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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
Rank 649 625 598
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -27
Contract jobs citing CGI 12 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.030% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.077% 0.11% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 9
Median daily rate £595 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £280 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £514 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £640 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.66 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.73% -
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
15635 15673 14872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.94% 27.51% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10934 10539 9618
Median daily rate £415 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 220 211
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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
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 11 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 25 July 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 -9 12 £595 +48.75% 10
London -2 9 £550 +96.42% 4
South East -3 2 £640 +42.22% 1
City of London +47 1 £550 - 2
Leatherhead +8 1 £640 +60.00% 1
Surrey -6 1 £640 +60.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

CGI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (36.67%) Retail
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) XML
3 9 (30.00%) IBM
4 8 (26.67%) SSL
4 8 (26.67%) Adobe
4 8 (26.67%) Apache
4 8 (26.67%) Photoshop
4 8 (26.67%) Graphic Design
4 8 (26.67%) User Experience
4 8 (26.67%) Wireframes
5 7 (23.33%) iSeries
5 7 (23.33%) RPG IV
5 7 (23.33%) Finance
5 7 (23.33%) ITIL
5 7 (23.33%) DB2
6 6 (20.00%) SAN
6 6 (20.00%) SAX
6 6 (20.00%) Change Management
6 6 (20.00%) IFS
7 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
8 4 (13.33%) Linux
8 4 (13.33%) Unix
8 4 (13.33%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) Perl
8 4 (13.33%) SDLC
9 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (10.00%) Windows
9 3 (10.00%) Python
9 3 (10.00%) Cisco

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 8 (26.67%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) SSL
2 6 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) JasperReports
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
1 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
1 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
1 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (36.67%) Retail
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Military
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Designer
2 8 (26.67%) UX Designer
3 7 (23.33%) Administrator
3 7 (23.33%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (20.00%) Digital Designer
4 6 (20.00%) Digital UX Designer
4 6 (20.00%) Junior
4 6 (20.00%) Junior Designer
4 6 (20.00%) Junior Digital Designer
4 6 (20.00%) Junior UX Designer
5 5 (16.67%) Systems Developer
6 3 (10.00%) DB2 Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (6.67%) RPG Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) XML
2 6 (20.00%) SAX
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (3.33%) Ajax
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) FastCGI
3 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) Java EE
3 1 (3.33%) LINQ
3 1 (3.33%) Rendezvous
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Graphic Design
1 8 (26.67%) User Experience
2 7 (23.33%) iSeries
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Wireframes
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) RPG IV
3 4 (13.33%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.67%) COBOL
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) RPG
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) Korn
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) MCTS
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.33%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) IBM
2 8 (26.67%) Adobe
3 6 (20.00%) IFS
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) BT
6 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Sonatype
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.33%) Toshiba
6 1 (3.33%) VMware