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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 610 573 542
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -31
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 2 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.039% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.14% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 6
Average daily rate
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£395 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £400 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £515 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
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
15071 14856 12792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.00% 27.62% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9795 9728 7977
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 208 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
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 5 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 6 May 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 -36 2 £395 -12.22% 2
London -10 1 £400 -38.46% 1
Swindon - 1 £390 -
Wiltshire - 1 £390 -
South West - 1 £390 -

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) WF
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
5 2 (33.33%) WinForms
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
5 2 (33.33%) Market Risk
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) WF
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) React
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 2 (33.33%) Market Risk
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
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