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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian FishEye
Rank 614 577 584
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +7
Contract jobs citing FishEye 3 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.025% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.041% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 10
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£475 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £413 £365
% change year-on-year
- +13.01%
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
7260 6249 6360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.69% 11.86% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4830 4042 3532
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 125 237
Average hourly rate £37.65 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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
Top 16 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 1 October 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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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 3 £475 -5.00% 1
London 0 2 £475 -5.00% 1
South East - 1 - -
South West - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wells - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

FishEye
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (75.00%) JIRA
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Confluence
4 5 (41.67%) Maven
5 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (25.00%) Build Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Ant
6 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (25.00%) Ruby
6 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS

FishEye
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (8.33%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) JIRA
2 5 (41.67%) Maven
3 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Ant
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (16.67%) JUnit
6 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (8.33%) VisualVM
6 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (8.33%) Toad
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Build Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Java EE
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
1 2 (16.67%) JRules
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) MCollective
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Online Games
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Code Coverage
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) JBoss
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) ILOG
4 1 (8.33%) Perforce
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