The table below looks at the statistics for AppFabric skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppFabric over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 626 581 567
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -14
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 4 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.048% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.024% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 17
Average daily rate
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£600 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £360 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
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
16619 15847 15524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.04% 28.03% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11307 10086 9969
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 218 271
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

AppFabric
Jobs Demand Trend

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

AppFabric Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AppFabric
Daily Rate Trend

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

AppFabric Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AppFabric
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppFabric within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

AppFabric Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AppFabric
Hourly Rate Trend

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

AppFabric Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AppFabric
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppFabric within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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 4 £600 +33.33% 1
London -16 2 £606 +15.47% 1
City of London +9 1 £613 +11.36%
Cambridge - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £375 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
South West - 1 £375 -
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AppFabric 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 AppFabric.

1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) WF
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AppFabric 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 AppFabric. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) ANTLR
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) WF
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) React
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 2 (33.33%) Market Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
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