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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
Rank 622 599 608
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Contract jobs citing CGI 19 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.063% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 9
Median daily rate £488 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £600 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £495 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.14% +23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.50 - -

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
15383 15205 15053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 26.81% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10761 9852 9840
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 204 207
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 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 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 18 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 2 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 -15 19 £488 -0.76% 40
London -34 9 £500 +2.56% 10
South East -10 6 £488 -2.50% 12
City of London +34 3 £500 +11.11% 9
Hampshire +1 2 £375 -25.00%
Surrey -10 2 £595 +19.00% 6
Leatherhead -24 2 £595 +19.00% 6
Halifax - 2 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
Reading - 2 £488 - 3
Southampton - 2 £375 -
Berkshire - 2 £488 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
Hertfordshire +10 1 - -
East of England -2 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 3
Stevenage - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 3

CGI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 16 (43.24%) XML
2 15 (40.54%) Apache
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) Finance
5 10 (27.03%) Perl
5 10 (27.03%) Unix
6 9 (24.32%) IBM
7 8 (21.62%) SSL
7 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 7 (18.92%) Change Management
8 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle
8 7 (18.92%) PHP
8 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.92%) HTTP
8 7 (18.92%) iSeries
8 7 (18.92%) RPG IV
9 6 (16.22%) JIRA
9 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
9 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
9 6 (16.22%) IFS
9 6 (16.22%) SAX
9 6 (16.22%) SAN
9 6 (16.22%) MySQL
9 6 (16.22%) DB2
9 6 (16.22%) Linux
9 6 (16.22%) Retail
10 5 (13.51%) Subversion
10 5 (13.51%) CMS
10 5 (13.51%) Content 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 15 (40.54%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) SSL
2 7 (18.92%) HTTP
3 6 (16.22%) SAN
4 5 (13.51%) Firewall
4 5 (13.51%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) DNS
6 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) DB2
1 6 (16.22%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) GIS
5 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.41%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.70%) NuGet
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Military
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Administrator
2 8 (21.62%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Developer
4 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Webmaster
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) DB2 Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Perl Developer
6 2 (5.41%) RPG Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Unix Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) XML
2 6 (16.22%) SAX
3 5 (13.51%) CSS
3 5 (13.51%) HTML
3 5 (13.51%) XHTML
4 2 (5.41%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.70%) Ajax
5 1 (2.70%) Dancer
5 1 (2.70%) FastCGI
5 1 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.70%) Java EE
5 1 (2.70%) LINQ
5 1 (2.70%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) WCF
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (2.70%) WPF
5 1 (2.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) iSeries
2 5 (13.51%) Wiki
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 2 (5.41%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) DTV
5 1 (2.70%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Unix
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Change Management
3 5 (13.51%) Content Management
3 5 (13.51%) Issue Tracking
3 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.81%) PRINCE
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) SDLC
4 4 (10.81%) Service Management
5 3 (8.11%) Change Control
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Use Case
6 2 (5.41%) Validation
7 1 (2.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) Perl
3 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) PHP
3 7 (18.92%) RPG IV
4 5 (13.51%) Java
5 4 (10.81%) Python
6 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.41%) COBOL
7 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.41%) RPG
8 1 (2.70%) AWK
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.70%) C#
8 1 (2.70%) Korn
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) sed
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) PMI Certification
2 4 (10.81%) PMP
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) MCTS
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
1 2 (5.41%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) IBM
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) IFS
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 4 (10.81%) Fortinet
6 3 (8.11%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.70%) BT
8 1 (2.70%) Cloudera
8 1 (2.70%) Google
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (2.70%) Sonatype
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec
8 1 (2.70%) VMware