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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FatWire
Rank 547 534 511
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Contract jobs citing FatWire 29 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.064% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 18
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £338 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £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 975 976 1254
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 February 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 3 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 February 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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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 -22 28 £475 +11.76% 5
London -19 16 £550 +29.41% 4
City of London +13 4 £625 +63.39% 1

FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (69.64%) Java
2 37 (66.07%) CMS
3 30 (53.57%) Oracle
4 29 (51.79%) Content Management
5 24 (42.86%) WebCenter
6 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
7 20 (35.71%) HTML
8 18 (32.14%) J2EE
8 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (30.36%) JSP
10 16 (28.57%) CSS
11 13 (23.21%) SQL
12 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
12 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
13 11 (19.64%) Adobe
14 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
14 9 (16.07%) TDD
14 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
15 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 8 (14.29%) Finance
15 8 (14.29%) B2C
15 8 (14.29%) Web Services
16 7 (12.50%) Intranet
16 7 (12.50%) Spring
16 7 (12.50%) Degree
16 7 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
17 6 (10.71%) User Experience
17 6 (10.71%) REST

FatWire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (66.07%) CMS
2 7 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (5.36%) JBoss
5 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (5.36%) Liferay
6 2 (3.57%) Apache
7 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.79%) TeamSite
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.79%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Tridion
2 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Intranet
2 4 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Ant
1 3 (5.36%) Subversion
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Maven
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.79%) Introscope
3 1 (1.79%) ChangeMan
3 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Publishing
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Finnish Language
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 23 (41.07%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Web Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.57%) CMS Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Coordinator
8 1 (1.79%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) WebCenter
2 20 (35.71%) HTML
3 18 (32.14%) J2EE
4 17 (30.36%) JSP
5 16 (28.57%) CSS
6 8 (14.29%) Web Services
7 7 (12.50%) Spring
8 6 (10.71%) Servlets
8 6 (10.71%) XML
8 6 (10.71%) JDBC
8 6 (10.71%) REST
9 5 (8.93%) HTML5
9 5 (8.93%) XHTML
9 5 (8.93%) Ajax
10 4 (7.14%) Dojo
10 4 (7.14%) Spring MVC
10 4 (7.14%) .NET
10 4 (7.14%) Spring Security
10 4 (7.14%) jQuery
11 3 (5.36%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) User Experience
2 3 (5.36%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) iPad
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) W3C
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) UNIX
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Solaris
4 1 (1.79%) SUSE
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Content Management
2 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) TDD
3 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.29%) B2C
4 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (10.71%) Workflow
6 5 (8.93%) Validation
6 5 (8.93%) SOA
6 5 (8.93%) Analytics
7 4 (7.14%) MVC
7 4 (7.14%) SEO
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.36%) Scrum
8 3 (5.36%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) Java
2 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.21%) SQL
4 3 (5.36%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) WCAG
1 1 (1.79%) COBIT
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.79%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Oracle
2 11 (19.64%) Adobe
3 5 (8.93%) IBM
4 3 (5.36%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.57%) Omniture
6 1 (1.79%) Google
6 1 (1.79%) hybris
6 1 (1.79%) Demandware
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.79%) CA
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.79%) ATG
6 1 (1.79%) Perforce
6 1 (1.79%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) Serena
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