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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian FishEye
Rank 596 604 569
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Contract jobs citing FishEye 30 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.015% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.11% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 10
Average daily rate £550 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £244 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £543 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £273 £400
% change year-on-year
+37.61% -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
7597 7025 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.77% 13.57% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 4715 3786
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 127 130
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £25.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.89 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 10 February 2016.

FishEye Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FishEye
Hourly Rate Trend

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

FishEye Hourly Rate Trend 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 26 £550 +83.33%
London +21 19 £550 +1.38%
West Midlands -11 4 £350 +28.44%
City of London - 4 £573 -
Scotland - 4 £375 -
South East - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £375 -
Docklands, London - 1 £623 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -

FishEye
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 49 (85.96%) JIRA
2 46 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (63.16%) Confluence
4 30 (52.63%) Git (software)
4 30 (52.63%) Atlassian
5 28 (49.12%) Java
6 27 (47.37%) Subversion
7 24 (42.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (42.11%) Jenkins
7 24 (42.11%) DevOps
8 20 (35.09%) Linux
9 19 (33.33%) Apache
9 19 (33.33%) Unix
9 19 (33.33%) Windows
9 19 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (31.58%) SQL
10 18 (31.58%) TeamCity
10 18 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
11 17 (29.82%) JBoss
12 16 (28.07%) Configuration Management
12 16 (28.07%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (26.32%) Puppet
14 14 (24.56%) Mentoring
14 14 (24.56%) Tomcat
15 13 (22.81%) PVCS
15 13 (22.81%) HTML
15 13 (22.81%) ClearCase
16 12 (21.05%) Perl

FishEye
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 36 (63.16%) Confluence
2 19 (33.33%) Apache
3 17 (29.82%) JBoss
4 14 (24.56%) Tomcat
5 7 (12.28%) Jetty
5 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
6 6 (10.53%) Node.js
7 4 (7.02%) nginx
8 3 (5.26%) OpenStack
8 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
9 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
9 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.75%) Mule
10 1 (1.75%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 18 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.53%) GitHub
4 4 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Firewall
2 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.02%) DMZ
3 4 (7.02%) VPN
4 2 (3.51%) Internet
5 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) MySQL
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.02%) DB2
3 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.02%) Triplestore
4 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) Redis
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (85.96%) JIRA
2 30 (52.63%) Git (software)
3 27 (47.37%) Subversion
4 24 (42.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 24 (42.11%) Jenkins
5 19 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 18 (31.58%) TeamCity
7 13 (22.81%) ClearCase
7 13 (22.81%) PVCS
8 12 (21.05%) GitLab
9 11 (19.30%) Maven
10 9 (15.79%) ClearQuest
10 9 (15.79%) JIRA Agile
11 8 (14.04%) Selenium
12 7 (12.28%) JUnit
13 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
14 5 (8.77%) Gradle
14 5 (8.77%) IntelliJ
15 4 (7.02%) Artifactory
15 4 (7.02%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Games
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.04%) DevOps Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Release Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Change and Release Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Change Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Java Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) HTML Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) HTML
2 11 (19.30%) jQuery
3 9 (15.79%) .NET
3 9 (15.79%) REST
4 8 (14.04%) HTML5
4 8 (14.04%) J2EE
4 8 (14.04%) Java EE
4 8 (14.04%) Spring
5 7 (12.28%) CSS
5 7 (12.28%) Grails
6 6 (10.53%) LAMP
7 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
7 5 (8.77%) Web Services
8 4 (7.02%) EJB
8 4 (7.02%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (7.02%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (7.02%) Struts
9 3 (5.26%) JMS
9 3 (5.26%) JSON
9 3 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (7.02%) Ontologies
1 4 (7.02%) Tandem
2 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.26%) Online Games
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Linux
2 19 (33.33%) Unix
2 19 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (15.79%) CentOS
4 6 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.02%) Mac OS
6 4 (7.02%) Solaris
7 3 (5.26%) AIX
7 3 (5.26%) SUSE
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.51%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) DevOps
3 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (28.07%) Configuration Management
5 14 (24.56%) Mentoring
6 11 (19.30%) Change Management
6 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
7 9 (15.79%) Release Management
8 8 (14.04%) TDD
9 7 (12.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (10.53%) Scrum
10 6 (10.53%) SDLC
11 5 (8.77%) BDD
11 5 (8.77%) Open Source
11 5 (8.77%) Quality Management
12 4 (7.02%) Analytics
12 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
12 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Performance Testing
13 3 (5.26%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) Java
2 18 (31.58%) SQL
3 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.05%) Perl
5 9 (15.79%) Python
6 7 (12.28%) C++
6 7 (12.28%) Groovy
7 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.53%) PHP
7 6 (10.53%) Ruby
8 5 (8.77%) C
9 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.51%) C#
10 2 (3.51%) SPARQL
10 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Docker
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.02%) vCloud
4 2 (3.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (28.07%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (26.32%) Puppet
3 4 (7.02%) HAProxy
3 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (5.26%) Packer
4 3 (5.26%) vRealize
5 2 (3.51%) logstash
5 2 (3.51%) yum
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Atlassian
2 11 (19.30%) Splunk
3 9 (15.79%) AppDynamics
3 9 (15.79%) New Relic
3 9 (15.79%) VMware
4 8 (14.04%) Oracle
5 7 (12.28%) Rally
6 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.02%) BMC
7 4 (7.02%) Google
7 4 (7.02%) HP
7 4 (7.02%) Sonatype
7 4 (7.02%) Sun
8 3 (5.26%) IBM
8 3 (5.26%) Perforce
9 2 (3.51%) InterSystems
9 2 (3.51%) Rackspace
9 2 (3.51%) SaltStack