The table below looks at the statistics for Itk skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Itk over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Itk
Rank 614 614 592
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs citing Itk 16 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.013% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
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£425 £331 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -24.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £438
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -31.42%
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
16432 15759 15480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.87% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 10009 9954
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 215 266
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Itk
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Itk Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Itk
Daily Rate Trend

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

Itk Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Itk
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Itk within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Itk Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Itk
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Itk within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Aberdeen - 9 £450 -
Scotland - 9 £450 -
England -5 7 £425 +28.30%
Yorkshire -23 3 £425 +41.66%
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £450 -
North East - 2 £450 -
South West - 2 - -

Itk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Itk 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 Itk.

1 18 (69.23%) C++
2 17 (65.38%) C
2 17 (65.38%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) CAD
2 17 (65.38%) PLM
2 17 (65.38%) Teamcenter
3 16 (61.54%) SOA
3 16 (61.54%) HTML
3 16 (61.54%) XML
4 15 (57.69%) XSL
4 15 (57.69%) XSLT
5 14 (53.85%) Workflow
6 13 (50.00%) Web Services
7 12 (46.15%) SQL
8 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 10 (38.46%) DHTML
8 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
9 9 (34.62%) AutoCAD
9 9 (34.62%) webMethods
9 9 (34.62%) Tcl
9 9 (34.62%) UNIX
9 9 (34.62%) Windows
9 9 (34.62%) XPath
9 9 (34.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (34.62%) Siemens NX
10 8 (30.77%) Validation
11 7 (26.92%) Swing
11 7 (26.92%) Thin Client
11 7 (26.92%) Siemens

Itk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Itk 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 Itk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) AutoCAD
1 9 (34.62%) Siemens NX
2 5 (19.23%) CATIA
3 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.85%) MS Office
4 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Teamcenter
2 4 (15.38%) SAP MM
2 4 (15.38%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.85%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Architect
2 12 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.54%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Support
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SAP P2P Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) XML
1 16 (61.54%) HTML
2 15 (57.69%) XSL
2 15 (57.69%) XSLT
3 13 (50.00%) Web Services
4 10 (38.46%) DHTML
5 7 (26.92%) Swing
6 4 (15.38%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Thin Client
1 7 (26.92%) Fat Client
2 5 (19.23%) NHS
3 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
3 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.54%) User Experience
4 3 (11.54%) PMI
4 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) UNIX
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) CAD
1 17 (65.38%) PLM
2 16 (61.54%) SOA
3 14 (53.85%) Workflow
4 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
5 9 (34.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (30.77%) Validation
7 5 (19.23%) ERP
8 4 (15.38%) Data Management
8 4 (15.38%) Information Management
8 4 (15.38%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (15.38%) Workflow Management
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (11.54%) Line Management
9 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
10 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
11 1 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C++
2 17 (65.38%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) C
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 9 (34.62%) Tcl
5 9 (34.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) HL7
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) webMethods
2 7 (26.92%) Siemens
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Tableau
4 4 (15.38%) Ariba
4 4 (15.38%) SAP
4 4 (15.38%) OpenText
5 3 (11.54%) InterSystems
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle