 (5.23%) Middleware
11 43 (5.11%) Spring
12 39 (4.64%) Struts
13 36 (4.28%) AngularJS
14 33 (3.92%) CSS3
14 33 (3.92%) JSP
14 33 (3.92%) ASP.NET
15 31 (3.69%) REST
16 29 (3.45%) Backbone.js
17 28 (3.33%) XSLT
18 26 (3.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.04%) Online Banking
2 50 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 40 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 33 (3.92%) DataPower
5 30 (3.57%) RIA
6 29 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 25 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 24 (2.85%) Mobile Banking
9 23 (2.73%) Open Source
10 20 (2.38%) Firmware
11 19 (2.26%) Management Information System
11 19 (2.26%) Hedge funds
11 19 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (1.66%) Web 2.0
13 13 (1.55%) Statistics
13 13 (1.55%) Clustering
14 11 (1.31%) Replication
15 10 (1.19%) Smartphone
15 10 (1.19%) iPhone
16 9 (1.07%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 184 (21.88%) Windows
2 88 (10.46%) Linux
3 59 (7.02%) UNIX
4 55 (6.54%) Windows XP
5 53 (6.30%) Windows 7
6 44 (5.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (3.80%) Solaris
8 29 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (3.33%) Apple iOS
10 27 (3.21%) Android
11 18 (2.14%) Mac OS X
12 14 (1.66%) HPUX
13 12 (1.43%) Windows Vista
14 9 (1.07%) zOS
14 9 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.83%) AIX
16 5 (0.59%) VMS
17 4 (0.48%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (17.72%) E-Commerce
2 131 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (13.20%) Project Management
4 88 (10.46%) Scrum
5 84 (9.99%) ITIL
6 74 (8.80%) TDD
7 67 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (7.49%) Web Development
9 62 (7.37%) Content Management
10 61 (7.25%) OO
11 56 (6.66%) BDD
12 52 (6.18%) Migration
13 51 (6.06%) MVC
14 46 (5.47%) Software Engineering
15 40 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (4.64%) Automated Testing
17 32 (3.80%) PRINCE2
18 30 (3.57%) Analytics
19 28 (3.33%) UML
20 27 (3.21%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 198 (23.54%) Java
2 168 (19.98%) JavaScript
3 119 (14.15%) SQL
4 54 (6.42%) C#
5 52 (6.18%) C
6 49 (5.83%) PHP
7 47 (5.59%) Perl
8 41 (4.88%) Python
9 23 (2.73%) PowerShell
10 20 (2.38%) Bash Shell
11 19 (2.26%) XPath
12 17 (2.02%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.66%) Ruby
14 13 (1.55%) Objective-C
14 13 (1.55%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.19%) Scala
16 9 (1.07%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.07%) C++
17 8 (0.95%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.71%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 80 (9.51%) Degree
2 32 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (2.62%) MCP
4 22 (2.62%) MCSE
5 21 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 18 (2.14%) CCNP
7 17 (2.02%) CCNA
8 15 (1.78%) ISEB
9 14 (1.66%) MCDST
10 13 (1.55%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.07%) CCIE
12 8 (0.95%) CISSP
12 8 (0.95%) MCITP
13 7 (0.83%) A+ Certification
13 7 (0.83%) CBAP
14 6 (0.71%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.71%) CCSP
15 5 (0.59%) MCSA
16 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.30%) QA
2 15 (1.78%) SLA
3 5 (0.59%) WAI
4 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (9.63%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.43%) XenApp
3 12 (1.43%) Varnish
4 11 (1.31%) XenDesktop
5 9 (1.07%) vSphere
6 8 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.48%) Squid
8 4 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.48%) UAG
9 2 (0.24%) KVM
9 2 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.24%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.24%) Postfix
9 2 (0.24%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 39 (4.64%) SCCM
2 33 (3.92%) Tivoli
3 28 (3.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 16 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (1.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 13 (1.55%) Puppet
7 11 (1.31%) Oracle Identity Management
8 10 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (1.07%) Data Guard
9 9 (1.07%) Nagios
10 8 (0.95%) SCOM
11 6 (0.71%) WSUS
12 5 (0.59%) MOM
13 4 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
14 3 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 3 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 3 (0.36%) Control-M
14 3 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 169 (20.10%) Microsoft
2 90 (10.70%) Oracle
3 63 (7.49%) Cisco
3 63 (7.49%) Citrix
4 48 (5.71%) HP
5 38 (4.52%) Adobe
6 37 (4.40%) VMware
6 37 (4.40%) ATG
7 36 (4.28%) IBM
8 28 (3.33%) LogLogic
9 23 (2.73%) Endeca
10 17 (2.02%) Apple
11 15 (1.78%) Interwoven
11 15 (1.78%) JBoss
12 14 (1.66%) Juniper
12 14 (1.66%) Blue Martini
12 14 (1.66%) Elastic Path
13 12 (1.43%) F5
13 12 (1.43%) Symantec
14 11 (1.31%) Red Hat
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