The table below looks at the statistics for CGI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CGI over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
Rank 628 630 620
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing CGI 16 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.043% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.099% 0.16% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 7
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £280 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.93% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.66 -
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
16134 16105 15692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.85% 28.01% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11187 10923 9942
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 286 217
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

CGI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CGI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CGI within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -3 16 £475 +18.75% 23
London -18 11 £475 -7.31% 1
South East +12 5 £356 -10.93% 11
Reading - 5 £356 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £356 - 1
City of London +24 1 £450 +12.50% 1

CGI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CGI 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 CGI.

1 13 (36.11%) IBM
1 13 (36.11%) Retail
2 12 (33.33%) Perl
2 12 (33.33%) Unix
3 11 (30.56%) DB2
4 10 (27.78%) Adobe
4 10 (27.78%) SSL
4 10 (27.78%) Photoshop
4 10 (27.78%) ITIL
4 10 (27.78%) Apache
4 10 (27.78%) Finance
4 10 (27.78%) Graphic Design
4 10 (27.78%) User Experience
4 10 (27.78%) Wireframes
5 9 (25.00%) XML
5 9 (25.00%) SQL
6 8 (22.22%) Change Management
7 7 (19.44%) iSeries
7 7 (19.44%) RPG IV
7 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
7 7 (19.44%) Java
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle
7 7 (19.44%) Linux
8 6 (16.67%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) HP
8 6 (16.67%) SAN
8 6 (16.67%) Solaris
8 6 (16.67%) SAX
8 6 (16.67%) SDLC
8 6 (16.67%) Windows Server

CGI
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 10 (27.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Photoshop
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) SSL
2 6 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) ICMP
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) Intranet
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) JasperReports
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) ClearCase
1 5 (13.89%) Maven
2 4 (11.11%) Ant
2 4 (11.11%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (36.11%) Retail
2 10 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Designer
2 10 (27.78%) UX Designer
3 8 (22.22%) Administrator
3 8 (22.22%) Digital Designer
3 8 (22.22%) Digital UX Designer
3 8 (22.22%) Junior
3 8 (22.22%) Junior Designer
3 8 (22.22%) Junior Digital Designer
3 8 (22.22%) Junior UX Designer
3 8 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Systems Developer
5 3 (8.33%) DB2 Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Graphic Designer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Perl Developer
6 2 (5.56%) RPG Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Unix Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (16.67%) SAX
3 5 (13.89%) HTML
4 3 (8.33%) Embperl
4 3 (8.33%) FastCGI
4 3 (8.33%) LAMP
5 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.78%) Java EE
5 1 (2.78%) Memcached
5 1 (2.78%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Graphic Design
1 10 (27.78%) User Experience
2 7 (19.44%) iSeries
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Solaris
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.89%) AIX
4 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) SUSE
5 1 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
1 10 (27.78%) Wireframes
2 8 (22.22%) Change Management
3 6 (16.67%) SDLC
4 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) OOP
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Web Development
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.78%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Perl
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) RPG IV
3 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
4 5 (13.89%) Python
5 4 (11.11%) C
5 4 (11.11%) C++
5 4 (11.11%) Go
6 2 (5.56%) COBOL
6 2 (5.56%) RPG
7 1 (2.78%) Korn
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) PMP
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) NFS
1 1 (2.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) IBM
2 10 (27.78%) Adobe
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 6 (16.67%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) IFS
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) BT
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) F5
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Sonatype
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.78%) Toshiba