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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FatWire
Rank 591 543 534
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -9
Contract jobs citing FatWire 22 53 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.10% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.090% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 15
Average daily rate
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£396 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.93% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £289 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £336 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.37% -13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £34.66 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.66 £35.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.66%

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
24523 23898 23573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.72% 45.16% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14392 13365 12566
Average daily rate £390 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £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 1085 1042 1249
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.88 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 -50 22 £396 -0.93% 4
London -18 17 £413 -5.71% 2
City of London 0 5 £413 +5.76%
South East -17 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £338 -
Slough - 1 - -
South West - 1 £338 -

FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 36 (69.23%) Java
2 31 (59.62%) Oracle
3 25 (48.08%) CMS
4 22 (42.31%) WebCenter
5 21 (40.38%) Content Management
6 16 (30.77%) Oracle Database
7 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 14 (26.92%) HTML
7 14 (26.92%) CSS
8 13 (25.00%) SQL
8 13 (25.00%) Adobe
9 12 (23.08%) E-Commerce
9 12 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (21.15%) JSP
11 10 (19.23%) Web Services
11 10 (19.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (15.38%) Linux
12 8 (15.38%) Apache
12 8 (15.38%) J2EE
12 8 (15.38%) Finance
12 8 (15.38%) Spring
12 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (13.46%) Banking
13 7 (13.46%) Degree
13 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
14 6 (11.54%) MVC
14 6 (11.54%) User Experience
14 6 (11.54%) HTML5
15 5 (9.62%) REST
15 5 (9.62%) CSS3

FatWire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 25 (48.08%) CMS
2 10 (19.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (15.38%) Apache
4 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.62%) JBoss
5 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (3.85%) Liferay
7 2 (3.85%) Magnolia
8 1 (1.92%) Drupal
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) WebTrends
2 2 (3.85%) Tridion
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.92%) Taleo
3 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
2 3 (5.77%) SSL
2 3 (5.77%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) SMTP
3 2 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 12 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.85%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.77%) Subversion
2 3 (5.77%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (1.92%) Ant
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
2 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.77%) Legal
5 2 (3.85%) Publishing
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.69%) WebCenter Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Web Producer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (42.31%) WebCenter
2 14 (26.92%) HTML
2 14 (26.92%) CSS
3 11 (21.15%) JSP
4 10 (19.23%) Web Services
5 8 (15.38%) Spring
5 8 (15.38%) J2EE
6 6 (11.54%) HTML5
7 5 (9.62%) Spring MVC
7 5 (9.62%) Spring Security
7 5 (9.62%) jQuery
7 5 (9.62%) REST
7 5 (9.62%) CSS3
8 4 (7.69%) .NET
8 4 (7.69%) Java EE
9 3 (5.77%) Servlets
9 3 (5.77%) JDBC
9 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Handset
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) iPad
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Google Search Appliance
4 1 (1.92%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.92%) W3C
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Content Management
2 12 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.54%) MVC
5 5 (9.62%) Workflow
6 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (7.69%) Analytics
7 3 (5.77%) Garbage Collection
7 3 (5.77%) CRM
7 3 (5.77%) Service Management
7 3 (5.77%) SOA
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL
7 3 (5.77%) Web Analytics
7 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.85%) OO
8 2 (3.85%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.85%) SEO
8 2 (3.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) Java
2 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.92%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Oracle
2 13 (25.00%) Adobe
3 5 (9.62%) Google
4 4 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 4 (7.69%) IBM
4 4 (7.69%) Omniture
5 3 (5.77%) Endeca
5 3 (5.77%) ATG
6 2 (3.85%) hybris
7 1 (1.92%) Brightcove
7 1 (1.92%) Demandware
7 1 (1.92%) Stellent
7 1 (1.92%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
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