The table below looks at the statistics for CQRS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CQRS over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Command-Query Responsibility Segregation (also Command-Query Separation)
Rank 583 538 569
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +31
Contract jobs citing CQRS 32 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.059% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.080% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 17
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£500 £403 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -19.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £353 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42297 38782 39937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27156 24058 23264
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1147 1484
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

CQRS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CQRS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CQRS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CQRS
Daily Rate Trend

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

CQRS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CQRS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CQRS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

CQRS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CQRS
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CQRS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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 -28 31 £500 +24.22% 15
London +40 27 £500 +24.61% 9
City of London +19 2 £325 -31.57% 1
Hertfordshire -19 2 £325 -27.77% 1
South East -20 2 £500 - 1
East of England -44 2 £325 -27.77% 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Lancashire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 3
Ross-on-Wye - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Blackpool - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hungerford - - - - 1

CQRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CQRS 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 CQRS.

1 51 (94.44%) .NET
2 50 (92.59%) C#
2 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (90.74%) TDD
4 34 (62.96%) BDD
5 30 (55.56%) Domain-Driven Design
6 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
7 28 (51.85%) Scrum
7 28 (51.85%) MVC
7 28 (51.85%) NUnit
8 26 (48.15%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET
10 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
11 20 (37.04%) NHibernate
11 20 (37.04%) Finance
11 20 (37.04%) Rhino Mocks
11 20 (37.04%) WPF
12 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 19 (35.19%) HTTP
13 18 (33.33%) Blog
14 17 (31.48%) HTML
15 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (27.78%) HTML5
16 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (25.93%) Castle Windsor
18 13 (24.07%) SQL
18 13 (24.07%) F#
19 12 (22.22%) RESTful
19 12 (22.22%) MSTest

CQRS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CQRS 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 CQRS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.52%) PaaS
3 5 (9.26%) GitHub
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.70%) HBase
4 2 (3.70%) Redis
5 1 (1.85%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 28 (51.85%) NUnit
2 20 (37.04%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (22.22%) MSTest
4 8 (14.81%) Selenium
5 7 (12.96%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.56%) JUnit
6 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.70%) JIRA
8 1 (1.85%) Maven
8 1 (1.85%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Back Office
2 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (83.33%) Developer
2 32 (59.26%) C# Developer
3 14 (25.93%) .NET Developer
4 10 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Senior .NET Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Python Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (94.44%) .NET
2 26 (48.15%) RabbitMQ
3 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET
4 20 (37.04%) NHibernate
4 20 (37.04%) WPF
5 17 (31.48%) HTML
6 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (27.78%) HTML5
7 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (25.93%) Castle Windsor
9 12 (22.22%) RESTful
10 9 (16.67%) REST
11 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (9.26%) WCF
13 2 (3.70%) jQuery
13 2 (3.70%) Kafka
13 2 (3.70%) SignalR
13 2 (3.70%) Apache Camel
13 2 (3.70%) Backbone.js
13 2 (3.70%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Blog
2 2 (3.70%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.70%) Market Risk
2 2 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (90.74%) TDD
3 34 (62.96%) BDD
4 30 (55.56%) Domain-Driven Design
5 28 (51.85%) Scrum
5 28 (51.85%) MVC
6 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (12.96%) OO
10 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.56%) OOP
10 3 (5.56%) Kanban
11 2 (3.70%) Complex Event Processing
11 2 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
12 1 (1.85%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.85%) UML
12 1 (1.85%) OOD
12 1 (1.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (92.59%) C#
2 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) F#
3 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) Java
5 3 (5.56%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Google
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) WSO2