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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Sling
Rank 623 576 564
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -12
Contract jobs citing Apache Sling 6 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.009% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.038% 0.033% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 - £350
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
15760 15286 15435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 29.02% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10386 9943 9257
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 277 390
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 3 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 20 October 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 -27 6 £475 -5.00%
London +14 5 £463 -7.50%
City of London - 1 - -

Apache Sling
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (71.43%) Adobe
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) JSP
3 4 (57.14%) Servlets
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Content Management
3 4 (57.14%) Java EE
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Felix
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) OSGi
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) JSF
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) JSR 170
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) JBoss
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) CMS
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) XML-RPC

Apache Sling
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
3 1 (14.29%) Liferay
3 1 (14.29%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Magnolia
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Jackrabbit
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Mockito
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) JSP
1 4 (57.14%) Servlets
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) Java EE
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Felix
2 3 (42.86%) JSR 170
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) OSGi
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) JSF
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) JSTL
3 2 (28.57%) XML-RPC
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Facebook
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle