The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank 530 524 552
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Contract jobs citing FatWire 58 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.076% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 19
Average daily rate
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£435 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £345 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £338
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £38.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £34.35 £35.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £43.95 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £38.86
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.49%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25024 24051 26881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.04% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13872 13054 13605
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1195 1394
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%

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 30 July 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 8 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 30 July 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 -11 56 £435 -3.33% 3
London +32 37 £450 - 3
City of London +17 6 £420 -6.66%
South East -11 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -

FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (64.13%) Java
2 46 (50.00%) CMS
3 44 (47.83%) Content Management
4 35 (38.04%) Oracle
5 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
5 30 (32.61%) WebCenter
6 29 (31.52%) HTML
7 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (23.91%) JSP
8 21 (22.83%) UNIX
8 21 (22.83%) Oracle Database
9 19 (20.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (20.65%) Linux
9 19 (20.65%) SOA
9 19 (20.65%) Scrum
10 18 (19.57%) Workflow
10 18 (19.57%) Finance
10 18 (19.57%) J2EE
11 17 (18.48%) SQL
11 17 (18.48%) IBM
11 17 (18.48%) Relational Database
12 16 (17.39%) RUP
13 15 (16.30%) CSS
13 15 (16.30%) Spring
13 15 (16.30%) WebSphere
13 15 (16.30%) Adobe CQ
13 15 (16.30%) REST
14 14 (15.22%) HTML5
15 12 (13.04%) Ajax
15 12 (13.04%) TDD

FatWire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 46 (50.00%) CMS
2 15 (16.30%) WebSphere
2 15 (16.30%) Adobe CQ
3 12 (13.04%) Apache
4 10 (10.87%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (9.78%) Tomcat
6 7 (7.61%) Liferay
7 6 (6.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
7 6 (6.52%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (4.35%) Alfresco
8 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
8 4 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (3.26%) Documentum
9 3 (3.26%) IIS
10 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
10 2 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Tridion
2 1 (1.09%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) Intranet
2 9 (9.78%) Internet
3 4 (4.35%) HTTP
3 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.35%) Firewall
3 4 (4.35%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.17%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.17%) LAN
4 2 (2.17%) WAN
5 1 (1.09%) SAN
5 1 (1.09%) Broadband
5 1 (1.09%) DNS
5 1 (1.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) Oracle Database
2 19 (20.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (18.48%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.87%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.35%) MySQL
6 3 (3.26%) DB2
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.09%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Ant
2 5 (5.43%) JUnit
3 4 (4.35%) Selenium
3 4 (4.35%) Mockito
3 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.35%) Introscope
4 3 (3.26%) JIRA
5 2 (2.17%) Subversion
5 2 (2.17%) Maven
5 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.09%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (19.57%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
2 8 (8.70%) Legal
3 6 (6.52%) Publishing
4 5 (5.43%) Retail
5 4 (4.35%) Marketing
5 4 (4.35%) Automotive
5 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.17%) Games
7 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (43.48%) Developer
2 26 (28.26%) Java Developer
3 18 (19.57%) Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) Consultant
5 9 (9.78%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Architect
9 2 (2.17%) Development Consultant
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (2.17%) CMS Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.61%) WebCenter
2 29 (31.52%) HTML
3 22 (23.91%) JSP
4 18 (19.57%) J2EE
5 15 (16.30%) CSS
5 15 (16.30%) Spring
5 15 (16.30%) REST
6 14 (15.22%) HTML5
7 12 (13.04%) Ajax
7 12 (13.04%) XHTML
8 11 (11.96%) XML
9 10 (10.87%) JDBC
9 10 (10.87%) Servlets
10 9 (9.78%) Dojo
10 9 (9.78%) Spring Security
11 8 (8.70%) jQuery
11 8 (8.70%) Spring MVC
11 8 (8.70%) SOAP
12 7 (7.61%) Struts
13 6 (6.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.43%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.26%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.26%) Statistics
3 3 (3.26%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.09%) Social Media
5 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.09%) Open Source
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) UNIX
2 19 (20.65%) Linux
3 12 (13.04%) Windows
4 8 (8.70%) Solaris
5 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.17%) Android
5 2 (2.17%) AIX
6 1 (1.09%) zOS
6 1 (1.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.83%) Content Management
2 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.65%) SOA
3 19 (20.65%) Scrum
4 18 (19.57%) Workflow
5 16 (17.39%) RUP
6 12 (13.04%) TDD
6 12 (13.04%) OO
6 12 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 10 (10.87%) SEO
8 9 (9.78%) Unit Testing
8 9 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.78%) User Stories
9 8 (8.70%) RAD
9 8 (8.70%) MVC
9 8 (8.70%) Validation
10 6 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (6.52%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.52%) Change Management
10 6 (6.52%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (64.13%) Java
2 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.48%) SQL
4 1 (1.09%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) C++
4 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.09%) FQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) COBIT
2 3 (3.26%) SLA
3 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.17%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (38.04%) Oracle
2 17 (18.48%) IBM
3 9 (9.78%) Adobe
3 9 (9.78%) Endeca
4 6 (6.52%) Sitecore
4 6 (6.52%) Interwoven
5 5 (5.43%) Vignette
6 4 (4.35%) Stellent
6 4 (4.35%) Nintex
7 3 (3.26%) Perforce
8 2 (2.17%) Unica
8 2 (2.17%) Alterian
8 2 (2.17%) Eloqua
8 2 (2.17%) Facebook
8 2 (2.17%) Twitter
8 2 (2.17%) Neolane
8 2 (2.17%) Ektron
8 2 (2.17%) JBoss
8 2 (2.17%) Citrix
8 2 (2.17%) VMware
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