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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 584 567 553
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 20 20 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.038% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £510 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £394
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +85.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50

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
15578 15242 15706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.84% 28.87% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10165 9888 9399
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 254 394
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 September 2014.

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 16 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 30 September 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 -24 19 £450 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 6 £110 -
North East - 6 £110 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £110 -
London +10 4 £550 +4.76% 1
City of London +26 3 £538 -8.51% 1
North West - 1 £375 - 1
Scotland - 1 £325 -
Glasgow - 1 £325 -
Cheshire - 1 £375 - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
East of England - - - -
Merseyside - - - -

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 36 (94.74%) WCF
2 34 (89.47%) C#
2 34 (89.47%) .NET
2 34 (89.47%) Windows
3 31 (81.58%) SQL Server
4 29 (76.32%) XML
5 25 (65.79%) BizTalk Server
5 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
6 24 (63.16%) SOA
7 21 (55.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (55.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 12 (31.58%) Web Services
10 11 (28.95%) SQL
11 9 (23.68%) WF
12 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
12 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
13 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
13 6 (15.79%) ITIL
14 5 (13.16%) Change Management
15 4 (10.53%) MVC
15 4 (10.53%) Finance
15 4 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
15 4 (10.53%) Middleware
15 4 (10.53%) HTML
15 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
15 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
15 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (10.53%) LINQ

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 25 (65.79%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.53%) NServiceBus
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (81.58%) SQL Server
2 21 (55.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 21 (55.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) StyleCop
3 1 (2.63%) NDepend
3 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Front Office
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 19 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Support Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Trainer
5 3 (7.89%) Trainer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) WCF
2 34 (89.47%) .NET
3 29 (76.32%) XML
4 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
5 12 (31.58%) Web Services
6 9 (23.68%) WF
7 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.53%) Middleware
8 4 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (10.53%) LINQ
8 4 (10.53%) HTML
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.53%) REST
9 3 (7.89%) HTML5
9 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (5.26%) SOAP
10 2 (5.26%) XSLT
11 1 (2.63%) MSMQ
11 1 (2.63%) Rendezvous
11 1 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) HPUX
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) SOA
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Change Management
4 4 (10.53%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) ERP
5 3 (7.89%) CRM
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.63%) OOP
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.63%) OWASP
7 1 (2.63%) Memory Management
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Analytics
7 1 (2.63%) Analytics
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) C#
2 11 (28.95%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) MCT
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.63%) Telerik
2 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.63%) DevExpress
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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