The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Kindle in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kindle over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Kindle
Rank 565 558 562
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Kindle 48 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.036% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £326 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.26% -13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £306 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £17.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £17.38

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17915 16605 16550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.69% 31.66% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11249 10379 9689
Average daily rate £413 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 675 807
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.02 £21.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% -15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Kindle
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kindle within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Kindle Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Kindle
Daily Rate Trend

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

Kindle Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Kindle
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kindle within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Kindle Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Kindle
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Kindle within the UK.

Kindle Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Kindle
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kindle within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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 0 46 £425 +30.26% 40
London +3 20 £425 +18.88% 13
City of London +19 13 £425 +18.05% 11
Cambridgeshire - 10 £525 - 4
East of England - 10 £525 - 10
Yorkshire - 8 £350 -
Cambridge - 8 £175 - 3
South East -17 4 - - 17
Berkshire +13 3 - - 2
Peterborough - 2 £525 - 1
Scotland - 2 £338 -
Southampton -8 1 - - 7
Hampshire -14 1 - - 14
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
Norfolk - - - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 1

Kindle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kindle 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 Kindle.

1 96 (91.43%) ISO 9001
2 30 (28.57%) ITIL
3 28 (26.67%) Finance
3 28 (26.67%) Publishing
4 26 (24.76%) HTML
4 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (21.90%) CSS
6 21 (20.00%) Windows
7 18 (17.14%) Citrix
7 18 (17.14%) Banking
8 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (16.19%) Scrum
8 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
8 17 (16.19%) Oracle
9 16 (15.24%) PRINCE2
9 16 (15.24%) Cisco
9 16 (15.24%) Project Management
9 16 (15.24%) XenServer
10 15 (14.29%) WatchGuard
10 15 (14.29%) VLAN
10 15 (14.29%) Firewall
10 15 (14.29%) VoIP
10 15 (14.29%) SQL
11 14 (13.33%) jQuery
11 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
12 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
13 12 (11.43%) XML
14 10 (9.52%) OOP
14 10 (9.52%) .NET
14 10 (9.52%) C#

Kindle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kindle 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 Kindle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (5.71%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.81%) Drupal
4 3 (2.86%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.95%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.95%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.95%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.81%) MS Project
2 4 (3.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.90%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.95%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.29%) VoIP
1 15 (14.29%) Firewall
1 15 (14.29%) VLAN
2 6 (5.71%) Intranet
3 3 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (0.95%) WAN
4 1 (0.95%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.95%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) SQLite
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.95%) Big Data
4 1 (0.95%) MarkLogic
4 1 (0.95%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 8 (7.62%) JIRA
2 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.86%) Xcode
3 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.90%) JUnit
4 2 (1.90%) Selenium
5 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.95%) Calabash
General
1 28 (26.67%) Finance
1 28 (26.67%) Publishing
2 18 (17.14%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (20.95%) Developer
2 18 (17.14%) Analyst
3 15 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 15 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (12.38%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.57%) Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
7 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Software Development Project Manager
9 4 (3.81%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Software Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Software Development Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Development Project Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Software Project Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.76%) HTML
2 23 (21.90%) CSS
3 14 (13.33%) jQuery
4 12 (11.43%) XML
5 10 (9.52%) .NET
6 8 (7.62%) HTML5
6 8 (7.62%) REST
6 8 (7.62%) CSS3
7 7 (6.67%) Middleware
8 6 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
8 6 (5.71%) ADO.NET
9 4 (3.81%) CAML
9 4 (3.81%) SOAP
9 4 (3.81%) Web Services
9 4 (3.81%) WSDL
9 4 (3.81%) XSD
9 4 (3.81%) XSLT
10 3 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (2.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) PMI
2 5 (4.76%) Fixed Income
2 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.86%) Derivative
5 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.95%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.95%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.95%) iPhone
6 1 (0.95%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.00%) Windows
2 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.57%) UNIX
4 6 (5.71%) Linux
5 4 (3.81%) Android
5 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) ITIL
2 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.19%) Scrum
4 16 (15.24%) PRINCE2
4 16 (15.24%) Project Management
5 10 (9.52%) OOP
6 9 (8.57%) Migration
6 9 (8.57%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.62%) Project Planning
8 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.67%) Code Coverage
9 6 (5.71%) Asset Management
9 6 (5.71%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.71%) Document Management
9 6 (5.71%) MVC
9 6 (5.71%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.81%) Change Management
11 4 (3.81%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
2 15 (14.29%) SQL
3 10 (9.52%) C#
4 7 (6.67%) PHP
5 6 (5.71%) Java
6 5 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.81%) Perl
8 3 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.95%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.95%) C
9 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.62%) Degree
3 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.71%) PMP
3 6 (5.71%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.90%) MCSE
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.95%) CCNA
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (91.43%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.24%) XenServer
2 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.81%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (3.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (17.14%) Citrix
2 17 (16.19%) Oracle
3 16 (15.24%) Cisco
4 15 (14.29%) WatchGuard
5 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.71%) Lotus
6 6 (5.71%) Remedy
7 4 (3.81%) TIBCO
7 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.81%) BMC
7 4 (3.81%) IBM
7 4 (3.81%) Sybase
8 3 (2.86%) VMware
9 2 (1.90%) Calypso
9 2 (1.90%) HP
9 2 (1.90%) Apple
9 2 (1.90%) Charles River
10 1 (0.95%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.95%) Adobe
10 1 (0.95%) Murex
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