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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Command-Query Responsibility Segregation (also Command-Query Separation)
Rank 564 532 548
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Contract jobs citing CQRS 33 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.076% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.10% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 12
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£500 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
42027 37747 36735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.66% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27216 23426 21433
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1142 1414
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -6.19%
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 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 20 November 2014.

CQRS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CQRS
Top 16 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 20 November 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 -30 32 £500 +14.28% 17
London +17 30 £500 +5.26% 8
City of London +13 4 £363 -34.09% 1
Hertfordshire -7 2 £325 -18.75% 1
East of England -37 2 £325 -7.14% 1
North West - - - - 5
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 3
St Albans - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1

CQRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 53 (96.36%) Agile Software Development
1 53 (96.36%) TDD
2 52 (94.55%) C#
3 51 (92.73%) .NET
4 39 (70.91%) BDD
5 34 (61.82%) Domain-Driven Design
6 31 (56.36%) NUnit
7 30 (54.55%) Scrum
7 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
8 29 (52.73%) RabbitMQ
9 28 (50.91%) MVC
10 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
11 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET
12 23 (41.82%) Finance
12 23 (41.82%) NHibernate
12 23 (41.82%) WPF
12 23 (41.82%) Rhino Mocks
13 21 (38.18%) Blog
13 21 (38.18%) HTML
14 19 (34.55%) HTML5
15 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (32.73%) HTTP
16 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (30.91%) Castle Windsor
17 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (29.09%) F#
18 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET Web API
19 12 (21.82%) MSTest
19 12 (21.82%) SQL
20 10 (18.18%) RESTful

CQRS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.36%) PaaS
3 5 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.73%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.45%) Redis
4 3 (5.45%) Big Data
5 2 (3.64%) RavenDB
5 2 (3.64%) HBase
5 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 31 (56.36%) NUnit
2 23 (41.82%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (21.82%) MSTest
4 8 (14.55%) Selenium
5 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
6 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.45%) JUnit
8 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.64%) JIRA
9 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.82%) Maven
9 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Front Office
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (89.09%) Developer
2 35 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 14 (25.45%) .NET Developer
4 10 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.82%) .NET Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Senior .NET Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (92.73%) .NET
2 29 (52.73%) RabbitMQ
3 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET
4 23 (41.82%) NHibernate
4 23 (41.82%) WPF
5 21 (38.18%) HTML
6 19 (34.55%) HTML5
7 17 (30.91%) Castle Windsor
8 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (18.18%) RESTful
11 8 (14.55%) REST
12 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (3.64%) Kafka
13 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
13 2 (3.64%) Apache Camel
13 2 (3.64%) Task Parallel Library
13 2 (3.64%) jQuery
13 2 (3.64%) WCF
13 2 (3.64%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Blog
2 3 (5.45%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.64%) Derivative
3 2 (3.64%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (96.36%) Agile Software Development
1 53 (96.36%) TDD
2 39 (70.91%) BDD
3 34 (61.82%) Domain-Driven Design
4 30 (54.55%) Scrum
5 28 (50.91%) MVC
6 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.36%) Multithreading
8 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (10.91%) OO
10 4 (7.27%) Kanban
11 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
12 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
12 2 (3.64%) OOP
12 2 (3.64%) Risk Analysis
12 2 (3.64%) Complex Event Processing
13 1 (1.82%) Unit Testing
13 1 (1.82%) UML
13 1 (1.82%) SOA
13 1 (1.82%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 52 (94.55%) C#
2 16 (29.09%) F#
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.45%) Python
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
1 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.64%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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