The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian FishEye
Rank 576 534 532
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -2
Contract jobs citing FishEye 7 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.039% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 7
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£300 £475 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -14.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-31.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6956 5731 5279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.63% 11.90% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4711 3622 3276
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 126 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.05 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 2015.

FishEye Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FishEye
Top 13 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 30 January 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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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 -28 7 £300 -38.46% 3
London -16 4 £543 +14.21% 3
Stirling - - - -
Wells - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Dundee - - - -

FishEye
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) JIRA
3 11 (73.33%) Confluence
4 8 (53.33%) DevOps
4 8 (53.33%) Atlassian
4 8 (53.33%) TeamCity
4 8 (53.33%) Subversion
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (33.33%) Ruby
8 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (26.67%) C++
8 4 (26.67%) Perl
8 4 (26.67%) Python
9 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) JBehave
9 3 (20.00%) Splunk
10 2 (13.33%) Maven
10 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
10 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (13.33%) VisualVM
10 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (13.33%) Online Games
10 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Jetty
10 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
10 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center

FishEye
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) Confluence
2 2 (13.33%) Jetty
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) JIRA
2 8 (53.33%) TeamCity
2 8 (53.33%) Subversion
3 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) JBehave
6 2 (13.33%) Maven
6 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (13.33%) VisualVM
6 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
6 2 (13.33%) GitLab
7 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (13.33%) Online Games
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Code Coverage
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (20.00%) Splunk
3 2 (13.33%) Perforce
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
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