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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
Rank 585 562 581
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Contract jobs citing CGI 27 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.045% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £281 £425
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -33.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +15.62%

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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 28 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 19 September 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
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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 -8 25 £450 -10.00% 21
London +13 16 £475 -20.83% 11
East of England -18 3 £475 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 £475 -
City of London +29 2 £456 -31.39% 1
Cambridge - 2 £488 -
Berkshire +7 1 - - 2
South East +4 1 - - 3
Scotland - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 3
Ipswich - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
Southampton - - - -
Essex - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

CGI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 31 (67.39%) Perl
2 28 (60.87%) Java
3 24 (52.17%) UNIX
4 22 (47.83%) Finance
5 20 (43.48%) Linux
6 19 (41.30%) SQL
7 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (32.61%) Banking
9 14 (30.43%) HTML
9 14 (30.43%) Degree
10 13 (28.26%) Oracle
10 13 (28.26%) Apache
11 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
11 12 (26.09%) OO
11 12 (26.09%) Sun
11 12 (26.09%) Sybase
11 12 (26.09%) WebLogic
12 11 (23.91%) CSS
12 11 (23.91%) Web Services
12 11 (23.91%) Clustering
12 11 (23.91%) Load Balancing
13 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
13 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (19.57%) Scrum
14 9 (19.57%) Subversion
14 9 (19.57%) UML
14 9 (19.57%) Solaris
14 9 (19.57%) J2EE
14 9 (19.57%) PHP
14 9 (19.57%) C

CGI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (28.26%) Apache
2 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 12 (26.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.17%) CorelDRAW
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Loan IQ
2 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.04%) DNS
2 6 (13.04%) HTTP
2 6 (13.04%) SPDY
3 5 (10.87%) SSL
4 3 (6.52%) PuTTY
4 3 (6.52%) SSH
4 3 (6.52%) BIG-IP
4 3 (6.52%) SAN
4 3 (6.52%) Internet
4 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.35%) Intranet
6 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.52%) JasperReports
4 3 (6.52%) Ingres
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.57%) Subversion
3 3 (6.52%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Wholesale Banking
4 4 (8.70%) Retail
5 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.35%) Front Office
6 2 (4.35%) Back Office
6 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.17%) Marketing
7 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.17%) Legal
7 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Architect
2 12 (26.09%) Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Java Architect
5 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Perl Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
7 4 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) HTML
2 11 (23.91%) CSS
2 11 (23.91%) Web Services
3 9 (19.57%) J2EE
3 9 (19.57%) J2SE
4 7 (15.22%) HTML5
4 7 (15.22%) Ajax
4 7 (15.22%) Flash
5 6 (13.04%) .NET
5 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 6 (13.04%) Apache Flex
5 6 (13.04%) JSON
6 5 (10.87%) FastCGI
6 5 (10.87%) XML
7 3 (6.52%) REST
7 3 (6.52%) Laravel
7 3 (6.52%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (6.52%) Java EE
7 3 (6.52%) DAO
7 3 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Clustering
2 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 7 (15.22%) SWIFT
5 4 (8.70%) Open Source
6 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.52%) Derivative
6 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
7 2 (4.35%) GIS
7 2 (4.35%) Fixed Income
7 2 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.17%) User Experience
8 1 (2.17%) Human Factors
8 1 (2.17%) CMDB
8 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.17%) Equities
8 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) UNIX
2 20 (43.48%) Linux
3 9 (19.57%) Solaris
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Windows
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) OO
3 11 (23.91%) Load Balancing
4 9 (19.57%) Scrum
4 9 (19.57%) UML
4 9 (19.57%) Multithreading
5 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
5 7 (15.22%) Change Management
6 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.04%) Use Case
7 5 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (10.87%) Performance Management
7 5 (10.87%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 4 (8.70%) MVC
8 4 (8.70%) TDD
8 4 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.52%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) Perl
2 28 (60.87%) Java
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) PHP
4 9 (19.57%) C
5 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.04%) C#
5 6 (13.04%) Korn
6 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.52%) Ruby
7 3 (6.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) IIBA
2 3 (6.52%) CBAP
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) MBA
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (6.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.17%) Netcool
2 1 (2.17%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle
2 12 (26.09%) Sun
2 12 (26.09%) Sybase
3 9 (19.57%) Atlassian
4 7 (15.22%) Misys
5 6 (13.04%) JBoss
6 3 (6.52%) F5
6 3 (6.52%) SAP
6 3 (6.52%) VMware
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (2.17%) Huawei
8 1 (2.17%) IBM
8 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.17%) Siemens