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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
Rank 578 584 545
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -39
Contract jobs citing CGI 22 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.028% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.099% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £431 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £480 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +27.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.66 - £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
15338 15097 13707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.34% 28.03% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10258 9816 8606
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £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 218 222 341
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.75 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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 14 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 30 June 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 -3 22 £450 +4.34% 49
London -6 14 £469 +4.16% 22
South East -20 5 £475 - 18
City of London +1 4 £450 - 10
Hampshire - 3 £515 - 2
Hook - 3 £515 -
East of England -3 2 £326 -20.42% 1
Essex - 2 £326 -
Surrey - 2 £425 - 12
Brentwood - 2 £326 -
Leatherhead - 2 £425 - 12
Manchester -14 1 - -
North West -19 1 - -
Salford - 1 - -

CGI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 31 (54.39%) SQL
2 21 (36.84%) UNIX
3 20 (35.09%) Perl
4 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 18 (31.58%) XML
6 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
6 17 (29.82%) Oracle
6 17 (29.82%) Linux
7 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
7 16 (28.07%) Java
7 16 (28.07%) Relational Database
8 15 (26.32%) Banking
9 14 (24.56%) Internet
10 13 (22.81%) MySQL
10 13 (22.81%) Windows
10 13 (22.81%) Degree
10 13 (22.81%) Computer Science
11 12 (21.05%) Python
11 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
12 11 (19.30%) SSL
12 11 (19.30%) Firewall
12 11 (19.30%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (17.54%) Korn
13 10 (17.54%) Ruby
13 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
13 10 (17.54%) ITIL
14 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
14 9 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (15.79%) Web Development
14 9 (15.79%) Open Source

CGI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (8.77%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Loan IQ
1 2 (3.51%) ACBS
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
1 1 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) Internet
2 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 11 (19.30%) Firewall
3 11 (19.30%) SSL
4 5 (8.77%) HTTP
5 3 (5.26%) DHCP
5 3 (5.26%) DNS
6 2 (3.51%) 802.11
6 2 (3.51%) FTP
6 2 (3.51%) WAN
6 2 (3.51%) IPv4
6 2 (3.51%) IPv6
6 2 (3.51%) SAN
6 2 (3.51%) Intranet
6 2 (3.51%) Wireless
7 1 (1.75%) UPnP
7 1 (1.75%) 4G
7 1 (1.75%) Broadband
7 1 (1.75%) DSL
7 1 (1.75%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
1 16 (28.07%) Relational Database
2 13 (22.81%) MySQL
3 9 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.02%) PowerCenter
5 3 (5.26%) Sybase ASE
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) Big Data
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.75%) OLAP
7 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.75%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 4 (7.02%) StarTeam
3 3 (5.26%) MSI
4 2 (3.51%) JMeter
4 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) Trac
4 2 (3.51%) Selenium
4 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.51%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.51%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.75%) Redmine
General
1 15 (26.32%) Banking
2 7 (12.28%) Investment Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Finance
4 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Front Office
5 2 (3.51%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Developer
1 15 (26.32%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) DBA
3 9 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 8 (14.04%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Equity Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) SQL DBA
6 4 (7.02%) Perl Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) XML
2 11 (19.30%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (12.28%) HTML
5 5 (8.77%) .NET
6 3 (5.26%) XHTML
6 3 (5.26%) Ajax
7 2 (3.51%) LAMP
7 2 (3.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (3.51%) FastCGI
7 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.51%) CSS
7 2 (3.51%) SOAP
7 2 (3.51%) Web Services
8 1 (1.75%) XSLT
8 1 (1.75%) Flash
8 1 (1.75%) Servlets
8 1 (1.75%) J2EE
8 1 (1.75%) Catalyst
8 1 (1.75%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.26%) PKI
4 2 (3.51%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.51%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.51%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.75%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.75%) Derivative
5 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) UNIX
2 17 (29.82%) Linux
3 13 (22.81%) Windows
4 8 (14.04%) SUSE
5 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.51%) AIX
7 1 (1.75%) Solaris
7 1 (1.75%) Fedora
7 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL
1 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
2 9 (15.79%) Web Development
2 9 (15.79%) Open Source
3 8 (14.04%) Analytics
3 8 (14.04%) DevOps
3 8 (14.04%) Service Management
4 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.77%) Migration
5 5 (8.77%) OO
6 4 (7.02%) ETL
6 4 (7.02%) Project Management
6 4 (7.02%) Low Latency
6 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Test Management
7 3 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (5.26%) SDLC
7 3 (5.26%) TDD
7 3 (5.26%) Use Case
7 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) SQL
2 20 (35.09%) Perl
3 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.07%) Java
5 12 (21.05%) Python
6 10 (17.54%) Ruby
6 10 (17.54%) Korn
7 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
8 5 (8.77%) C
9 4 (7.02%) C++
10 3 (5.26%) PHP
10 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.51%) VB
12 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.75%) VBScript
12 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.51%) ISEB
6 1 (1.75%) MBA
6 1 (1.75%) IIBA
6 1 (1.75%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.75%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.51%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.82%) Oracle
3 8 (14.04%) HP
3 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.02%) Informatica
4 4 (7.02%) Sybase
5 3 (5.26%) VMware
5 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.51%) Coverity
6 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.51%) Capita
6 2 (3.51%) BT
6 2 (3.51%) Brocade
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 2 (3.51%) IBM
6 2 (3.51%) Adobe
6 2 (3.51%) Misys
7 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.75%) Omniture
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day, Benefits Rate negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago