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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 571 548 514
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -34
Contract jobs citing FatWire 24 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.066% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.096% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £290 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £470 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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

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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 19 December 2014.

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 59 (72.84%) Java
2 57 (70.37%) CMS
3 40 (49.38%) Content Management
3 40 (49.38%) Oracle
4 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (43.21%) WebCenter
6 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
7 24 (29.63%) HTML
7 24 (29.63%) J2EE
8 22 (27.16%) Oracle Database
8 22 (27.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (25.93%) JSP
10 19 (23.46%) Relational Database
11 17 (20.99%) Workflow
12 16 (19.75%) TDD
12 16 (19.75%) SOA
12 16 (19.75%) Adobe CQ
13 15 (18.52%) Scrum
13 15 (18.52%) Finance
14 14 (17.28%) Spring
14 14 (17.28%) SQL
15 13 (16.05%) CSS
15 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (14.81%) B2C
16 12 (14.81%) Adobe
16 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
17 11 (13.58%) MVC
17 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
17 11 (13.58%) Spring MVC
17 11 (13.58%) User Experience

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 57 (70.37%) CMS
2 16 (19.75%) Adobe CQ
3 10 (12.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (9.88%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.94%) Alfresco
6 4 (4.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.70%) Liferay
7 3 (3.70%) Apache
7 3 (3.70%) JBoss
8 2 (2.47%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.23%) Magnolia
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Intranet
1 5 (6.17%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) Oracle Database
1 22 (27.16%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (23.46%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.23%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Ant
2 4 (4.94%) Subversion
2 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) Maven
3 2 (2.47%) Introscope
3 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) JUnit
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Legal
3 7 (8.64%) Banking
4 6 (7.41%) Publishing
5 5 (6.17%) Retail
6 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.70%) Spanish Language
8 2 (2.47%) Automotive
9 1 (1.23%) Finnish Language
9 1 (1.23%) Marketing
9 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (60.49%) Developer
2 38 (46.91%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.58%) Architect
4 9 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.70%) CMS Developer
8 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Web Architect
9 2 (2.47%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.47%) Administrator
9 2 (2.47%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.47%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.21%) WebCenter
2 24 (29.63%) HTML
2 24 (29.63%) J2EE
3 21 (25.93%) JSP
4 14 (17.28%) Spring
5 13 (16.05%) CSS
6 11 (13.58%) Spring MVC
7 10 (12.35%) JDBC
7 10 (12.35%) XML
8 9 (11.11%) Servlets
8 9 (11.11%) Ajax
8 9 (11.11%) REST
8 9 (11.11%) HTML5
9 8 (9.88%) Dojo
9 8 (9.88%) Spring Security
9 8 (9.88%) XHTML
10 7 (8.64%) Web Services
11 5 (6.17%) .NET
12 3 (3.70%) Struts
12 3 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) User Experience
2 4 (4.94%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.70%) Online Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) iPad
4 1 (1.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) UNIX
3 7 (8.64%) Windows
4 5 (6.17%) Solaris
5 2 (2.47%) SUSE
5 2 (2.47%) Android
5 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (49.38%) Content Management
2 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.99%) Workflow
4 16 (19.75%) TDD
4 16 (19.75%) SOA
5 15 (18.52%) Scrum
6 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.81%) B2C
7 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
8 11 (13.58%) MVC
8 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.88%) Validation
10 7 (8.64%) RUP
11 6 (7.41%) OO
11 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (7.41%) Analytics
12 5 (6.17%) Data Migration
12 5 (6.17%) RAD
12 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 59 (72.84%) Java
2 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.28%) SQL
4 2 (2.47%) C#
4 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.23%) FQL
5 1 (1.23%) C++
5 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) COBIT
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Firmware
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.47%) CA Wily
1 2 (2.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (49.38%) Oracle
2 12 (14.81%) Adobe
3 9 (11.11%) IBM
4 5 (6.17%) Vignette
5 4 (4.94%) Stellent
5 4 (4.94%) Interwoven
5 4 (4.94%) Sitecore
5 4 (4.94%) Nintex
6 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) CA
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) Facebook
7 1 (1.23%) Twitter
7 1 (1.23%) Endeca
7 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.23%) Perforce