The table below looks at the statistics for Parsley 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 Parsley over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spicefactory Parsley
Rank 400 404 377
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing Parsley 8 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.009% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.029% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£375 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £450 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Parsley
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6830 7017 6384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.52% 30.08% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4847 5092 4646
Average daily rate £425 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 75
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £39.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Parsley
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Parsley across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Parsley Jobs Demand Trend in London

Parsley
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Parsley Daily Rate Trend in London

Parsley
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 Parsley within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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City of London - 2 £450 -
Parsley
England

Parsley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Parsley 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 Parsley.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 11 (73.33%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Java EE
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) JBoss
4 5 (33.33%) BlazeDS
4 5 (33.33%) FlexUnit
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) JMS
5 4 (26.67%) SOA
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) J2EE
5 4 (26.67%) Maven
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Equities
6 3 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (20.00%) GitHub
7 2 (13.33%) Spring
8 1 (6.67%) Subversion
8 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) InterSystems
8 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) Apache

Parsley
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Parsley 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 Parsley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) FlexUnit
2 4 (26.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) Flex Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 5 (33.33%) Java EE
2 5 (33.33%) BlazeDS
3 4 (26.67%) JMS
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) EJB
6 1 (6.67%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (6.67%) Cairngorm
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (6.67%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.67%) InterSystems
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle