The table below looks at the statistics for Gearman skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gearman over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gearman
Rank 593 577 549
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -28
Contract jobs citing Gearman 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.035% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Gearman
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Gearman within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gearman Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Gearman
Daily Rate Trend

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

Gearman Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Gearman
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gearman within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Leeds - - - -
London - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
England - - - - 2

Gearman
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Gearman 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 Gearman.

1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Zend
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) PHP5
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Doctrine
4 2 (40.00%) Behat
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Memcached
4 2 (40.00%) Symfony
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) LAMP
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Access

Gearman
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Gearman 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 Gearman. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Behat
2 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Webistrano
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Doctrine
2 2 (40.00%) Memcached
2 2 (40.00%) Symfony
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Smarty
3 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Social Network
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Vertical Search
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PHP5
4 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Zend
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft