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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FatWire over the 3 months to 6 May 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FatWire
Rank 621 597 580
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Contract jobs citing FatWire 20 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.063% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 13
Median daily rate £500 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.41

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
24663 25266 24466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.37% 45.16% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15181 14387 13824
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 791 1124 1058
Median hourly rate £19.62 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.04% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.52 £42.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

FatWire
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FatWire as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FatWire within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -39 20 £500 +17.64% 2
South East 0 16 £500 -
West Sussex - 8 £500 -
Crawley - 7 £500 -
Berkshire +2 5 £550 -
Bracknell - 3 £556 -
East of England +5 2 £400 -5.88%
Essex 0 2 £400 -5.88%
London -35 2 £438 -11.39% 2
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FatWire also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FatWire.

1 19 (79.17%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) CMS
3 15 (62.50%) Content Management
4 14 (58.33%) HTML
5 13 (54.17%) CSS
6 12 (50.00%) JSP
6 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (41.67%) SQL
7 10 (41.67%) jQuery
8 7 (29.17%) Apache Flex
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle
8 7 (29.17%) Photoshop
8 7 (29.17%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) SOA
9 6 (25.00%) J2EE
10 5 (20.83%) WebCenter
11 4 (16.67%) High Availability
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (16.67%) DevOps
11 4 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (16.67%) UML
11 4 (16.67%) Middleware
11 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (16.67%) Endeca
11 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
12 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
12 3 (12.50%) SEO
12 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce

FatWire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (70.83%) CMS
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Alfresco
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) CoreMedia CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Documentum
4 1 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.17%) Liferay
4 1 (4.17%) Magnolia
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) AccuRev
1 2 (8.33%) Ant
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Gradle
1 2 (8.33%) JUnit
1 2 (8.33%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.17%) Introscope
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) CMS Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Content Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) WebCenter Architect
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) HTML
2 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 12 (50.00%) JSP
4 10 (41.67%) jQuery
5 7 (29.17%) Apache Flex
6 6 (25.00%) J2EE
7 5 (20.83%) WebCenter
8 4 (16.67%) Middleware
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (8.33%) Ajax
9 2 (8.33%) HTML5
9 2 (8.33%) LESS
9 2 (8.33%) Sass
9 2 (8.33%) Web Services
9 2 (8.33%) XHTML
9 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
1 2 (8.33%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Content Management
2 6 (25.00%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) High Availability
3 4 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) UML
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) Open Source
4 3 (12.50%) SEO
5 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Contact Management
5 2 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) RAD
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Endeca
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Adobe
4 2 (8.33%) CA
4 2 (8.33%) Google
4 2 (8.33%) Omniture
4 2 (8.33%) Rally
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Interwoven
5 1 (4.17%) Percussion
5 1 (4.17%) RedDot
5 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.17%) Vignette