The first table below looks at the demand for Batik skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Batik over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Batik
Rank 572 550 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Batik 24 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.002% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 0
Average daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15175 12984 15242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 26.79% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 8121 9015
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 355 380
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

Batik
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Batik within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Batik Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Batik
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Batik within the UK.

Batik Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Batik
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Batik within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Batik Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Batik
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Batik within the UK.

Batik Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Batik
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Batik 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 Batik.

1 32 (100.00%) Web Services
1 32 (100.00%) OO
1 32 (100.00%) SVG
1 32 (100.00%) Process Management
1 32 (100.00%) Java
1 32 (100.00%) TDD
1 32 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 32 (100.00%) Scala
1 32 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 32 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 32 (100.00%) BDD
1 32 (100.00%) Web Development
1 32 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 31 (96.88%) Akka
3 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
3 6 (18.75%) .NET
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development

Batik
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Batik 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 Batik. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 32 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 32 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) CouchDB
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
1 26 (81.25%) Scala Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Junior Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Junior Java Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Junior .NET Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Junior
2 6 (18.75%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) Web Services
1 32 (100.00%) SVG
1 32 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 31 (96.88%) Akka
3 6 (18.75%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) OO
1 32 (100.00%) Process Management
1 32 (100.00%) TDD
1 32 (100.00%) BDD
1 32 (100.00%) Web Development
2 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
1 32 (100.00%) Scala