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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Itk
Rank 588 590 552
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -38
Contract jobs citing Itk 12 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.080% 0.033% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 £425
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -32.35%
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
15010 14998 13126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.89% 27.53% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9741 9785 8213
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 216 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 May 2015.

Itk Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Itk
Top 8 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 1 May 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
England -6 7 £425 -5.55%
Tyne and Wear - 4 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 - -
North East - 4 - -
London -4 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
North West - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -

Itk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (56.52%) XML
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
4 8 (34.78%) SAP
4 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) HL7
5 7 (30.43%) HTML
5 7 (30.43%) C
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) Ariba
6 6 (26.09%) NHS
6 6 (26.09%) CAD
6 6 (26.09%) PLM
6 6 (26.09%) Teamcenter
7 5 (21.74%) Data Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Siemens
7 5 (21.74%) Workflow
7 5 (21.74%) XSL
7 5 (21.74%) XSLT
7 5 (21.74%) ERP
7 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 5 (21.74%) SOA
7 5 (21.74%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (21.74%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (17.39%) Swing
8 4 (17.39%) Windows

Itk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (17.39%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Windchill
2 1 (4.35%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Teamcenter
2 4 (17.39%) SAP MM
2 4 (17.39%) SAP ERP
3 1 (4.35%) SAP SRM
3 1 (4.35%) ENOVIA
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.35%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) CMake
4 1 (4.35%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (4.35%) Military
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Integration Specialist
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) XML
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) XSL
4 5 (21.74%) XSLT
5 4 (17.39%) Swing
5 4 (17.39%) SAP Business Workflow
6 3 (13.04%) Qt
6 3 (13.04%) VTK
6 3 (13.04%) SOAP
7 2 (8.70%) DHTML
7 2 (8.70%) JMS
8 1 (4.35%) WinForms
8 1 (4.35%) JSON
8 1 (4.35%) RESTful
8 1 (4.35%) REST
8 1 (4.35%) Java RMI
8 1 (4.35%) CORBA
8 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
2 6 (26.09%) NHS
3 5 (21.74%) Data Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.04%) User Experience
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
7 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (4.35%) DTV
7 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) CAD
1 6 (26.09%) PLM
2 5 (21.74%) Workflow
2 5 (21.74%) ERP
2 5 (21.74%) SOA
2 5 (21.74%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (17.39%) Information Management
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) PDM
6 1 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) C++
3 7 (30.43%) C
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) XPath
6 1 (4.35%) Tcl
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) HL7
2 1 (4.35%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) SAP
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Ariba
3 5 (21.74%) Siemens
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Tableau
4 4 (17.39%) OpenText
5 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.35%) PTC
6 1 (4.35%) webMethods
6 1 (4.35%) InterSystems
6 1 (4.35%) Blue Prism