The first table below looks at the demand for X-Windows 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 X-Windows over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X-Windows
Rank 408 385 421
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +36
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.019% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.056% 0.064% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £385 £180 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.88% -55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £180 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £180 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £206 - £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
X-Windows
England

X-Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

X-Windows Jobs Demand Trend in London

X-Windows
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

X-Windows Daily Rate Trend in London

X-Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X-Windows across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

X-Windows Daily Rate Histogram in London

X-Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

X-Windows Hourly Rate Trend in London

X-Windows
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 X-Windows within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 1 £438 +143.05%
X-Windows
England

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing X-Windows 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 X-Windows.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Mac OS X
3 5 (62.50%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Apache
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) Data Management
6 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) SQL

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing X-Windows 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 X-Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) nginx
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (12.50%) CloudStack
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
1 1 (12.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Hazelcast
2 1 (12.50%) OrientDB
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) CPAN
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) Spring Security
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Spring Batch
2 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EPoS
1 2 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (25.00%) EFT
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Gentoo
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Kanban
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Korn
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C-shell
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (12.50%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) BEA
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) SendGrid
2 1 (12.50%) New Relic
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace