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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Command-Query Responsibility Segregation (also Command-Query Separation)
Rank 566 509 521
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +12
Contract jobs citing CQRS 11 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.10% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.14% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 13
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£600 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £420
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -5.95%
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
38243 36175 32672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.25% 74.28% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 22006 19405
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1114 1321
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 -59 11 £600 +50.00% 22
London -21 9 £600 +41.17% 8
City of London +14 3 £488 +18.18% 3
Manchester -4 1 - - 4
Surrey -5 1 £425 +97.67% 3
North West -13 1 - - 6
South East -27 1 £425 +38.21% 6
South West - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
St Albans - - - - 2
Tonbridge - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

CQRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 41 (93.18%) C#
2 40 (90.91%) .NET
2 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (90.91%) TDD
3 36 (81.82%) BDD
4 31 (70.45%) NUnit
5 30 (68.18%) Scrum
6 28 (63.64%) Domain-Driven Design
7 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
8 26 (59.09%) RabbitMQ
9 23 (52.27%) Rhino Mocks
9 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
9 23 (52.27%) WPF
9 23 (52.27%) Blog
9 23 (52.27%) NHibernate
10 22 (50.00%) HTML
11 21 (47.73%) HTML5
12 20 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (43.18%) F#
13 19 (43.18%) MVC
13 19 (43.18%) Finance
13 19 (43.18%) Castle Windsor
14 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
15 12 (27.27%) HTTP
16 11 (25.00%) RESTful
17 10 (22.73%) MSTest
17 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
18 8 (18.18%) REST
18 8 (18.18%) Selenium

CQRS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (4.55%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) GitHub
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (6.82%) RavenDB
2 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Redis
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (70.45%) NUnit
2 23 (52.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (22.73%) MSTest
4 8 (18.18%) Selenium
5 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.27%) ReSharper
7 1 (2.27%) Maven
7 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Front Office
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (81.82%) Developer
2 29 (65.91%) C# Developer
3 11 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (2.27%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Senior .NET Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (90.91%) .NET
2 26 (59.09%) RabbitMQ
3 23 (52.27%) WPF
3 23 (52.27%) NHibernate
4 22 (50.00%) HTML
5 21 (47.73%) HTML5
6 19 (43.18%) Castle Windsor
7 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
8 11 (25.00%) RESTful
9 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (18.18%) REST
11 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (4.55%) CSS
13 2 (4.55%) jQuery
13 2 (4.55%) Task Parallel Library
13 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
13 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (2.27%) HATEOAS
14 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 23 (52.27%) Blog
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (90.91%) TDD
2 36 (81.82%) BDD
3 30 (68.18%) Scrum
4 28 (63.64%) Domain-Driven Design
5 20 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (43.18%) MVC
7 3 (6.82%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) OOP
8 2 (4.55%) OO
8 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.27%) Microservices
9 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Kanban
9 1 (2.27%) Electronic Design Automation
9 1 (2.27%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.27%) ETL
9 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) C#
2 19 (43.18%) F#
3 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) IBM
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe