The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Appcelerator products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Appcelerator over the 3 months to 28 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 Vendors currently tracked.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Appcelerator, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Appcelerator
Rank 592 557 577
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +20
Contract jobs citing Appcelerator 12 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.016% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.048% 0.033% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £213 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 £275
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +81.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24993 24117 27009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.72% 47.19% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13879 13072 13683
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1205 1398
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

Appcelerator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Appcelerator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Appcelerator
Daily Rate Trend

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

Appcelerator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Appcelerator
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Appcelerator within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 -3 12 £350 +7.69% 5
South East -22 5 £313 -37.50% 3
London +12 4 - - 2
Preston - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1

Appcelerator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Appcelerator 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 Appcelerator.

1 32 (100.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 27 (84.38%) Apple iOS
2 27 (84.38%) Android
3 20 (62.50%) Mobile App
4 16 (50.00%) HTML
5 15 (46.88%) CSS
6 14 (43.75%) HTML5
7 13 (40.63%) CSS3
8 12 (37.50%) Axure RP
8 12 (37.50%) Adobe
9 11 (34.38%) Scrum
9 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (28.13%) Visualisation
10 9 (28.13%) Retail
10 9 (28.13%) Automotive
11 6 (18.75%) MS Office
11 6 (18.75%) Web Services
11 6 (18.75%) Web Analytics
11 6 (18.75%) Smartphone
11 6 (18.75%) Analytics
11 6 (18.75%) Android Development
11 6 (18.75%) iOS Development
12 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
13 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
14 3 (9.38%) PhoneGap
14 3 (9.38%) Rapid Prototyping
14 3 (9.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 3 (9.38%) iPhone
14 3 (9.38%) Usability Testing
14 3 (9.38%) Finance

Appcelerator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Appcelerator 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 Appcelerator. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) Drupal
1 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (9.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (100.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 12 (37.50%) Axure RP
3 3 (9.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (9.38%) PhoneGap
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) Firebug
5 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Calabash
General
1 9 (28.13%) Automotive
1 9 (28.13%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) User Experience Designer
2 12 (37.50%) Designer
3 10 (31.25%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior User Experience Designer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Designer
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) HTML
2 15 (46.88%) CSS
3 14 (43.75%) HTML5
4 13 (40.63%) CSS3
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (9.38%) Flash
7 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
7 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.13%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.13%) REST
8 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.13%) Sass
8 1 (3.13%) Underscore.js
8 1 (3.13%) Ajax
8 1 (3.13%) JSON
8 1 (3.13%) Symfony
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 9 (28.13%) Visualisation
3 6 (18.75%) Smartphone
4 3 (9.38%) iPhone
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) FMCG
5 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Android
1 27 (84.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Scrum
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Web Analytics
2 6 (18.75%) Analytics
2 6 (18.75%) Android Development
2 6 (18.75%) iOS Development
3 3 (9.38%) Usability Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Web Design
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
5 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.13%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (3.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) Scala
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter
2 1 (3.13%) Xamarin