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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 136 111 66
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -45
Contract jobs citing Internet 388 491 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.59% 1.98% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.21% 16.06% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 341 445
Average daily rate
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£425 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £171 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 39
Average hourly rate £24.23 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.69 £11.05 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.40 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.32% -17.64%
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
3179 3057 3599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.99% 12.35% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2000 2156
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 90 177
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 -1 94 £450 +16.12% 63
Docklands, London - 12 £244 - 2
Canary Wharf +19 5 £288 -36.11%
Uxbridge - 2 £138 - 1
Hackney - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 3
Harrow - - - - 2
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 180 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (23.42%) Windows
3 167 (22.48%) Finance
4 161 (21.67%) Java
5 150 (20.19%) HTML
6 136 (18.30%) JavaScript
7 125 (16.82%) Microsoft
8 120 (16.15%) SQL
9 114 (15.34%) Linux
10 109 (14.67%) Banking
11 100 (13.46%) Intranet
12 99 (13.32%) Firewall
13 98 (13.19%) CSS
14 94 (12.65%) E-Commerce
15 91 (12.25%) SQL Server
16 89 (11.98%) Cisco
17 86 (11.57%) Oracle
18 83 (11.17%) Web Services
19 81 (10.90%) ITIL
20 80 (10.77%) MS Excel
21 77 (10.36%) XML
22 75 (10.09%) MS Office
23 74 (9.96%) Degree
24 71 (9.56%) UNIX
24 71 (9.56%) Retail
25 69 (9.29%) Scrum
25 69 (9.29%) Project Management
26 68 (9.15%) Content Management
27 66 (8.88%) .NET
27 66 (8.88%) TCP/IP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 53 (7.13%) Apache
2 45 (6.06%) IIS
3 40 (5.38%) CMS
4 39 (5.25%) SharePoint
5 26 (3.50%) MS Exchange
6 21 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 21 (2.83%) WebSphere
7 19 (2.56%) WebLogic
8 17 (2.29%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.62%) Adobe CQ
9 12 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (1.48%) Node.js
11 9 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.21%) IBM Notes
11 9 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.94%) MQSeries
14 6 (0.81%) Drupal
Applications
1 80 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 75 (10.09%) MS Office
3 27 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (3.63%) Photoshop
4 15 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.40%) MS Project
8 3 (0.40%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.40%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.27%) InDesign
9 2 (0.27%) Mingle
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 15 (2.02%) assyst
2 9 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.81%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.54%) Tridion
4 4 (0.54%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.40%) Magento
5 3 (0.40%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.40%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.13%) Summit
6 1 (0.13%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.13%) Documaker
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.75%) SaaS
1 13 (1.75%) GitHub
2 8 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.54%) PaaS
4 2 (0.27%) Heroku
4 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.27%) Force.com
4 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
5 1 (0.13%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 100 (13.46%) Intranet
2 99 (13.32%) Firewall
3 66 (8.88%) TCP/IP
4 64 (8.61%) VPN
5 61 (8.21%) DNS
6 57 (7.67%) LAN
7 56 (7.54%) HTTP
8 53 (7.13%) WAN
9 43 (5.79%) Network Security
10 42 (5.65%) BGP
11 29 (3.90%) DHCP
12 28 (3.77%) Extranet
13 24 (3.23%) SAN
13 24 (3.23%) MPLS
14 23 (3.10%) SSL
15 21 (2.83%) Ethernet
15 21 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (2.83%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (2.42%) FTP
17 17 (2.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.98%) MySQL
3 36 (4.85%) NoSQL
3 36 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 33 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 26 (3.50%) Oracle Database
6 22 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (2.56%) DB2
8 18 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.62%) Big Data
12 10 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.67%) CouchDB
15 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 42 (5.65%) Subversion
2 37 (4.98%) Git (software)
3 28 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 24 (3.23%) Maven
5 17 (2.29%) Selenium
5 17 (2.29%) Visual Studio
6 15 (2.02%) JUnit
7 14 (1.88%) Grunt
8 13 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.62%) Bower
9 12 (1.62%) JIRA
10 10 (1.35%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.21%) SoapUI
11 9 (1.21%) Ant
12 8 (1.08%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.08%) Axure RP
13 7 (0.94%) QUnit
13 7 (0.94%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.81%) Mockito
14 6 (0.81%) MSTest
General
1 167 (22.48%) Finance
2 109 (14.67%) Banking
3 71 (9.56%) Retail
4 58 (7.81%) Marketing
5 45 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 32 (4.31%) Investment Banking
7 28 (3.77%) Publishing
8 25 (3.36%) Law
9 23 (3.10%) Financial Institution
10 18 (2.42%) Legal
11 17 (2.29%) Retail Banking
12 14 (1.88%) Advertising
13 13 (1.75%) Games
14 12 (1.62%) Manufacturing
15 8 (1.08%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.94%) Back Office
16 7 (0.94%) French Language
17 5 (0.67%) German Language
17 5 (0.67%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 183 (24.63%) Developer
2 116 (15.61%) Analyst
3 63 (8.48%) Architect
4 40 (5.38%) Project Manager
5 36 (4.85%) Java Developer
6 35 (4.71%) Senior Developer
7 34 (4.58%) Consultant
8 30 (4.04%) Support Analyst
9 28 (3.77%) Network Engineer
10 26 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
11 25 (3.36%) Support Engineer
11 25 (3.36%) Designer
12 23 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (2.96%) Business Analyst
14 20 (2.69%) Web Developer
14 20 (2.69%) Applications Support
14 20 (2.69%) Security Analyst
15 19 (2.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 18 (2.42%) 2nd Line Support
17 17 (2.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (20.19%) HTML
2 98 (13.19%) CSS
3 83 (11.17%) Web Services
4 77 (10.36%) XML
5 66 (8.88%) .NET
6 62 (8.34%) HTML5
7 58 (7.81%) jQuery
8 45 (6.06%) REST
9 33 (4.44%) CSS3
9 33 (4.44%) Spring
10 32 (4.31%) AngularJS
11 31 (4.17%) RESTful
12 30 (4.04%) JSON
13 27 (3.63%) Middleware
13 27 (3.63%) ASP.NET
13 27 (3.63%) Backbone.js
14 23 (3.10%) SOAP
15 22 (2.96%) J2EE
15 22 (2.96%) XSLT
16 20 (2.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.54%) Open Source
1 56 (7.54%) User Experience
2 42 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.31%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.17%) Online Banking
4 31 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 26 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.36%) Blackberry
7 24 (3.23%) RIA
7 24 (3.23%) Social Media
8 22 (2.96%) Hedge funds
9 15 (2.02%) Graphic Design
10 14 (1.88%) Mobile Banking
11 12 (1.62%) Video on Demand
12 11 (1.48%) Wiki
12 11 (1.48%) Clustering
12 11 (1.48%) Streaming Video
13 10 (1.35%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.35%) Internet of Things
14 9 (1.21%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 174 (23.42%) Windows
2 114 (15.34%) Linux
3 71 (9.56%) UNIX
4 51 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (5.79%) Windows 7
6 31 (4.17%) Android
7 29 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (3.50%) Apple iOS
9 22 (2.96%) Windows XP
10 19 (2.56%) CentOS
11 18 (2.42%) Solaris
12 17 (2.29%) Ubuntu
12 17 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (2.15%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.75%) Windows 8
15 12 (1.62%) AIX
16 10 (1.35%) SUSE
16 10 (1.35%) Mac OS
16 10 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (1.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (12.65%) E-Commerce
3 81 (10.90%) ITIL
4 69 (9.29%) Project Management
4 69 (9.29%) Scrum
5 68 (9.15%) Content Management
6 62 (8.34%) OO
7 57 (7.67%) Migration
8 52 (7.00%) TDD
9 48 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 45 (6.06%) Load Balancing
11 44 (5.92%) Web Development
12 43 (5.79%) DevOps
13 36 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (4.17%) Information Security
15 30 (4.04%) Service Delivery
16 29 (3.90%) Configuration Management
16 29 (3.90%) MVC
16 29 (3.90%) Analytics
17 28 (3.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 161 (21.67%) Java
2 136 (18.30%) JavaScript
3 120 (16.15%) SQL
4 62 (8.34%) Python
5 58 (7.81%) Perl
6 33 (4.44%) PHP
6 33 (4.44%) C#
7 32 (4.31%) C
8 28 (3.77%) Ruby
9 22 (2.96%) Bash Shell
10 19 (2.56%) XPath
11 15 (2.02%) XQuery
12 14 (1.88%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.35%) ActionScript
13 10 (1.35%) Groovy
13 10 (1.35%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.21%) Scala
15 8 (1.08%) VB
15 8 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 74 (9.96%) Degree
2 36 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (4.17%) CISSP
4 29 (3.90%) MCSE
5 28 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (2.83%) CCNP
7 15 (2.02%) Security Cleared
8 14 (1.88%) GIAC
9 13 (1.75%) CEH
10 12 (1.62%) MCP
11 11 (1.48%) ISEB
12 9 (1.21%) CISA
12 9 (1.21%) CISM
12 9 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (1.08%) CCIE
13 8 (1.08%) CCSP
14 7 (0.94%) CCNA
14 7 (0.94%) SC Cleared
15 6 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
15 6 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.92%) QA
2 22 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.56%) SLA
4 10 (1.35%) COBIT
5 7 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.40%) WAI
7 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.27%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.13%) Section 508
9 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 60 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 44 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.10%) vSphere
4 16 (2.15%) vCloud
5 14 (1.88%) Varnish
6 10 (1.35%) FreeRADIUS
7 7 (0.94%) ProxySG
8 6 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.81%) XenApp
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.54%) Snort
9 4 (0.54%) Nmap
10 3 (0.40%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.40%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.27%) NDS
11 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (4.44%) Puppet
2 28 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.42%) SCCM
4 17 (2.29%) ZABBIX
4 17 (2.29%) Nagios
5 16 (2.15%) Zenoss
6 13 (1.75%) Kibana
6 13 (1.75%) Graylog2
7 6 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
7 6 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.81%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.54%) Nessus
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.27%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 125 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 89 (11.98%) Cisco
3 86 (11.57%) Oracle
4 57 (7.67%) VMware
5 48 (6.46%) Citrix
6 38 (5.11%) CheckPoint
7 30 (4.04%) IBM
7 30 (4.04%) Adobe
8 21 (2.83%) Juniper
8 21 (2.83%) Splunk
9 17 (2.29%) F5
9 17 (2.29%) Red Hat
10 16 (2.15%) Perforce
11 15 (2.02%) HP
11 15 (2.02%) Sybase
12 14 (1.88%) Business Objects
13 12 (1.62%) JBoss
14 11 (1.48%) Informatica
14 11 (1.48%) Remedy
14 11 (1.48%) Google
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