The first table below looks at the demand for Apache FOP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache FOP over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Formatting Objects Processor (FOP)
Rank 593 567 582
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs citing Apache FOP 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.021% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £338 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15090 14302 15031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.98% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9078 9190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 285 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Apache FOP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache FOP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Apache FOP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Apache FOP
Daily Rate Trend

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

Apache FOP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Apache FOP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Apache FOP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Apache FOP
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 Apache FOP within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 - 1 - - 1
London - - - - 1

Apache FOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Apache FOP 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 Apache FOP.

1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSLT
3 6 (66.67%) XSL
4 5 (55.56%) SVG
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) Publishing
4 5 (55.56%) Saxon XSLT
4 5 (55.56%) XPath
5 4 (44.44%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (33.33%) SOAP
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) XSD
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (33.33%) MCSD
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) WCF
6 3 (33.33%) WPF
6 3 (33.33%) NHibernate
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) Java SE
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) MVC

Apache FOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Apache FOP 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 Apache FOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSLT
3 6 (66.67%) XSL
4 5 (55.56%) SVG
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) Saxon XSLT
5 3 (33.33%) NHibernate
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Java SE
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
5 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) XSD
6 1 (11.11%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) XPath
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSD
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
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Slaughter and May
Rate: Competitive
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