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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Active Record Pattern
Rank - 576 581
Contract jobs citing Active Record 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.008% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 10
Average daily rate
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- £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £263
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
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Record within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - - - -
England - - - -

Active Record
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (66.67%) Alfresco
2 4 (66.67%) JRuby
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (66.67%) Sass
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (66.67%) RubyMine
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server

Active Record
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) RubyMine
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) JRuby
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) Sass
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby