The table below looks at the statistics for CGI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CGI over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
Rank 604 591 567
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Contract jobs citing CGI 26 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.030% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £400 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £281
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +51.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.66 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00

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
16619 15847 15524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.04% 28.03% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11307 10086 9969
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 218 271
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

CGI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CGI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CGI
Daily Rate Trend

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

CGI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CGI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CGI within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

CGI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CGI
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CGI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CGI
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CGI within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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 +5 26 £400 -5.88% 38
London 0 17 £525 +23.52% 13
City of London +14 5 £463 +5.71% 4
South East -17 4 £400 - 18
Surrey - 4 £400 - 11
Leatherhead - 4 £400 - 11
South West +1 3 £375 - 5
Gloucester - 2 £375 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £375 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £400 - 2
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £400 - 2
Manchester - 1 - -
Salford - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £210 - 3

CGI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CGI 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 CGI.

1 30 (50.00%) SQL
2 26 (43.33%) Perl
3 23 (38.33%) Linux
4 22 (36.67%) Oracle
5 20 (33.33%) UNIX
6 19 (31.67%) Java
6 19 (31.67%) Internet
7 17 (28.33%) Shell Script
7 17 (28.33%) Web Development
8 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 16 (26.67%) SSL
9 15 (25.00%) HTML
9 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 15 (25.00%) MySQL
9 15 (25.00%) XML
9 15 (25.00%) Ruby
9 15 (25.00%) Degree
10 14 (23.33%) Open Source
10 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
11 13 (21.67%) HTTP
11 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (20.00%) Finance
12 12 (20.00%) Configuration Management
12 12 (20.00%) Windows
13 11 (18.33%) PHP
13 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
13 11 (18.33%) Firewall
13 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
13 11 (18.33%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (16.67%) Banking

CGI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CGI 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 CGI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.67%) Lync
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Loan IQ
1 2 (3.33%) ACBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
1 1 (1.67%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) Internet
2 16 (26.67%) SSL
3 13 (21.67%) HTTP
4 11 (18.33%) Firewall
5 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.67%) Intranet
7 3 (5.00%) DNS
7 3 (5.00%) LDAP
7 3 (5.00%) DHCP
8 2 (3.33%) FTP
8 2 (3.33%) IPv4
8 2 (3.33%) IPv6
8 2 (3.33%) SAN
8 2 (3.33%) WAN
8 2 (3.33%) 802.11
8 2 (3.33%) Wireless
9 1 (1.67%) UPnP
9 1 (1.67%) 4G
9 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) MySQL
1 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
3 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.67%) PowerCenter
6 3 (5.00%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Subversion
2 8 (13.33%) JIRA
3 4 (6.67%) StarTeam
4 3 (5.00%) MSI
4 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.33%) Trac
5 2 (3.33%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.33%) ClearQuest
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.67%) Redmine
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) DBA
3 9 (15.00%) Perl Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) HTML
1 15 (25.00%) XML
2 11 (18.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (11.67%) LAMP
3 7 (11.67%) FastCGI
4 4 (6.67%) Servlets
5 3 (5.00%) .NET
5 3 (5.00%) Flash
5 3 (5.00%) XHTML
5 3 (5.00%) JNDI
5 3 (5.00%) Ajax
6 2 (3.33%) Drools
6 2 (3.33%) Java EE
6 2 (3.33%) SOAP
6 2 (3.33%) CSS
6 2 (3.33%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.67%) Catalyst
7 1 (1.67%) Moose
7 1 (1.67%) Web Services
7 1 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.67%) Fixed Income
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.00%) User Experience
4 3 (5.00%) PKI
4 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.00%) W3C
5 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Linux
2 20 (33.33%) UNIX
3 12 (20.00%) Windows
4 7 (11.67%) SUSE
4 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.33%) AIX
6 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Web Development
2 14 (23.33%) Open Source
3 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (16.67%) DevOps
6 8 (13.33%) Analytics
6 8 (13.33%) OO
7 7 (11.67%) OOP
7 7 (11.67%) Project Management
7 7 (11.67%) Refactoring
7 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (10.00%) TDD
9 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.67%) ETL
10 4 (6.67%) Migration
10 4 (6.67%) Web Application Development
11 3 (5.00%) SDLC
11 3 (5.00%) Information Architecture
11 3 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) SQL
2 26 (43.33%) Perl
3 19 (31.67%) Java
4 17 (28.33%) Shell Script
5 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (25.00%) Ruby
7 11 (18.33%) PHP
8 9 (15.00%) Python
9 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 5 (8.33%) C
10 4 (6.67%) C++
11 3 (5.00%) Scala
12 2 (3.33%) C#
12 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
12 2 (3.33%) Korn
12 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.67%) VBScript
13 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) ISEB
5 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.67%) IIBA
6 1 (1.67%) CBAP
6 1 (1.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Oracle
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.67%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) Informatica
6 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (5.00%) Sun
6 3 (5.00%) Sybase
6 3 (5.00%) VMware
7 2 (3.33%) Capita
7 2 (3.33%) BT
7 2 (3.33%) OpenText
7 2 (3.33%) IBM
7 2 (3.33%) Adobe
7 2 (3.33%) Misys
7 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.33%) Brocade
8 1 (1.67%) Nintex
8 1 (1.67%) Avaya
8 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint