The table below looks at the statistics for VisualAge 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 VisualAge over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM VisualAge
Rank 405 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VisualAge 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.031% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VisualAge
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3214 3148 2896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.13% 15.00% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 2381 2080
Average daily rate £475 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

VisualAge
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VisualAge Jobs Demand Trend in London

VisualAge
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VisualAge Daily Rate Trend in London

VisualAge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VisualAge 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 VisualAge.

1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Use Case
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Office Automation
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) MooTools
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
2 2 (66.67%) XHR
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) JSON

VisualAge
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VisualAge 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 VisualAge. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) Dojo
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
2 2 (66.67%) EJB
2 2 (66.67%) J2ME
2 2 (66.67%) JAXP
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) MooTools
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) RSS
2 2 (66.67%) SAX
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Swing
2 2 (66.67%) XHR
2 2 (66.67%) XML-RPC
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Office Automation
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) AOP
2 2 (66.67%) BPEL
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) EAI
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript