The first table below looks at the demand for FishEye skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FishEye over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian FishEye
Rank 592 545 574
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +29
Contract jobs citing FishEye 11 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 16
Average daily rate £525 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7045 5495 5884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.26% 11.31% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3484 3429
Average daily rate £375 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £526 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 143 206
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

FishEye
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FishEye within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

FishEye Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FishEye
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FishEye within the UK.

FishEye Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FishEye
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FishEye within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

FishEye Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FishEye
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 FishEye within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 11 £525 +10.52%
London -34 10 £519 +9.21%
City of London -12 3 £575 +4.54%
South West - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Scotland - - - - 2
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

FishEye
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FishEye 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 FishEye.

1 28 (96.55%) JIRA
2 22 (75.86%) Subversion
3 18 (62.07%) Confluence
4 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
5 15 (51.72%) Maven
5 15 (51.72%) Java
6 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
7 13 (44.83%) Atlassian
8 11 (37.93%) UNIX
9 10 (34.48%) Finance
9 10 (34.48%) Linux
9 10 (34.48%) Oracle
9 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
11 8 (27.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
11 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
12 7 (24.14%) MySQL
12 7 (24.14%) Ant
12 7 (24.14%) Perl
12 7 (24.14%) Scrum
12 7 (24.14%) TeamCity
13 6 (20.69%) V-Model
13 6 (20.69%) Kanban
13 6 (20.69%) QA
13 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (20.69%) VMware
13 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
13 6 (20.69%) Python
14 5 (17.24%) RAD

FishEye
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FishEye 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 FishEye. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (62.07%) Confluence
2 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
3 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) VLAN
1 1 (3.45%) NAS
1 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) MySQL
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
4 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.45%) Redis
6 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (96.55%) JIRA
2 22 (75.86%) Subversion
3 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
4 15 (51.72%) Maven
5 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
6 8 (27.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (24.14%) Ant
7 7 (24.14%) TeamCity
8 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
8 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
9 4 (13.79%) Apache Ivy
9 4 (13.79%) Gradle
9 4 (13.79%) Artifactory
9 4 (13.79%) AnthillPro
9 4 (13.79%) Gerrit
9 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (13.79%) Mercurial
10 2 (6.90%) JUnit
11 1 (3.45%) Toad
11 1 (3.45%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Administrator
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Deployment Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Build Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Build and Release Manager
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) J2EE
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) Spring
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) JMS
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) JMX
4 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.45%) JRules
4 1 (3.45%) DAO
4 1 (3.45%) Java EE
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) Ajax
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) Spring Integration
4 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) UNIX
2 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows
4 4 (13.79%) Debian
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
3 7 (24.14%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) V-Model
4 6 (20.69%) Kanban
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) RAD
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) SOA
6 4 (13.79%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) OOP
7 3 (10.34%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Build Automation
8 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL
9 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) Perl
3 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
3 6 (20.69%) Python
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.34%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) C
6 3 (10.34%) Objective-C
7 2 (6.90%) Bourne shell
7 2 (6.90%) C#
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby
8 1 (3.45%) Clojure
8 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) vCloud
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Atlassian
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Progress
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) AccuRev
5 1 (3.45%) Vertica
5 1 (3.45%) Rackspace