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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 639 631 607
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 3 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.013% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 16
Median daily rate £413 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £391 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £399 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate - £390 £450
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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
15051 15372 15096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 27.44% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10620 10274 9875
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 211
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 5 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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 3 £413 +4.43% 4
London +13 2 £413 +3.12% 3
Berkshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £450 - 1
South East - 1 - -

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) SCOM
5 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Finance

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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) French Language
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Escalation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Web Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Integration Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Developer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
4 1 (11.11%) SAML
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) EAI
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCAD
1 1 (11.11%) MCPD
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCTS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) cPanel
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore