The first table below looks at the demand for CSLA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSLA over the 3 months to 16 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component-based Scalable Logical Architecture (CSLA)
Rank 598 548 586
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +38
Contract jobs citing CSLA 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.031% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £413 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15377 12977 15258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 26.71% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9880 8116 8998
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 361 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.95 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

CSLA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSLA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSLA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CSLA
Daily Rate Trend

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

CSLA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CSLA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CSLA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CSLA
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSLA within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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 -36 5 £413 +17.85%
London - 5 £413 -
Thame - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Leeds - - - -

CSLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CSLA 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 CSLA.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) NHibernate
3 5 (71.43%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) MVVM
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Castle Windsor
4 4 (57.14%) ReSharper
4 4 (57.14%) WCF
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) NUnit
6 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) OOP
6 2 (28.57%) OO
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle
7 1 (14.29%) RDBMS

CSLA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CSLA 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 CSLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) ReSharper
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
1 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) NHibernate
2 5 (71.43%) WPF
2 5 (71.43%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) MVVM
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle