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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 140 97 72
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -25
Contract jobs citing Internet 364 511 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.54% 2.11% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.69% 18.21% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 340 389
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £189 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.06 £37.39 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2868 2806 3596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.15% 11.57% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1789 1770 2081
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 107 169
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 -14 89 £440 +10.00% 50
Canary Wharf +23 10 £288 -45.23%
Docklands, London - 6 £688 -
Bromley +3 2 £320 -41.81%
Hammersmith +4 1 £175 - 1
Westminster - 1 £600 - 1
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Pinner - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 174 (23.20%) Finance
2 163 (21.73%) Java
3 150 (20.00%) HTML
4 148 (19.73%) Windows
5 136 (18.13%) JavaScript
6 125 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 119 (15.87%) SQL
8 115 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
9 105 (14.00%) Banking
10 104 (13.87%) E-Commerce
11 102 (13.60%) CSS
12 84 (11.20%) Intranet
13 82 (10.93%) Web Services
13 82 (10.93%) XML
13 82 (10.93%) SQL Server
14 81 (10.80%) MS Excel
15 79 (10.53%) Oracle
16 77 (10.27%) Linux
17 72 (9.60%) Cisco
18 71 (9.47%) Firewall
19 70 (9.33%) Scrum
19 70 (9.33%) Degree
20 68 (9.07%) Project Management
21 67 (8.93%) MS Office
21 67 (8.93%) Retail
22 66 (8.80%) HTTP
23 64 (8.53%) .NET
23 64 (8.53%) UNIX
23 64 (8.53%) Content Management
24 63 (8.40%) Active Directory

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 36 (4.80%) CMS
3 35 (4.67%) IIS
4 29 (3.87%) MS Exchange
5 26 (3.47%) Apache
6 25 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 18 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (2.00%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.87%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.33%) MQSeries
10 10 (1.33%) Node.js
11 9 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
11 9 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.07%) Drupal
12 8 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (1.07%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
13 7 (0.93%) Lync
13 7 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 81 (10.80%) MS Excel
2 67 (8.93%) MS Office
3 31 (4.13%) Photoshop
4 26 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (1.60%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.53%) MS Project
9 2 (0.27%) InDesign
9 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.27%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.13%) Mingle
10 1 (0.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.07%) Tridion
2 5 (0.67%) WebTrends
2 5 (0.67%) assyst
3 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.40%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.40%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.27%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Documaker
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) Summit
5 1 (0.13%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.87%) SaaS
2 6 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.80%) GitHub
3 3 (0.40%) PaaS
4 2 (0.27%) Heroku
4 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
5 1 (0.13%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 84 (11.20%) Intranet
2 71 (9.47%) Firewall
3 66 (8.80%) HTTP
4 55 (7.33%) TCP/IP
5 50 (6.67%) LAN
6 47 (6.27%) DNS
7 42 (5.60%) WAN
8 41 (5.47%) VPN
9 34 (4.53%) BGP
10 31 (4.13%) Network Security
11 26 (3.47%) DHCP
12 24 (3.20%) MPLS
13 22 (2.93%) Wireless
14 21 (2.80%) Extranet
15 20 (2.67%) FTP
16 19 (2.53%) VoIP
17 18 (2.40%) SAN
18 17 (2.27%) SSL
19 16 (2.13%) OSPF
20 14 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.60%) Relational Database
3 26 (3.47%) Oracle Database
3 26 (3.47%) MySQL
3 26 (3.47%) DB2
4 23 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.67%) MongoDB
6 20 (2.67%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.13%) RDBMS
7 16 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.07%) Big Data
10 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.67%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 42 (5.60%) Subversion
2 23 (3.07%) Selenium
2 23 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 22 (2.93%) Maven
4 18 (2.40%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.27%) Ant
6 15 (2.00%) JUnit
6 15 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 13 (1.73%) SoapUI
7 13 (1.73%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.33%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.33%) WebDriver
9 9 (1.20%) Log4j
9 9 (1.20%) JIRA
10 8 (1.07%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 7 (0.93%) Flex Builder
11 7 (0.93%) QUnit
12 6 (0.80%) Jasmine
12 6 (0.80%) MSTest
12 6 (0.80%) Mercurial
General
1 174 (23.20%) Finance
2 105 (14.00%) Banking
3 67 (8.93%) Retail
4 58 (7.73%) Marketing
5 47 (6.27%) Telecoms
6 33 (4.40%) Financial Institution
7 23 (3.07%) Investment Banking
8 22 (2.93%) Advertising
9 21 (2.80%) Publishing
10 18 (2.40%) Legal
10 18 (2.40%) Retail Banking
11 14 (1.87%) Law
12 13 (1.73%) Manufacturing
13 8 (1.07%) Front Office
13 8 (1.07%) Back Office
13 8 (1.07%) French Language
14 6 (0.80%) German Language
14 6 (0.80%) Games
15 4 (0.53%) Billing
15 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 181 (24.13%) Developer
2 119 (15.87%) Analyst
3 69 (9.20%) Architect
4 42 (5.60%) Project Manager
5 40 (5.33%) Java Developer
6 35 (4.67%) Consultant
7 32 (4.27%) Business Analyst
8 31 (4.13%) Support Analyst
9 30 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 27 (3.60%) Designer
11 26 (3.47%) Support Engineer
12 22 (2.93%) Applications Support
12 22 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
12 22 (2.93%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (2.53%) Network Engineer
14 17 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (2.13%) Web Developer
15 16 (2.13%) Software Engineer
15 16 (2.13%) .NET Developer
16 14 (1.87%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (20.00%) HTML
2 102 (13.60%) CSS
3 82 (10.93%) Web Services
3 82 (10.93%) XML
4 64 (8.53%) .NET
5 62 (8.27%) jQuery
6 60 (8.00%) HTML5
7 35 (4.67%) REST
8 34 (4.53%) CSS3
8 34 (4.53%) Middleware
9 33 (4.40%) JSON
10 30 (4.00%) Ajax
10 30 (4.00%) Spring
11 29 (3.87%) AngularJS
12 28 (3.73%) J2EE
12 28 (3.73%) ASP.NET
13 27 (3.60%) SOAP
13 27 (3.60%) RESTful
14 26 (3.47%) Backbone.js
15 23 (3.07%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.47%) Online Banking
2 34 (4.53%) Open Source
3 30 (4.00%) RIA
4 29 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 26 (3.47%) Client/Server
7 22 (2.93%) Blackberry
7 22 (2.93%) Social Media
7 22 (2.93%) Hedge funds
8 18 (2.40%) Computer Science
9 17 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
10 16 (2.13%) Graphic Design
11 14 (1.87%) Internet of Things
12 13 (1.73%) Streaming Video
12 13 (1.73%) Clustering
13 11 (1.47%) Photography
13 11 (1.47%) Wiki
14 10 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (1.33%) CESG
14 10 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 148 (19.73%) Windows
2 77 (10.27%) Linux
3 64 (8.53%) UNIX
4 46 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (5.60%) Windows 7
6 26 (3.47%) Android
7 24 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (3.07%) Windows XP
8 23 (3.07%) Apple iOS
9 21 (2.80%) Solaris
10 10 (1.33%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.33%) CentOS
10 10 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.20%) zOS
11 9 (1.20%) Windows Vista
11 9 (1.20%) HPUX
12 8 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.93%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (13.87%) E-Commerce
3 70 (9.33%) Scrum
4 68 (9.07%) Project Management
5 64 (8.53%) Content Management
6 62 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (7.87%) ITIL
8 56 (7.47%) TDD
9 55 (7.33%) OO
10 50 (6.67%) Migration
11 48 (6.40%) Web Development
12 41 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (5.20%) DevOps
14 37 (4.93%) BDD
15 35 (4.67%) Software Engineering
16 29 (3.87%) Configuration Management
16 29 (3.87%) Analytics
17 28 (3.73%) User Stories
18 27 (3.60%) Load Balancing
19 26 (3.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 163 (21.73%) Java
2 136 (18.13%) JavaScript
3 119 (15.87%) SQL
4 54 (7.20%) Python
5 50 (6.67%) Perl
6 41 (5.47%) C
7 36 (4.80%) PHP
8 33 (4.40%) C#
9 26 (3.47%) XPath
10 22 (2.93%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.40%) XQuery
12 17 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 16 (2.13%) Ruby
13 16 (2.13%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.60%) Groovy
15 10 (1.33%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.33%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.07%) C++
16 8 (1.07%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (9.33%) Degree
2 26 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.27%) CCNP
5 16 (2.13%) CISSP
5 16 (2.13%) MCSE
6 14 (1.87%) ISEB
7 12 (1.60%) MCP
8 10 (1.33%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.20%) CCIE
9 9 (1.20%) CISM
10 8 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (1.07%) CCNA
11 7 (0.93%) MCDST
12 6 (0.80%) CCSP
12 6 (0.80%) CBAP
12 6 (0.80%) MCITP
13 5 (0.67%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.27%) QA
2 20 (2.67%) SLA
3 7 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.53%) WAI
4 4 (0.53%) COBIT
4 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) Section 508
7 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.13%) WCAG
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 63 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.80%) Varnish
4 13 (1.73%) vSphere
5 7 (0.93%) vCloud
5 7 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.80%) XenApp
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.40%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.40%) NDS
8 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.27%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.13%) RACF
10 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.13%) Squid
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (2.67%) SCCM
1 20 (2.67%) Puppet
2 16 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.73%) Tivoli
4 10 (1.33%) Nagios
4 10 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 10 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
5 9 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.07%) Zenoss
7 7 (0.93%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 7 (0.93%) Kibana
7 7 (0.93%) Graylog2
8 6 (0.80%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.53%) WSUS
9 4 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 125 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 79 (10.53%) Oracle
3 72 (9.60%) Cisco
4 45 (6.00%) VMware
5 40 (5.33%) Citrix
6 33 (4.40%) Adobe
7 31 (4.13%) IBM
8 26 (3.47%) HP
9 19 (2.53%) CheckPoint
10 14 (1.87%) ATG
11 13 (1.73%) BT
11 13 (1.73%) Juniper
12 12 (1.60%) Sybase
12 12 (1.60%) Business Objects
13 10 (1.33%) Interwoven
13 10 (1.33%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.33%) Google
13 10 (1.33%) Akamai
14 9 (1.20%) F5
14 9 (1.20%) Splunk
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