The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 137 99 67
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -32
Contract jobs citing Internet 376 530 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.58% 2.11% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.52% 17.51% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 362 434
Average daily rate
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£423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 29
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.68 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.02% +41.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.88 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +17.18%
Internet
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3003 3027 3648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.61% 12.06% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1843 1962 2156
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 95 172
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.99 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 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
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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 -4 88 £425 +18.12% 35
Canary Wharf +23 12 £288 -45.23%
Docklands, London - 6 £688 -
Hammersmith +2 1 £175 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Hayes - 1 - - 1
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Pinner - - - - 2
Ruislip - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 181 (24.04%) Finance
2 170 (22.58%) Java
3 161 (21.38%) Windows
4 151 (20.05%) HTML
5 133 (17.66%) JavaScript
6 128 (17.00%) Microsoft
7 122 (16.20%) SQL
8 105 (13.94%) CSS
9 104 (13.81%) E-Commerce
9 104 (13.81%) Banking
10 103 (13.68%) Linux
11 102 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
12 94 (12.48%) Intranet
13 90 (11.95%) Firewall
14 89 (11.82%) Web Services
14 89 (11.82%) SQL Server
15 82 (10.89%) Oracle
15 82 (10.89%) Cisco
16 81 (10.76%) MS Excel
17 80 (10.62%) XML
18 76 (10.09%) Degree
19 72 (9.56%) Scrum
20 71 (9.43%) .NET
21 67 (8.90%) Project Management
22 66 (8.76%) MS Office
22 66 (8.76%) ITIL
22 66 (8.76%) UNIX
22 66 (8.76%) Retail
23 65 (8.63%) Content Management
23 65 (8.63%) HTML5

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 45 (5.98%) Apache
2 39 (5.18%) IIS
3 38 (5.05%) CMS
4 36 (4.78%) SharePoint
5 25 (3.32%) MS Exchange
6 22 (2.92%) Tomcat
6 22 (2.92%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.12%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.86%) OpenStack
9 13 (1.73%) Adobe CQ
10 12 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (1.33%) Node.js
12 8 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.93%) Drupal
13 7 (0.93%) MQSeries
13 7 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.80%) Lync
15 5 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 81 (10.76%) MS Excel
2 66 (8.76%) MS Office
3 30 (3.98%) Photoshop
4 24 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (1.86%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.53%) MS Project
9 3 (0.40%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.40%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.27%) InDesign
10 2 (0.27%) Mingle
10 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (1.46%) assyst
2 8 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.80%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.53%) Tridion
5 3 (0.40%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.40%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 2 (0.27%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) Documaker
7 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) Summit
7 1 (0.13%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.99%) SaaS
2 11 (1.46%) GitHub
3 7 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.40%) PaaS
5 2 (0.27%) Heroku
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.27%) Force.com
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) Joyent
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (12.48%) Intranet
2 90 (11.95%) Firewall
3 61 (8.10%) HTTP
4 59 (7.84%) TCP/IP
5 51 (6.77%) VPN
6 49 (6.51%) DNS
7 47 (6.24%) LAN
8 41 (5.44%) Network Security
9 40 (5.31%) WAN
10 38 (5.05%) BGP
11 24 (3.19%) DHCP
12 23 (3.05%) MPLS
13 22 (2.92%) Extranet
13 22 (2.92%) SSL
14 21 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (2.79%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (2.66%) FTP
16 18 (2.39%) SAN
16 18 (2.39%) Wireless
17 16 (2.12%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.18%) Relational Database
3 34 (4.52%) MySQL
4 32 (4.25%) NoSQL
5 29 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 26 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 21 (2.79%) DB2
7 21 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.73%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.06%) Big Data
13 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.66%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.66%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 45 (5.98%) Subversion
2 35 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 24 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 22 (2.92%) Maven
5 21 (2.79%) Selenium
6 16 (2.12%) JUnit
7 14 (1.86%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.59%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.46%) SoapUI
9 11 (1.46%) Ant
10 10 (1.33%) Grunt
11 9 (1.20%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.20%) JIRA
12 8 (1.06%) Axure RP
12 8 (1.06%) Bower
13 7 (0.93%) QUnit
13 7 (0.93%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.80%) Log4j
14 6 (0.80%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.80%) Mockito
General
1 181 (24.04%) Finance
2 104 (13.81%) Banking
3 66 (8.76%) Retail
4 60 (7.97%) Marketing
5 45 (5.98%) Telecoms
6 26 (3.45%) Financial Institution
7 25 (3.32%) Investment Banking
8 24 (3.19%) Publishing
9 20 (2.66%) Law
10 18 (2.39%) Advertising
11 17 (2.26%) Retail Banking
12 16 (2.12%) Legal
13 10 (1.33%) Manufacturing
14 9 (1.20%) Games
15 8 (1.06%) Front Office
15 8 (1.06%) French Language
16 6 (0.80%) German Language
16 6 (0.80%) Back Office
17 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.66%) Billing
Job Titles
1 192 (25.50%) Developer
2 124 (16.47%) Analyst
3 66 (8.76%) Architect
4 43 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 41 (5.44%) Project Manager
6 36 (4.78%) Senior Developer
7 34 (4.52%) Consultant
8 31 (4.12%) Support Analyst
9 30 (3.98%) Designer
10 27 (3.59%) Business Analyst
11 26 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
12 23 (3.05%) Network Engineer
12 23 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (2.92%) Applications Support
14 21 (2.79%) Support Engineer
14 21 (2.79%) Web Developer
15 17 (2.26%) Security Analyst
16 16 (2.12%) .NET Developer
16 16 (2.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 14 (1.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (20.05%) HTML
2 105 (13.94%) CSS
3 89 (11.82%) Web Services
4 80 (10.62%) XML
5 71 (9.43%) .NET
6 65 (8.63%) HTML5
7 62 (8.23%) jQuery
8 42 (5.58%) REST
9 38 (5.05%) Spring
10 35 (4.65%) CSS3
11 33 (4.38%) JSON
12 30 (3.98%) Middleware
12 30 (3.98%) AngularJS
13 28 (3.72%) Backbone.js
13 28 (3.72%) RESTful
14 27 (3.59%) ASP.NET
15 26 (3.45%) J2EE
15 26 (3.45%) Ajax
16 25 (3.32%) SOAP
17 20 (2.66%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.77%) Open Source
2 35 (4.65%) Online Banking
3 32 (4.25%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.72%) RIA
5 27 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 24 (3.19%) Blackberry
7 22 (2.92%) Social Media
7 22 (2.92%) Hedge funds
8 20 (2.66%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.99%) Graphic Design
9 15 (1.99%) Mobile Banking
10 11 (1.46%) Wiki
10 11 (1.46%) Streaming Video
11 10 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.33%) Internet of Things
12 9 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (1.20%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.20%) Clustering
12 9 (1.20%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 161 (21.38%) Windows
2 103 (13.68%) Linux
3 66 (8.76%) UNIX
4 48 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (5.58%) Windows 7
6 33 (4.38%) Android
7 30 (3.98%) Apple iOS
8 23 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (2.92%) Windows XP
10 18 (2.39%) Solaris
11 16 (2.12%) CentOS
12 15 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (1.86%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.20%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.20%) zOS
14 9 (1.20%) AIX
14 9 (1.20%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.93%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (13.81%) E-Commerce
2 102 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (9.56%) Scrum
4 67 (8.90%) Project Management
5 66 (8.76%) ITIL
6 65 (8.63%) Content Management
7 60 (7.97%) OO
8 57 (7.57%) TDD
8 57 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (7.44%) Migration
10 49 (6.51%) Web Development
11 43 (5.71%) DevOps
12 40 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (5.05%) Load Balancing
14 35 (4.65%) BDD
15 33 (4.38%) Software Engineering
16 32 (4.25%) MVC
17 30 (3.98%) SOA
17 30 (3.98%) Configuration Management
18 29 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 170 (22.58%) Java
2 133 (17.66%) JavaScript
3 122 (16.20%) SQL
4 61 (8.10%) Python
5 56 (7.44%) Perl
6 41 (5.44%) PHP
7 36 (4.78%) C#
8 32 (4.25%) C
9 25 (3.32%) Ruby
10 21 (2.79%) XPath
11 18 (2.39%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.26%) T-SQL
13 16 (2.12%) XQuery
14 10 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.33%) Groovy
14 10 (1.33%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.06%) ActionScript
15 8 (1.06%) C++
15 8 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (10.09%) Degree
2 28 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (3.19%) CISSP
5 19 (2.52%) MCSE
5 19 (2.52%) CCNP
6 16 (2.12%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.73%) ISEB
8 10 (1.33%) MCP
8 10 (1.33%) GIAC
8 10 (1.33%) CEH
9 9 (1.20%) CCIE
9 9 (1.20%) CCSP
9 9 (1.20%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.06%) CISM
10 8 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.93%) CCNA
12 6 (0.80%) MCDST
13 5 (0.66%) JNCIS
13 5 (0.66%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.37%) QA
2 21 (2.79%) SLA
3 14 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.53%) WAI
5 4 (0.53%) COBIT
5 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.27%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) Section 508
8 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 57 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 40 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.52%) Varnish
4 18 (2.39%) vSphere
5 13 (1.73%) vCloud
6 7 (0.93%) FreeRADIUS
6 7 (0.93%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.66%) XenApp
7 5 (0.66%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.40%) NDS
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.40%) Snort
9 3 (0.40%) Nmap
9 3 (0.40%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.13%) RACF
11 1 (0.13%) Squid
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 28 (3.72%) Puppet
2 23 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.26%) SCCM
4 13 (1.73%) ZABBIX
5 12 (1.59%) Nagios
5 12 (1.59%) Zenoss
6 10 (1.33%) Kibana
6 10 (1.33%) Graylog2
7 8 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.93%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.80%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.53%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.40%) Nessus
11 3 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.27%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 128 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 82 (10.89%) Oracle
2 82 (10.89%) Cisco
3 52 (6.91%) VMware
4 45 (5.98%) Citrix
5 34 (4.52%) Adobe
6 31 (4.12%) IBM
7 28 (3.72%) CheckPoint
8 19 (2.52%) Juniper
9 18 (2.39%) HP
10 16 (2.12%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.99%) Sybase
11 15 (1.99%) Business Objects
12 13 (1.73%) Perforce
12 13 (1.73%) F5
12 13 (1.73%) Splunk
13 12 (1.59%) JBoss
14 11 (1.46%) Informatica
14 11 (1.46%) BT
14 11 (1.46%) Google
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
dsp
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £800.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £150 per day Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
British Film Institute
Rate: From £34,446 to £40,296 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 16 days ago