The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Sling 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 Sling over the 3 months to 29 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Sling
Rank 566 561 543
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing Apache Sling 25 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.006% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.021% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 4
Average daily rate
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£459 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £563
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14612 14099 13778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.09% 27.54% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9984 9008 8637
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 303 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Apache Sling
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Apache Sling Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Apache Sling
Daily Rate Trend

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

Apache Sling Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Apache Sling
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Sling within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 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 +6 25 £459 -8.30%
London +22 19 £475 -5.00%
South East - 6 £450 -
Berkshire - 2 £445 -
Surrey - 2 £467 -

Apache Sling
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Apache Sling 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 Sling.

1 31 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
2 29 (93.55%) Java
3 25 (80.65%) J2EE
4 24 (77.42%) JSP
5 19 (61.29%) Servlets
6 18 (58.06%) Adobe
6 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (58.06%) Maven
6 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (54.84%) Jackrabbit
7 17 (54.84%) Subversion
7 17 (54.84%) Apache Felix
7 17 (54.84%) TDD
8 16 (51.61%) JUnit
8 16 (51.61%) Mockito
8 16 (51.61%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (51.61%) Java SE
8 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
9 15 (48.39%) CMS
10 13 (41.94%) Web Development
11 12 (38.71%) SEO
12 11 (35.48%) Content Management
13 10 (32.26%) Spring
13 10 (32.26%) JSR 170
13 10 (32.26%) Middleware
14 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
14 9 (29.03%) RESTful
14 9 (29.03%) REST
15 8 (25.81%) Marketing
15 8 (25.81%) HTML

Apache Sling
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 31 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
2 15 (48.39%) CMS
3 3 (9.68%) JBoss
3 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.23%) Magnolia
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.23%) Liferay
5 1 (3.23%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
1 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Maven
2 17 (54.84%) Subversion
3 16 (51.61%) JUnit
3 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
3 16 (51.61%) Mockito
4 4 (12.90%) Selenium
5 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.45%) Ant
5 2 (6.45%) Hudson
General
1 8 (25.81%) Marketing
2 5 (16.13%) Publishing
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) J2EE
2 24 (77.42%) JSP
3 19 (61.29%) Servlets
4 17 (54.84%) Apache Felix
5 16 (51.61%) Java SE
6 10 (32.26%) Spring
6 10 (32.26%) JSR 170
6 10 (32.26%) Middleware
7 9 (29.03%) RESTful
7 9 (29.03%) REST
8 8 (25.81%) CSS
8 8 (25.81%) Web Services
8 8 (25.81%) HTML
9 7 (22.58%) .NET
10 5 (16.13%) HTML5
11 4 (12.90%) OSGi
11 4 (12.90%) CSS3
11 4 (12.90%) WCF
11 4 (12.90%) Java EE
11 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Taxonomies
2 2 (6.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (54.84%) TDD
3 16 (51.61%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (41.94%) Web Development
5 12 (38.71%) SEO
6 11 (35.48%) Content Management
7 7 (22.58%) SOA
7 7 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (19.35%) Web Analytics
8 6 (19.35%) Analytics
9 5 (16.13%) Workflow
9 5 (16.13%) Scrum
9 5 (16.13%) RUP
10 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
11 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
12 2 (6.45%) OOP
12 2 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
12 2 (6.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Adobe
2 1 (3.23%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.23%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) Facebook
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) IBM