The first table below looks at the demand for Tridion 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 Tridion 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 Business Applications 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
SDL Tridion
Rank 402 411 403
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Tridion 9 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.012% 0.046%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.43% 0.14% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £620 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £200 £375
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2115 2094 2377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.96% 8.64% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1270 1337
Average daily rate £453 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 16
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.00 £42.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% -55.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.89 £12.50 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.86 £59.90 £62.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
Tridion
England

Tridion
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tridion across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Tridion Jobs Demand Trend in London

Tridion
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Tridion Daily Rate Trend in London

Tridion
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tridion across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Tridion Daily Rate Histogram in London

Tridion
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Tridion Hourly Rate Trend in London

Tridion
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 Tridion 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 +18 3 £375 -6.25%
Tridion
England

Tridion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Tridion 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 Tridion.

1 15 (68.18%) Content Management
2 14 (63.64%) Interwoven
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
4 11 (50.00%) CMS
4 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
5 10 (45.45%) Java
5 10 (45.45%) XML
6 9 (40.91%) XSLT
6 9 (40.91%) OO
6 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) J2EE
6 9 (40.91%) Ajax
6 9 (40.91%) Web 2.0
6 9 (40.91%) XPath
6 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
7 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
7 8 (36.36%) Elastic Path
7 8 (36.36%) Subversion
7 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
7 8 (36.36%) XMLBeans
7 8 (36.36%) JSTL
7 8 (36.36%) Blue Martini
7 8 (36.36%) Retail
7 8 (36.36%) Internet
7 8 (36.36%) JMS
7 8 (36.36%) XHTML
7 8 (36.36%) MQSeries
7 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer

Tridion
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Tridion 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 Tridion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (50.00%) CMS
2 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (36.36%) MQSeries
3 5 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 4 (18.18%) Alfresco
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 8 (36.36%) DB2
2 8 (36.36%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Eclipse
1 8 (36.36%) Log4j
1 8 (36.36%) Subversion
1 8 (36.36%) Ant
1 8 (36.36%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 8 (36.36%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Web Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Web Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Tridion Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Tridion Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
1 10 (45.45%) XML
2 9 (40.91%) XSLT
2 9 (40.91%) J2EE
2 9 (40.91%) Ajax
3 8 (36.36%) JSTL
3 8 (36.36%) XMLBeans
3 8 (36.36%) JDBC
3 8 (36.36%) JSP
3 8 (36.36%) Servlets
3 8 (36.36%) XHTML
3 8 (36.36%) JMS
3 8 (36.36%) EJB
3 8 (36.36%) Struts
4 7 (31.82%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) WinForms
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Web 2.0
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) UNIX
1 8 (36.36%) HPUX
1 8 (36.36%) Solaris
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Content Management
2 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (40.91%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) RAD
4 8 (36.36%) UML
5 5 (22.73%) Workflow
5 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) SOA
6 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
8 2 (9.09%) CMMI
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (9.09%) Campaign Management
9 1 (4.55%) Analytics
9 1 (4.55%) Change Management
9 1 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) XPath
3 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 8 (36.36%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Interwoven
2 8 (36.36%) ATG
2 8 (36.36%) IBM
2 8 (36.36%) Blue Martini
2 8 (36.36%) Elastic Path
3 6 (27.27%) FatWire
4 5 (22.73%) Sitecore
5 4 (18.18%) Vignette
5 4 (18.18%) Nintex
5 4 (18.18%) Stellent
6 2 (9.09%) Alterian
6 2 (9.09%) Eloqua
6 2 (9.09%) Neolane
6 2 (9.09%) Unica
6 2 (9.09%) Ektron
7 1 (4.55%) Endeca
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) Adobe