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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
Rank 636 614 572
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -42
Contract jobs citing CGI 20 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.063% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 12
Median daily rate £500 £495 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £664 £540 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £498 £438
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +13.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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
15104 14912 14481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9630
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 206 180
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 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 14 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 28 May 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 -28 20 £500 +1.01% 50
London -14 13 £500 +2.56% 19
City of London +37 3 £500 +11.11% 14
South East -2 3 £550 +10.00% 23
Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Surrey -9 2 £595 +19.00% 10
Leatherhead -16 2 £595 +19.00% 10
Halifax - 2 £350 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £500 - 10
North West - 1 - - 2
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 £500 - 10

CGI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (34.29%) SQL
1 12 (34.29%) XML
2 11 (31.43%) Apache
3 9 (25.71%) Finance
3 9 (25.71%) IBM
4 8 (22.86%) SSL
4 8 (22.86%) Retail
5 7 (20.00%) Change Management
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (20.00%) Oracle
5 7 (20.00%) iSeries
5 7 (20.00%) RPG IV
6 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
6 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (17.14%) IFS
6 6 (17.14%) Unix
6 6 (17.14%) Linux
6 6 (17.14%) DB2
6 6 (17.14%) Perl
6 6 (17.14%) SAX
6 6 (17.14%) SAN
7 5 (14.29%) Java
7 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 4 (11.43%) User Experience
8 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
8 4 (11.43%) SDLC
8 4 (11.43%) Graphic Design
8 4 (11.43%) Wireframes
8 4 (11.43%) Service Management

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 11 (31.43%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.86%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) SSL
2 6 (17.14%) SAN
3 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) DB2
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) GIS
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.86%) JasperReports
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
1 2 (5.71%) Maven
1 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.86%) NuGet
2 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Military
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Administrator
2 7 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Designer
4 4 (11.43%) UX Designer
5 3 (8.57%) DB2 Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Digital UX Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Junior UX Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Perl Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) XML
2 6 (17.14%) SAX
3 2 (5.71%) REST
3 2 (5.71%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.86%) Ajax
4 1 (2.86%) Dancer
4 1 (2.86%) FastCGI
4 1 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) Java EE
4 1 (2.86%) LINQ
4 1 (2.86%) Moose
4 1 (2.86%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.86%) WCF
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (2.86%) WPF
4 1 (2.86%) XHTML
4 1 (2.86%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) iSeries
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Graphic Design
2 4 (11.43%) User Experience
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
4 2 (5.71%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) DTV
5 1 (2.86%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
1 6 (17.14%) Unix
2 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Change Management
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.43%) SDLC
3 4 (11.43%) Service Management
3 4 (11.43%) Wireframes
4 3 (8.57%) Change Control
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) Use Case
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.86%) OO
6 1 (2.86%) Release Management
6 1 (2.86%) System Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Test Management
6 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) RPG IV
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
4 5 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) Python
6 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.57%) PHP
6 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.71%) COBOL
7 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.71%) RPG
8 1 (2.86%) AWK
8 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.86%) C#
8 1 (2.86%) Korn
8 1 (2.86%) Ruby
8 1 (2.86%) sed
8 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.57%) PMP
3 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
3 1 (2.86%) MCTS
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) FIPS 140-2
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) IBM
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) IFS
4 4 (11.43%) Adobe
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.86%) BT
7 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Google
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) Sonatype
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Toshiba
7 1 (2.86%) VMware