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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Itk
Rank 618 585 565
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -20
Contract jobs citing Itk 5 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.016% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.035% 0.059% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Average daily rate - £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £525
% change year-on-year
- -28.57%
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
14367 13635 13340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.35% 26.66% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9935 9078 8335
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 196 272
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £20.37 £15.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Top 11 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 4 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Itk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) SOA
2 9 (81.82%) CAD
2 9 (81.82%) PLM
2 9 (81.82%) Teamcenter
3 8 (72.73%) C
3 8 (72.73%) C++
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) XSL
3 8 (72.73%) XSLT
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) ERP
4 6 (54.55%) Tableau
4 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (54.55%) Siemens NX
5 5 (45.45%) Subversion
5 5 (45.45%) Document Management
5 5 (45.45%) Siemens
5 5 (45.45%) Swing
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
6 4 (36.36%) Primavera
6 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
6 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (36.36%) Workflow
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) BigMachines
7 3 (27.27%) XPath

Itk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Siemens NX
2 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
3 3 (27.27%) PTC Creo
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (9.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (9.09%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Teamcenter
2 4 (36.36%) BigMachines
2 4 (36.36%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DTS
1 1 (9.09%) Hazelcast
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Process Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Solution Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) XML
1 8 (72.73%) XSL
1 8 (72.73%) XSLT
2 5 (45.45%) Swing
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) DHTML
5 2 (18.18%) JMS
6 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
6 1 (9.09%) Apache Tika
6 1 (9.09%) J2EE
6 1 (9.09%) JMX
6 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) CAD
1 9 (81.82%) PLM
1 9 (81.82%) SOA
2 6 (54.55%) ERP
3 5 (45.45%) Document Management
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
4 4 (36.36%) Workflow
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Microservices
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) C
2 8 (72.73%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Tcl
4 3 (27.27%) XPath
5 1 (9.09%) Ada
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Tableau
2 5 (45.45%) Siemens
3 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) webMethods
5 1 (9.09%) Ariba
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) TIBCO