The table below looks at the statistics for AppFabric skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppFabric over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft AppFabric
UK
Rank 590 615 617
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.043% 0.021% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £330 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
14102 14557 14091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.10% 28.46% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9793 10039 9321
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 245 190
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £20.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

AppFabric
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AppFabric as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppFabric within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 6 £330 -17.50% 1
Swindon - 6 £330 -
Wiltshire - 6 £330 -
South West - 6 £330 -

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AppFabric also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AppFabric.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
2 5 (83.33%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (83.33%) Sourcefire
2 5 (83.33%) Snort
2 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
4 3 (50.00%) CREST Certified
4 3 (50.00%) MS Project
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
2 5 (83.33%) Threat Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Sourcefire