The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoon skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoon over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Cocoon
Rank 625 613 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Cocoon 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.019% 0.007% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
15586 15225 14507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.37% 27.82% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10497 9780 9197
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £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 240 223 285
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

Cocoon
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cocoon within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Cocoon Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cocoon
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cocoon within the UK.

Cocoon Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cocoon
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cocoon within the UK.

Cocoon Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cocoon
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoon within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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 -7 3 £388 +6.89%
London -12 3 £388 +6.89%
City of London - 1 £338 -

Cocoon
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cocoon 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 Cocoon.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Lucene
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Web Flow
1 3 (100.00%) Jackrabbit
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Summit
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 14001
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management

Cocoon
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cocoon 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 Cocoon. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Jackrabbit
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Lucene
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Web Flow
1 3 (100.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 14001