The first table below looks at the demand for Cairngorm skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cairngorm over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cairngorm (Flex framework)
Rank 585 528 573
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +45
Contract jobs citing Cairngorm 2 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.034% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.13% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 13
Average daily rate £450 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £500 -
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
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
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 £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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%

Cairngorm
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cairngorm Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cairngorm
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cairngorm Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cairngorm
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cairngorm Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cairngorm
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cairngorm within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -87 2 £450 -
London - 2 £450 -

Cairngorm
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cairngorm 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 Cairngorm.

1 17 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 17 (100.00%) Parsley
2 16 (94.12%) HTML
3 15 (88.24%) HTML5
4 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
5 12 (70.59%) Adobe
5 12 (70.59%) Maven
6 11 (64.71%) OO
7 9 (52.94%) Finance
8 8 (47.06%) Java
9 7 (41.18%) Scrum
9 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
9 7 (41.18%) TDD
9 7 (41.18%) Banking
9 7 (41.18%) RIA
10 6 (35.29%) PureMVC
10 6 (35.29%) Confluence
10 6 (35.29%) JIRA
10 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (35.29%) Ant
10 6 (35.29%) XML
11 5 (29.41%) Apache
11 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
11 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
11 5 (29.41%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (29.41%) CSS
11 5 (29.41%) Ajax
11 5 (29.41%) Subversion
11 5 (29.41%) Ext JS
12 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Cairngorm
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cairngorm 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 Cairngorm. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) Confluence
2 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) LiveCycle
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Maven
2 6 (35.29%) JIRA
2 6 (35.29%) Ant
3 5 (29.41%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) Flexmojos
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
1 17 (100.00%) Flex Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Flex Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) HTML Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Flex Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 17 (100.00%) Parsley
2 16 (94.12%) HTML
3 15 (88.24%) HTML5
4 6 (35.29%) PureMVC
4 6 (35.29%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) Ajax
5 5 (29.41%) Ext JS
6 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) RIA
2 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) OO
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (17.65%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Adobe