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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Active Record Pattern
Rank - 579 585
Contract jobs citing Active Record 0 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.008% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 11
Average daily rate
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- £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £275
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
42032 39080 42164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.10% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26251 24056 24404
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1114 1532
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -9.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.20 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 17 September 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%) MongoDB
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) RubyMine
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (66.67%) JRuby
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) Sass
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby