The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Command-Query Responsibility Segregation (also Command-Query Separation)
Rank 564 512 585
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +73
Contract jobs citing CQRS 23 32 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.067% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.092% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 1
Average daily rate £390 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 2014.

CQRS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CQRS
Top 30 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -95 23 £390 -20.00% 10
London -42 9 £538 +10.25% 5
Manchester - 7 £390 - 1
North West - 7 £390 - 1
Cambridgeshire -8 5 - -
City of London -24 5 £650 +30.00% 3
East of England -24 5 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £220 - 1
York - 1 £220 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £220 - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Lincoln - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Brighton - - - - 1
Market Harborough - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Ross-on-Wye - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Surrey - - - -

CQRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 71 (94.67%) C#
2 62 (82.67%) TDD
3 55 (73.33%) .NET
4 48 (64.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 46 (61.33%) RabbitMQ
6 41 (54.67%) MVC
7 38 (50.67%) BDD
8 35 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (44.00%) SQL Server
10 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (41.33%) ASP.NET
12 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (36.00%) Git (software)
13 27 (36.00%) OO
13 27 (36.00%) NUnit
13 27 (36.00%) Scrum
14 26 (34.67%) CSS
14 26 (34.67%) HTML
14 26 (34.67%) Unit Testing
15 25 (33.33%) Visual Studio
15 25 (33.33%) RavenDB
16 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 23 (30.67%) TeamCity
18 22 (29.33%) Java
19 20 (26.67%) Finance
20 19 (25.33%) MSTest
21 17 (22.67%) RESTful
21 17 (22.67%) SQL Server 2008
21 17 (22.67%) WPF
21 17 (22.67%) KnockoutJS

CQRS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (21.33%) Node.js
2 1 (1.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) SaaS
2 3 (4.00%) GitHub
3 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
1 2 (2.67%) DSL
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (33.33%) RavenDB
3 17 (22.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (21.33%) Neo4j
5 11 (14.67%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (36.00%) Git (software)
1 27 (36.00%) NUnit
2 25 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 23 (30.67%) TeamCity
4 19 (25.33%) MSTest
5 14 (18.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (12.00%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.33%) xUnit.net
7 1 (1.33%) Moq
7 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.33%) ProC
7 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Marketing
3 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.33%) Banking
5 6 (8.00%) Legal
6 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (86.67%) Developer
2 38 (50.67%) C# Developer
3 20 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 18 (24.00%) Senior Developer
5 13 (17.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (10.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Python Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Scala Developer
10 3 (4.00%) WPF Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Technical Leader
11 1 (1.33%) Product Owner
11 1 (1.33%) ScrumMaster
11 1 (1.33%) .NET Programmer
11 1 (1.33%) Architect
11 1 (1.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (73.33%) .NET
2 46 (61.33%) RabbitMQ
3 31 (41.33%) ASP.NET
4 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (34.67%) CSS
5 26 (34.67%) HTML
6 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 17 (22.67%) RESTful
7 17 (22.67%) WPF
7 17 (22.67%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (21.33%) CSS3
8 16 (21.33%) HTML5
8 16 (21.33%) Web Services
9 14 (18.67%) NHibernate
10 10 (13.33%) Backbone.js
11 9 (12.00%) Silverlight
11 9 (12.00%) LINQ
11 9 (12.00%) jQuery
12 7 (9.33%) Castle Windsor
13 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 10 (13.33%) Blog
3 6 (8.00%) Open Source
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.33%) FMCG
4 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) CentOS
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (82.67%) TDD
2 48 (64.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 41 (54.67%) MVC
4 38 (50.67%) BDD
5 35 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (36.00%) OO
7 27 (36.00%) Scrum
8 26 (34.67%) Unit Testing
9 15 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 14 (18.67%) Pair Programming
11 11 (14.67%) Multithreading
12 9 (12.00%) Kanban
12 9 (12.00%) OOP
13 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
14 6 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
15 5 (6.67%) Feature Driven Development
16 4 (5.33%) OOD
17 3 (4.00%) ATDD
18 2 (2.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 71 (94.67%) C#
2 22 (29.33%) Java
3 16 (21.33%) PowerShell
4 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.67%) Python
6 6 (8.00%) C++
6 6 (8.00%) Scala
7 4 (5.33%) Delphi
7 4 (5.33%) PHP
7 4 (5.33%) Ruby
8 1 (1.33%) SQL
8 1 (1.33%) VB
8 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.33%) Lisp
8 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) MCTS
2 1 (1.33%) MCSD
2 1 (1.33%) MCSE
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.33%) WSO2
2 1 (1.33%) Google
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle
2 1 (1.33%) Murex
2 1 (1.33%) Calypso
2 1 (1.33%) Fidessa
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