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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FatWire
Rank 620 567 543
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -24
Contract jobs citing FatWire 3 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.051% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 20
Average daily rate - £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £350
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21707 23357 22653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.83% 45.66% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12936 13541 12394
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 836 985 983
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
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 5 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 13 February 2016. 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
South East +5 3 - - 1
England -18 3 - - 1
Berkshire +12 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
Milton Keynes +5 1 - -

FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (50.00%) Java
1 17 (50.00%) Oracle
2 16 (47.06%) CMS
3 12 (35.29%) Finance
3 12 (35.29%) HTML
4 11 (32.35%) CSS
5 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 10 (29.41%) Content Management
6 9 (26.47%) SQL
7 8 (23.53%) WebCenter
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.59%) J2EE
8 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
8 7 (20.59%) Internet
8 7 (20.59%) Adobe
8 7 (20.59%) User Experience
9 6 (17.65%) Intranet
9 6 (17.65%) Apache
9 6 (17.65%) Banking
9 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
10 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (14.71%) Liferay
10 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
10 5 (14.71%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (14.71%) Unix
10 5 (14.71%) Migration
10 5 (14.71%) Change Management
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
10 5 (14.71%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager

FatWire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (47.06%) CMS
2 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 5 (14.71%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (14.71%) Liferay
4 4 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Internet
2 6 (17.65%) Intranet
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Ant
2 2 (5.88%) Introscope
3 1 (2.94%) EasyMock
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) CMS Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
2 6 (17.65%) WebCenter Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) HTML
2 11 (32.35%) CSS
3 8 (23.53%) WebCenter
4 7 (20.59%) J2EE
5 4 (11.76%) JSP
5 4 (11.76%) Middleware
6 3 (8.82%) HTML5
6 3 (8.82%) SAP PI
6 3 (8.82%) XHTML
6 3 (8.82%) XML
7 2 (5.88%) Ajax
7 2 (5.88%) Apache Flex
7 2 (5.88%) jQuery
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (2.94%) EJB
8 1 (2.94%) RESTful
8 1 (2.94%) Servlets
8 1 (2.94%) Spring
8 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (8.82%) SCADA
2 3 (8.82%) Social Media
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Unix
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Solaris
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Content Management
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) SOA
5 3 (8.82%) Analytics
5 3 (8.82%) B2C
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) SEO
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 9 (26.47%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Adobe
3 3 (8.82%) Guidewire
3 3 (8.82%) hybris
3 3 (8.82%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) MuleSoft
3 3 (8.82%) Pega
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 3 (8.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) BroadVision
4 1 (2.94%) F5
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Omniture