The first table below looks at the demand for Alfresco skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Alfresco over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alfresco
Rank 523 538 533
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing Alfresco 73 13 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.027% 0.089%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 0.15% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 27
Average daily rate £400 £575 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +49.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £385
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9638 8446 9854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.14% 17.42% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5900 4775 5317
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 419 446
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -

Alfresco
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Alfresco Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Alfresco
Daily Rate Trend

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

Alfresco Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Alfresco
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Alfresco within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Alfresco Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Alfresco
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Alfresco Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Alfresco
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alfresco within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +1 62 £400 -30.43% 3
London -3 22 £400 -30.43% 3
West Midlands - 9 £438 -
Scotland +5 7 £325 -27.77%
Berkshire +5 4 £333 -
Glasgow +5 4 £375 -16.66%
South East -17 4 £333 +2.30%
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
East of England - 4 - -
City of London -5 3 £500 +5.26% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £313 -
Reading - 3 £333 -
Merseyside - 2 £300 -
North West - 2 £300 -
Middlesex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Slough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brentwood - - - -

Alfresco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Alfresco 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 Alfresco.

1 77 (57.04%) Java
2 69 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (38.52%) JavaScript
4 50 (37.04%) Spring
5 44 (32.59%) jQuery
6 39 (28.89%) CMS
6 39 (28.89%) HTML
7 37 (27.41%) Hibernate
8 36 (26.67%) Content Management
9 35 (25.93%) Open Source
10 32 (23.70%) SQL
10 32 (23.70%) CSS
11 31 (22.96%) Drupal
12 30 (22.22%) Linux
13 28 (20.74%) MVC
14 27 (20.00%) E-Commerce
15 26 (19.26%) XML
15 26 (19.26%) Jenkins
16 25 (18.52%) Selenium
16 25 (18.52%) SOA
16 25 (18.52%) Scrum
17 23 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (17.04%) RESTful
17 23 (17.04%) MongoDB
18 22 (16.30%) Web Services
18 22 (16.30%) MySQL
19 19 (14.07%) ActiveMQ
19 19 (14.07%) Maven
19 19 (14.07%) Ajax
19 19 (14.07%) Spring MVC

Alfresco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Alfresco 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 Alfresco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (28.89%) CMS
2 31 (22.96%) Drupal
3 18 (13.33%) Apache Solr
4 17 (12.59%) Tomcat
5 16 (11.85%) Apache
6 14 (10.37%) SharePoint
7 8 (5.93%) DNN
7 8 (5.93%) WordPress
7 8 (5.93%) Joomla!
8 7 (5.19%) Node.js
9 5 (3.70%) Documentum
10 3 (2.22%) TeamSite
10 3 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (2.22%) Liferay
10 3 (2.22%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (1.48%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.74%) FileNet
12 1 (0.74%) Jetty
12 1 (0.74%) OpenCms
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) RiskWrite
2 2 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.48%) Tridion
2 2 (1.48%) Summit
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) Intranet
1 6 (4.44%) Internet
2 2 (1.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.04%) MongoDB
2 22 (16.30%) MySQL
3 17 (12.59%) SQL Server
4 14 (10.37%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (9.63%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.67%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.74%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.74%) Riak
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.74%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 26 (19.26%) Jenkins
2 25 (18.52%) Selenium
3 19 (14.07%) Maven
4 18 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 18 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 14 (10.37%) Cucumber
6 12 (8.89%) Subversion
7 11 (8.15%) Mockito
8 10 (7.41%) Eclipse
9 9 (6.67%) JUnit
10 7 (5.19%) Artifactory
11 5 (3.70%) Log4j
11 5 (3.70%) Ant
12 4 (2.96%) RubyMine
12 4 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (2.22%) PHPUnit
14 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.48%) CruiseControl
15 1 (0.74%) JBehave
General
1 15 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Publishing
3 2 (1.48%) Marketing
3 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.48%) Advertising
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) French Language
4 1 (0.74%) German Language
Job Titles
1 67 (49.63%) Developer
2 40 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.07%) Analyst
4 15 (11.11%) Architect
5 12 (8.89%) Technical Leader
6 9 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 9 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.93%) Agile .NET Developer
7 8 (5.93%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (4.44%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Administrator
10 3 (2.22%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.22%) Consultant
10 3 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (2.22%) Drupal Developer
11 2 (1.48%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 2 (1.48%) Test Leader
11 2 (1.48%) Project Manager
11 2 (1.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (37.04%) Spring
2 44 (32.59%) jQuery
3 39 (28.89%) HTML
4 37 (27.41%) Hibernate
5 32 (23.70%) CSS
6 26 (19.26%) XML
7 23 (17.04%) RESTful
8 22 (16.30%) Web Services
9 19 (14.07%) ActiveMQ
9 19 (14.07%) Ajax
9 19 (14.07%) Spring MVC
10 17 (12.59%) REST
10 17 (12.59%) Spring Integration
11 16 (11.85%) JSON
12 15 (11.11%) HTML5
12 15 (11.11%) .NET
13 14 (10.37%) J2EE
13 14 (10.37%) JSP
13 14 (10.37%) Gherkin
14 13 (9.63%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.93%) Open Source
2 8 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.19%) Replication
4 6 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.70%) Physics
5 5 (3.70%) Web 2.0
6 3 (2.22%) Wiki
7 2 (1.48%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.22%) Linux
2 12 (8.89%) UNIX
3 7 (5.19%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.67%) Content Management
3 28 (20.74%) MVC
4 27 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 25 (18.52%) SOA
5 25 (18.52%) Scrum
6 23 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (12.59%) BDD
8 14 (10.37%) Document Management
8 14 (10.37%) Unit Testing
9 12 (8.89%) OO
10 11 (8.15%) Software Architecture
11 10 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.67%) TDD
12 9 (6.67%) Configuration Management
12 9 (6.67%) ERP
12 9 (6.67%) Time Management
12 9 (6.67%) Automation Testing
13 8 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (5.93%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (57.04%) Java
2 52 (38.52%) JavaScript
3 32 (23.70%) SQL
4 17 (12.59%) Scala
5 12 (8.89%) PHP
6 11 (8.15%) Ruby
7 8 (5.93%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.93%) C#
8 6 (4.44%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.70%) XPath
10 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.19%) Degree
3 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.63%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.48%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) Puppet
2 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.15%) JBoss
2 11 (8.15%) Oracle
3 10 (7.41%) EPiServer
4 8 (5.93%) Ektron
4 8 (5.93%) RedDot
4 8 (5.93%) Intalio
5 7 (5.19%) Open Text
6 6 (4.44%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.22%) Google
8 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.48%) SAP
8 2 (1.48%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.48%) Adobe
8 2 (1.48%) ATG
9 1 (0.74%) FatWire
9 1 (0.74%) Intel
9 1 (0.74%) TIBCO