The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Advertising in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Advertising 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
Advertising
Rank 204 272 320
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +48
Contract jobs citing Advertising 563 374 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.71% 0.53%
As % of the General category 2.58% 1.67% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 270 223
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £553 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.20 £15.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £30.40 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.39% +7.68%

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21857 22428 25626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.64% 42.56% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13410 13869 15253
Average daily rate £428 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 595 733
Average hourly rate £21.37 £22.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% -11.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.97 £47.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Advertising
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Advertising within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Advertising Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Advertising
Daily Rate Trend

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

Advertising Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Advertising
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Advertising Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Advertising
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Advertising within the UK.

Advertising Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Advertising
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Advertising Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Advertising
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Advertising 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
England +55 528 £400 - 610
London +51 318 £400 -5.88% 248
City of London +20 114 £425 -5.55% 100
South East -6 70 £375 +3.44% 84
North West +15 39 £450 +16.12% 48
East of England -1 32 £355 -11.25% 30
Scotland -4 24 £413 -5.71% 25
Yorkshire +10 22 £350 -15.15% 39
West Midlands 0 21 £400 -3.03% 49
Cheshire - 20 £463 - 9
Berkshire +4 18 £350 +112.12% 14
Edinburgh -1 17 £488 +8.33% 6
West Yorkshire +12 16 £350 -17.64% 20
Cambridgeshire - 16 £325 - 7
Manchester -8 15 £425 +9.67% 33
Kent -11 15 £400 - 2
Cambridge - 15 £338 - 5
Buckinghamshire +2 12 £375 +20.96% 6
Birmingham +4 11 £381 +1.66% 25
Milton Keynes +2 11 £349 +12.50% 4
Hampshire -7 11 £238 -38.70% 18
East Midlands -2 10 £401 +45.63% 29
South West -29 10 £300 +33.33% 49
Leeds +2 9 £338 -25.00% 17
Slough +7 8 £350 +11.11% 4
Hertfordshire -11 8 £330 -8.96% 8
Nottinghamshire +18 5 £650 +57.57% 6
Bromley +6 5 £488 +50.00% 1
Newbury +7 4 £375 +80.72%
West Sussex +3 4 £488 +14.70% 8

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Advertising 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 Advertising.

1 290 (27.05%) Microsoft
2 253 (23.60%) Finance
3 232 (21.64%) Marketing
4 156 (14.55%) HTML
5 155 (14.46%) SQL
6 143 (13.34%) .NET
7 135 (12.59%) CRM
8 132 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 123 (11.47%) CSS
10 119 (11.10%) JavaScript
11 112 (10.45%) Project Management
12 105 (9.79%) Windows
13 104 (9.70%) Dynamics CRM
14 103 (9.61%) C#
15 97 (9.05%) Dynamics AX
16 94 (8.77%) MS Excel
17 93 (8.68%) SharePoint
18 90 (8.40%) Degree
19 85 (7.93%) SQL Server
20 74 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
21 70 (6.53%) Oracle
22 68 (6.34%) Java
23 64 (5.97%) Business Analysis
24 61 (5.69%) Active Directory
25 60 (5.60%) Banking
25 60 (5.60%) Scrum
26 58 (5.41%) Analytics
27 54 (5.04%) MVC
28 53 (4.94%) XML
29 52 (4.85%) E-Commerce

Advertising
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Advertising 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 Advertising. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 93 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 29 (2.71%) CMS
4 18 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (1.12%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.93%) SAS
9 10 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.84%) CICS
11 7 (0.65%) Drupal
12 6 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.56%) Node.js
12 6 (0.56%) IIS
12 6 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 94 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.29%) Photoshop
3 39 (3.64%) MS Office
4 35 (3.26%) MS Project
5 33 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
6 32 (2.99%) MS Visio
7 21 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (1.21%) InDesign
9 11 (1.03%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.65%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.65%) PowerPivot
11 6 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
12 5 (0.47%) SPSS
12 5 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.28%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.093%) Mingle
15 1 (0.093%) CINEMA 4D
15 1 (0.093%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.093%) Maya
Business Applications
1 104 (9.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 97 (9.05%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (1.96%) Agresso
4 14 (1.31%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.19%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.19%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.19%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.19%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.19%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.093%) RMDS
8 1 (0.093%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 1 (0.093%) assyst
8 1 (0.093%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.093%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.093%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.093%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.75%) Force.com
2 6 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.56%) SaaS
3 5 (0.47%) PaaS
3 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.37%) Office 365
5 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.19%) GitHub
6 2 (0.19%) IaaS
6 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.093%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.093%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.64%) Firewall
2 28 (2.61%) DNS
3 27 (2.52%) WAN
3 27 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 26 (2.43%) LAN
5 23 (2.15%) Internet
6 19 (1.77%) DHCP
7 12 (1.12%) SAN
8 7 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.56%) Intranet
10 5 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.37%) HTTP
11 4 (0.37%) SMS
12 3 (0.28%) VPN
12 3 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.19%) Wireless
13 2 (0.19%) NAS
13 2 (0.19%) LDAP
13 2 (0.19%) SSL
13 2 (0.19%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 24 (2.24%) MySQL
5 22 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (1.59%) DB2
9 15 (1.40%) NoSQL
10 13 (1.21%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.12%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (0.93%) Big Data
13 10 (0.93%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.75%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.65%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.56%) DataStage
16 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 24 (2.24%) Subversion
2 22 (2.05%) JIRA
3 21 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.31%) Selenium
6 13 (1.21%) Dreamweaver
7 9 (0.84%) MorphX
7 9 (0.84%) Bitbucket
8 8 (0.75%) PHPUnit
8 8 (0.75%) Axure RP
8 8 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.75%) ClearCase
9 7 (0.65%) ClearQuest
9 7 (0.65%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.65%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.56%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.56%) Maven
10 6 (0.56%) JUnit
11 5 (0.47%) NUnit
11 5 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 253 (23.60%) Finance
2 232 (21.64%) Marketing
3 60 (5.60%) Banking
4 40 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.08%) Retail
6 32 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.33%) Publishing
7 25 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 24 (2.24%) French Language
9 20 (1.87%) Spanish Language
9 20 (1.87%) Front Office
10 15 (1.40%) Mandarin Language
11 14 (1.31%) Legal
12 12 (1.12%) Multimedia
13 10 (0.93%) Billing
13 10 (0.93%) Games
14 8 (0.75%) Law
15 6 (0.56%) Automotive
16 5 (0.47%) Back Office
17 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 291 (27.15%) Developer
2 195 (18.19%) Analyst
3 108 (10.07%) Business Analyst
4 103 (9.61%) Project Manager
5 86 (8.02%) Consultant
6 55 (5.13%) Designer
7 44 (4.10%) CRM Developer
7 44 (4.10%) Front-End Developer
8 43 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 42 (3.92%) Architect
10 36 (3.36%) Microsoft Developer
11 29 (2.71%) Support Engineer
12 28 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
13 25 (2.33%) Senior Business Analyst
14 23 (2.15%) Senior Developer
14 23 (2.15%) Dynamics AX Developer
15 22 (2.05%) .NET Developer
16 21 (1.96%) Programme Manager
17 20 (1.87%) Telecoms Business Analyst
18 19 (1.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (14.55%) HTML
2 143 (13.34%) .NET
3 123 (11.47%) CSS
4 53 (4.94%) XML
5 51 (4.76%) jQuery
6 49 (4.57%) HTML5
6 49 (4.57%) ASP.NET
7 43 (4.01%) Web Services
8 33 (3.08%) CSS3
9 31 (2.89%) AngularJS
10 27 (2.52%) Flash
11 23 (2.15%) Middleware
12 22 (2.05%) WCF
12 22 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (1.87%) RESTful
14 19 (1.77%) Ajax
15 18 (1.68%) JSON
15 18 (1.68%) Backbone.js
16 17 (1.59%) SOAP
17 16 (1.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (2.61%) Social Media
2 24 (2.24%) Mobile App
3 20 (1.87%) Computer Science
3 20 (1.87%) Mainframe
4 14 (1.31%) Blackberry
5 13 (1.21%) Open Source
5 13 (1.21%) Digital Media
6 10 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (0.93%) Derivative
7 9 (0.84%) Video on Demand
7 9 (0.84%) iPhone
8 8 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.75%) PMI
9 7 (0.65%) W3C
9 7 (0.65%) DTV
9 7 (0.65%) Copywriting
10 6 (0.56%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.56%) Market Risk
10 6 (0.56%) Visualisation
10 6 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 105 (9.79%) Windows
2 48 (4.48%) Linux
3 32 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 30 (2.80%) UNIX
6 27 (2.52%) Android
7 17 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 15 (1.40%) Solaris
9 13 (1.21%) Mac OS X
10 12 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.03%) zOS
11 11 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.93%) AIX
13 9 (0.84%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.65%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.28%) NetWare
17 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (12.59%) CRM
2 132 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 112 (10.45%) Project Management
4 74 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (5.97%) Business Analysis
6 60 (5.60%) Scrum
7 58 (5.41%) Analytics
8 54 (5.04%) MVC
9 52 (4.85%) E-Commerce
10 48 (4.48%) PRINCE2
11 47 (4.38%) TDD
12 44 (4.10%) ERP
12 44 (4.10%) OO
12 44 (4.10%) ITIL
13 36 (3.36%) Migration
14 34 (3.17%) Waterfall
15 32 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (2.89%) Workflow
17 29 (2.71%) BDD
18 27 (2.52%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 155 (14.46%) SQL
2 119 (11.10%) JavaScript
3 103 (9.61%) C#
4 68 (6.34%) Java
5 45 (4.20%) PHP
6 23 (2.15%) T-SQL
7 18 (1.68%) X++
8 16 (1.49%) Ruby
8 16 (1.49%) Python
9 10 (0.93%) Perl
9 10 (0.93%) C
10 8 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.75%) ActionScript
11 7 (0.65%) PHP5
12 6 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.47%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.47%) Apex Code
13 5 (0.47%) ActionScript 3.0
13 5 (0.47%) C++
13 5 (0.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 90 (8.40%) Degree
2 36 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (1.77%) MCSE
4 12 (1.12%) CISSP
4 12 (1.12%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.56%) PMP
6 6 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.56%) CCNA
6 6 (0.56%) CISM
7 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.47%) CCNP
8 4 (0.37%) ISEB
8 4 (0.37%) CRISC
8 4 (0.37%) MCITP
9 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.28%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.28%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.08%) QA
2 9 (0.84%) SLA
3 8 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.093%) Basel II
8 1 (0.093%) Solvency II
System Software
1 61 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.49%) XenApp
3 10 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.65%) vSphere
6 6 (0.56%) RACF
7 5 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.37%) ACF2
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.28%) Novell eDirectory
9 3 (0.28%) NDS
10 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.093%) vCloud
11 1 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.093%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (1.49%) SCCM
2 5 (0.47%) Puppet
3 4 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.19%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.19%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.093%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.093%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.093%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.093%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.093%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.093%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.093%) Salt
5 1 (0.093%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 290 (27.05%) Microsoft
2 70 (6.53%) Oracle
3 38 (3.54%) Adobe
3 38 (3.54%) VMware
4 37 (3.45%) Citrix
5 25 (2.33%) Cisco
5 25 (2.33%) IBM
6 22 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.87%) SolarWinds
8 19 (1.77%) Google
9 16 (1.49%) Facebook
9 16 (1.49%) SAP
10 14 (1.31%) Remedy
11 13 (1.21%) Sitecore
12 12 (1.12%) JD Edwards
13 10 (0.93%) Red Hat
14 9 (0.84%) JBoss
14 9 (0.84%) Tableau
15 8 (0.75%) Bloomberg
16 7 (0.65%) DoubleClick
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