The first table below looks at the demand for AppFabric skills in IT contracts advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppFabric 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 Thames Valley 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
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 62.50% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 90.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
11 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 68.75% 20.00% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate £450 £348 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.49% +87.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
AppFabric
South East

AppFabric
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

AppFabric Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

AppFabric
Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

AppFabric Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

AppFabric
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Thames Valley region citing AppFabric 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 AppFabric.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) SOA
1 10 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) WF
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Thames Valley region citing AppFabric 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 AppFabric. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (20.00%) WF
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#