The table below looks at the statistics for concrete5 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited concrete5 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
concrete5
Rank 623 611 585
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -26
Contract jobs citing concrete5 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.032% 0.011% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £175 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £175 -
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9411 9330 8902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.29% 18.02% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6101 5780 5258
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 323 315
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

concrete5
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing concrete5 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

concrete5 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

concrete5
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing concrete5 within the UK.

concrete5 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

concrete5
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing concrete5 within the UK.

concrete5 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

concrete5
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing concrete5 within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 3 - - 3
East Sussex - 2 - -
South East - 2 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

concrete5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing concrete5 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 concrete5.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Drupal
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
2 2 (66.67%) MailChimp
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
2 2 (66.67%) GreenSock GSAP
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) GIMP
2 2 (66.67%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) PhoneGap
2 2 (66.67%) Laravel
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) D3.js
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Highcharts JS
2 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Grunt
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)

concrete5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing concrete5 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 concrete5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Drupal
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (66.67%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (66.67%) Joomla!
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) 3ds Max
1 2 (66.67%) Acrobat
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) GIMP
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (66.67%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) D3.js
1 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
1 2 (66.67%) GreenSock GSAP
1 2 (66.67%) Highcharts JS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Laravel
1 2 (66.67%) Marmalade SDK
1 2 (66.67%) MooTools
1 2 (66.67%) PhoneGap
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) ActionScript
2 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
1 2 (66.67%) Zend
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