The first table below looks at the demand for Alfresco skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Alfresco over the 3 months to 17 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 Application Platforms category for the South West 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alfresco
Rank 121 - 146
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Alfresco 22 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% - 0.028%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.24% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
680 392 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.44% 16.67% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 238 329
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Alfresco
England

Alfresco
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Alfresco across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Alfresco Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Alfresco
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Alfresco Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Alfresco
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Alfresco across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Alfresco Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Alfresco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Alfresco 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 Alfresco.

1 10 (41.67%) Scrum
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Drupal
2 9 (37.50%) Time Management
3 8 (33.33%) QA
3 8 (33.33%) Intalio
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
4 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) REST
5 6 (25.00%) Information Architecture
5 6 (25.00%) Atlassian
5 6 (25.00%) User Experience Design
5 6 (25.00%) Open Source
5 6 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) Open Text
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) Intranet
7 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 4 (16.67%) JBoss
7 4 (16.67%) SOAP
7 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (16.67%) Ajax
7 4 (16.67%) Ruby
7 4 (16.67%) Java EE
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 4 (16.67%) Content Management
7 4 (16.67%) BPEL

Alfresco
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Alfresco 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 Alfresco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (37.50%) Drupal
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.17%) Documentum
4 1 (4.17%) FileNet
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (8.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Documentum Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Documentum Support
5 1 (4.17%) Web Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) REST
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) SOAP
2 4 (16.67%) Ajax
2 4 (16.67%) Java EE
2 4 (16.67%) Dojo
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) Struts
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) Scrum
2 9 (37.50%) Time Management
3 6 (25.00%) User Experience Design
3 6 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Kanban
4 4 (16.67%) BPMN
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 4 (16.67%) Content Management
4 4 (16.67%) BPEL
4 4 (16.67%) Document Management
5 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 14001
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Intalio
2 6 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Open Text
3 4 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) FatWire