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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
Rank 571 559 536
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Contract jobs citing CGI 36 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.044% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 7
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£491 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £463 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £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
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 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 22 May 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 -11 35 £495 +7.02% 59
London 0 16 £488 +8.33% 14
West Midlands -7 9 £495 +10.00% 2
Shropshire - 8 £498 -
Telford - 7 £495 -
South East -10 5 £500 - 33
City of London +9 4 £450 - 3
Hampshire - 4 £508 - 1
East of England +8 3 £328 -31.05% 1
Hook - 3 £515 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £488 -
Derbyshire - 2 £488 -
Essex - 2 £326 - 1
Brentwood - 2 £326 - 1
Chesterfield - 2 £488 -
Edinburgh -2 1 £390 -2.50% 4
Scotland -5 1 £390 -2.50% 6
Leatherhead - 1 £500 - 23
Watford - 1 £388 -
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £388 -
Surrey - 1 £500 - 23

CGI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (54.55%) SQL
2 24 (43.64%) UNIX
3 21 (38.18%) Perl
4 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
4 19 (34.55%) Relational Database
5 18 (32.73%) Linux
6 17 (30.91%) Oracle
6 17 (30.91%) Banking
7 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
7 16 (29.09%) Internet
8 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
9 14 (25.45%) Degree
9 14 (25.45%) XML
10 13 (23.64%) Windows
10 13 (23.64%) SSL
11 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
11 12 (21.82%) Python
11 12 (21.82%) Java
11 12 (21.82%) MySQL
12 11 (20.00%) ITIL
12 11 (20.00%) Firewall
12 11 (20.00%) Shell Script
12 11 (20.00%) Korn
12 11 (20.00%) Open Source
13 10 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (18.18%) Web Development
13 10 (18.18%) Ruby
13 10 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management

CGI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (10.91%) Apache
2 3 (5.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Loan IQ
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) Internet
2 13 (23.64%) SSL
3 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
4 11 (20.00%) Firewall
5 6 (10.91%) HTTP
6 4 (7.27%) Intranet
7 3 (5.45%) DHCP
7 3 (5.45%) DNS
8 2 (3.64%) Wireless
8 2 (3.64%) 802.11
8 2 (3.64%) FTP
8 2 (3.64%) WAN
8 2 (3.64%) IPv4
8 2 (3.64%) IPv6
8 2 (3.64%) SAN
9 1 (1.82%) Broadband
9 1 (1.82%) DSL
9 1 (1.82%) Telnet
9 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.82%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) Relational Database
2 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (21.82%) MySQL
4 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.27%) PowerCenter
6 3 (5.45%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.64%) Big Data
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.82%) OLAP
8 1 (1.82%) SAP BI
8 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) JIRA
2 4 (7.27%) StarTeam
2 4 (7.27%) Subversion
3 3 (5.45%) MSI
4 2 (3.64%) Trac
4 2 (3.64%) Selenium
4 2 (3.64%) JMeter
4 2 (3.64%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.82%) Redmine
General
1 17 (30.91%) Banking
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 8 (14.55%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Front Office
6 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Developer
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) DBA
3 10 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 9 (16.36%) Support Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Equity Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Administrator
7 5 (9.09%) Perl Developer
8 4 (7.27%) SQL DBA
8 4 (7.27%) Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Architect
10 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) XML
2 10 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (7.27%) FastCGI
3 4 (7.27%) LAMP
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
4 3 (5.45%) .NET
5 2 (3.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (3.64%) Ajax
5 2 (3.64%) XHTML
5 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
6 1 (1.82%) Web Services
6 1 (1.82%) Catalyst
6 1 (1.82%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 11 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.45%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.82%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.82%) Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) UNIX
2 18 (32.73%) Linux
3 13 (23.64%) Windows
4 8 (14.55%) SUSE
5 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.64%) AIX
7 1 (1.82%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) Fedora
7 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) ITIL
2 10 (18.18%) Web Development
2 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 9 (16.36%) Service Management
4 8 (14.55%) DevOps
5 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.73%) Analytics
6 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.91%) OO
7 5 (9.09%) Migration
7 5 (9.09%) Low Latency
8 4 (7.27%) Refactoring
8 4 (7.27%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (7.27%) Test Management
8 4 (7.27%) Use Case
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
8 4 (7.27%) OOP
8 4 (7.27%) ETL
9 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) SQL
2 21 (38.18%) Perl
3 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.82%) Python
4 12 (21.82%) Java
5 11 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 11 (20.00%) Korn
6 10 (18.18%) Ruby
7 4 (7.27%) PHP
8 3 (5.45%) C++
8 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.64%) VB
9 2 (3.64%) C
10 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) MBA
4 1 (1.82%) IIBA
4 1 (1.82%) CBAP
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.64%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.91%) Oracle
3 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.91%) HP
5 4 (7.27%) Sybase
5 4 (7.27%) Informatica
6 3 (5.45%) Misys
6 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 3 (5.45%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.64%) Brocade
7 2 (3.64%) Coverity
7 2 (3.64%) SAP
7 2 (3.64%) IBM
8 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.82%) Adobe
8 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.82%) Google
8 1 (1.82%) Nintex