The table below looks at the statistics for Fredhopper skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fredhopper over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SDL Fredhopper
Rank 623 631 637
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Fredhopper 5 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.025% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.12% 0.30% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £500 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 -
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4320 4630 5257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.61% 8.33% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2694 2608 3089
Median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 83 44
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.48 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.12 £52.47 £71.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £39.14 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-41.22% +63.06%

Fredhopper
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Fredhopper as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Fredhopper Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fredhopper
Daily Rate Trend

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

Fredhopper Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Fredhopper
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fredhopper within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 5 £500 +14.28% 1
South East +27 4 £500 +5.26%
Berkshire +12 4 £500 +5.26%
Bracknell +5 4 £500 -
Somerset +23 1 £475 -5.00%
South West +7 1 £475 +7.95%

Fredhopper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Fredhopper also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Fredhopper.

1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) DB2
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Ajax
2 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Commerce Server
2 8 (88.89%) Shell Script
2 8 (88.89%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Splunk
2 8 (88.89%) Worklight
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) AppDynamics
2 8 (88.89%) Mobile First
2 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 8 (88.89%) AIX
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Apache
2 8 (88.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) ATG

Fredhopper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (88.89%) Apache
1 8 (88.89%) Commerce Server
1 8 (88.89%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Informix
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Operations Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) Server Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Ajax
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) Worklight
3 1 (11.11%) EJB
3 1 (11.11%) Flash
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) WSDL
3 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) AIX
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Mobile First
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) DSDM
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) Shell Script
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) AppDynamics
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
1 8 (88.89%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) ATG
2 1 (11.11%) BEA
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) VeriFone
2 1 (11.11%) WorldPay