The table below looks at the statistics for Active Record skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Record over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Active Record Pattern
Rank 639 - 615
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Active Record 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% - 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
44197 44611 41541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.62% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29356 28750 26041
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1189 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Active Record
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Active Record as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Record within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
England - 1 £450 - 2
North West - 1 £450 - 1

Active Record
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Record also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Active Record.

1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Drupal
1 3 (75.00%) Yii
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services

Active Record
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Yii
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle