The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FatWire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FatWire over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the FatWire Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FatWire
Rank 569 540 516
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -24
Contract jobs citing FatWire 30 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.058% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £332 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £550
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.48

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

FatWire
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FatWire within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

FatWire Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FatWire
Daily Rate Trend

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

FatWire Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FatWire
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FatWire within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

FatWire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FatWire
Hourly Rate Trend

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

FatWire Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FatWire
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FatWire within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 29 £425 - 2
London +9 19 £465 -0.80% 1
South East -35 4 £275 -20.28% 1
City of London +17 3 £538 +31.90%
Maidenhead - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FatWire 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 FatWire.

1 39 (70.91%) Java
2 32 (58.18%) CMS
3 26 (47.27%) Oracle
4 25 (45.45%) Content Management
5 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
6 22 (40.00%) WebCenter
7 18 (32.73%) J2EE
7 18 (32.73%) HTML
8 17 (30.91%) JSP
8 17 (30.91%) CSS
9 16 (29.09%) SQL
10 15 (27.27%) Adobe
11 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 11 (20.00%) Web Services
12 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
13 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (18.18%) Finance
14 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
15 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
15 8 (14.55%) B2C
16 7 (12.73%) SOA
16 7 (12.73%) Spring
16 7 (12.73%) WebSphere
16 7 (12.73%) REST
16 7 (12.73%) Adobe CQ
16 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
17 6 (10.91%) Analytics
17 6 (10.91%) HTML5
17 6 (10.91%) User Experience

FatWire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FatWire 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 FatWire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (58.18%) CMS
2 7 (12.73%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.73%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (7.27%) Liferay
4 3 (5.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (5.45%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (3.64%) Magnolia
5 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.82%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Tridion
1 2 (3.64%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.82%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Taleo
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Intranet
2 3 (5.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.64%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Ant
1 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) Maven
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Hudson
3 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.82%) ChangeMan
3 1 (1.82%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.91%) Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Legal
4 4 (7.27%) Publishing
5 2 (3.64%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Finnish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) Developer
2 21 (38.18%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Web Architect
7 3 (5.45%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Web Producer
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Technical Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) WebCenter
2 18 (32.73%) HTML
2 18 (32.73%) J2EE
3 17 (30.91%) CSS
3 17 (30.91%) JSP
4 11 (20.00%) Web Services
5 7 (12.73%) Spring
5 7 (12.73%) REST
6 6 (10.91%) HTML5
6 6 (10.91%) XML
7 5 (9.09%) XHTML
7 5 (9.09%) Ajax
7 5 (9.09%) Servlets
7 5 (9.09%) jQuery
8 4 (7.27%) Dojo
8 4 (7.27%) .NET
8 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.45%) Spring MVC
9 3 (5.45%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) iPad
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Google Search Appliance
4 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) W3C
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) UNIX
3 3 (5.45%) Solaris
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Content Management
2 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.55%) B2C
5 7 (12.73%) SOA
5 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.91%) Workflow
6 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (10.91%) Analytics
7 5 (9.09%) Validation
7 5 (9.09%) TDD
7 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.09%) SEO
8 4 (7.27%) MVC
8 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.45%) Data Architecture
9 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.45%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 16 (29.09%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) WCAG
2 1 (1.82%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Oracle
2 15 (27.27%) Adobe
3 5 (9.09%) IBM
4 4 (7.27%) Omniture
5 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.64%) Google
7 1 (1.82%) Endeca
7 1 (1.82%) hybris
7 1 (1.82%) Brightcove
7 1 (1.82%) Demandware
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.82%) ATG
7 1 (1.82%) Perforce
7 1 (1.82%) Serena