The table below looks at the statistics for Active Record skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Record over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Active Record Pattern
Rank - 586 -
Contract jobs citing Active Record 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.011% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.015% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Active Record
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Record within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Active Record Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Active Record
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Record within the UK.

Active Record Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Active Record
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Active Record 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 Active Record.

1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Capybara
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) GitLab

Active Record
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Active Record 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 Active Record. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Capybara
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby