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 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
Itk
Rank 582 577 553
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing Itk 13 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% 0.035% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
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£375 £444 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +64.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £444 £270
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +64.35%
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
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%

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 19 December 2014.

Itk Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Itk
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) HL7
2 7 (50.00%) NHS
2 7 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (35.71%) VTK
4 5 (35.71%) C++
4 5 (35.71%) Qt
4 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 4 (28.57%) CMake
6 2 (14.29%) Java
7 1 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) SOAP
7 1 (7.14%) Web Services
7 1 (7.14%) JCAPS
7 1 (7.14%) WinForms
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.14%) JSON
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) REST

Itk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) JCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 4 (28.57%) CMake
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Integration Specialist
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) VTK
2 5 (35.71%) Qt
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) NHS
2 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
1 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
1 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) C
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) HL7
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
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