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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 555 546 563
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing FatWire 57 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.076% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £24.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +82.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £24.64
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +82.62%

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 10 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 19 September 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
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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 +12 54 £450 +5.88% 5
London +34 37 £450 -10.00% 3
City of London +35 8 £450 +20.00% 2
South East +6 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -

FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 66 (66.67%) Java
2 57 (57.58%) CMS
3 52 (52.53%) Content Management
4 48 (48.48%) Oracle
5 45 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (40.40%) WebCenter
7 29 (29.29%) JavaScript
7 29 (29.29%) HTML
8 28 (28.28%) Oracle Database
9 26 (26.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (25.25%) JSP
11 24 (24.24%) Scrum
12 21 (21.21%) Finance
12 21 (21.21%) Linux
13 20 (20.20%) Workflow
13 20 (20.20%) Relational Database
14 19 (19.19%) SOA
14 19 (19.19%) UNIX
14 19 (19.19%) J2EE
14 19 (19.19%) Adobe CQ
15 18 (18.18%) IBM
16 16 (16.16%) RUP
16 16 (16.16%) TDD
17 15 (15.15%) Spring
17 15 (15.15%) WebSphere
17 15 (15.15%) Configuration Management
18 14 (14.14%) CSS
18 14 (14.14%) Degree
18 14 (14.14%) REST
19 13 (13.13%) HTML5

FatWire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (57.58%) CMS
2 19 (19.19%) Adobe CQ
3 15 (15.15%) WebSphere
4 13 (13.13%) Apache
4 13 (13.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (9.09%) Tomcat
6 8 (8.08%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (7.07%) Liferay
8 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
8 6 (6.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (4.04%) Alfresco
9 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
10 3 (3.03%) IIS
10 3 (3.03%) Documentum
11 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
11 2 (2.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Tridion
2 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.01%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) Intranet
2 9 (9.09%) Internet
3 6 (6.06%) HTTP
4 4 (4.04%) Firewall
4 4 (4.04%) HTTPS
4 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.02%) LAN
5 2 (2.02%) WAN
6 1 (1.01%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.01%) NAS
6 1 (1.01%) DNS
6 1 (1.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.28%) Oracle Database
2 26 (26.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (20.20%) Relational Database
4 13 (13.13%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.03%) DB2
6 2 (2.02%) MySQL
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.01%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Ant
2 6 (6.06%) Introscope
3 4 (4.04%) Subversion
3 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.02%) JUnit
5 2 (2.02%) Maven
6 1 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.01%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.01%) Mockito
6 1 (1.01%) Selenium
6 1 (1.01%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (21.21%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Banking
3 8 (8.08%) Legal
4 7 (7.07%) Retail
4 7 (7.07%) Publishing
5 4 (4.04%) Automotive
6 2 (2.02%) Games
6 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.02%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (49.49%) Developer
2 35 (35.35%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.16%) Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Consultant
5 9 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Administrator
6 8 (8.08%) Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) CMS Developer
9 3 (3.03%) SharePoint Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.02%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.02%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (2.02%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.40%) WebCenter
2 29 (29.29%) HTML
3 25 (25.25%) JSP
4 19 (19.19%) J2EE
5 15 (15.15%) Spring
6 14 (14.14%) CSS
6 14 (14.14%) REST
7 13 (13.13%) HTML5
7 13 (13.13%) JDBC
8 12 (12.12%) XHTML
8 12 (12.12%) Servlets
8 12 (12.12%) Spring MVC
8 12 (12.12%) Ajax
9 11 (11.11%) Dojo
9 11 (11.11%) XML
10 10 (10.10%) Spring Security
11 6 (6.06%) Web Services
11 6 (6.06%) .NET
12 5 (5.05%) jQuery
12 5 (5.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) User Experience
2 5 (5.05%) Web 2.0
2 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) Online Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.02%) Firmware
4 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.02%) Statistics
4 2 (2.02%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.02%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) iPad
5 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.01%) Open Source
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.21%) Linux
2 19 (19.19%) UNIX
3 12 (12.12%) Windows
4 8 (8.08%) Solaris
5 3 (3.03%) SUSE
6 2 (2.02%) Android
6 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.01%) AIX
7 1 (1.01%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.53%) Content Management
2 45 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.24%) Scrum
4 20 (20.20%) Workflow
5 19 (19.19%) SOA
6 16 (16.16%) RUP
6 16 (16.16%) TDD
7 15 (15.15%) Configuration Management
8 13 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (12.12%) MVC
10 11 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 11 (11.11%) OO
11 9 (9.09%) User Stories
12 8 (8.08%) RAD
12 8 (8.08%) SEO
12 8 (8.08%) Validation
13 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
14 6 (6.06%) Change Management
14 6 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (66.67%) Java
2 29 (29.29%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.13%) SQL
4 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.01%) FQL
5 1 (1.01%) C#
5 1 (1.01%) C++
5 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) SLA
1 2 (2.02%) COBIT
1 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (48.48%) Oracle
2 18 (18.18%) IBM
3 9 (9.09%) Adobe
4 6 (6.06%) Interwoven
4 6 (6.06%) Sitecore
5 5 (5.05%) Endeca
5 5 (5.05%) Vignette
6 4 (4.04%) VMware
6 4 (4.04%) Stellent
6 4 (4.04%) JBoss
6 4 (4.04%) Nintex
7 2 (2.02%) Perforce
7 2 (2.02%) CA
7 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.02%) HP
7 2 (2.02%) Citrix
7 2 (2.02%) Unica
7 2 (2.02%) Alterian
7 2 (2.02%) Ektron
7 2 (2.02%) Eloqua
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