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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 616 630 629
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 5 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.095% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 7
Median daily rate £330 £600 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £450 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £600 £425
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +41.17%
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
15273 15835 15252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.81% 28.73% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10539 11026 10410
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 255 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £17.43 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 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 -2 5 £330 -45.00% 2
Swindon - 5 £330 -
Wiltshire - 5 £330 -
South West - 5 £330 -

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) Threat Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (80.00%) Snort
2 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) CHECK Team Member
4 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
4 2 (40.00%) MS Project
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Security Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Sourcefire