The first table below looks at the demand for Lisp skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lisp over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lisp
Rank 580 554 582
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Contract jobs citing Lisp 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.038% 0.011% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20792 17589 21064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.91% 36.80% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13463 10809 12441
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 633 742
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%

Lisp
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lisp Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lisp
Daily Rate Trend

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

Lisp Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lisp
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lisp within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Lisp Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lisp
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Lisp Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lisp
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 Lisp within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -30 7 £700 - 4
London - 4 £700 - 2
City of London - 3 £700 -
South West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Leeds - - - - 1

Lisp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Lisp 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 Lisp.

1 6 (54.55%) Scala
2 5 (45.45%) Kanban
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Haskell
4 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (18.18%) Akka
5 2 (18.18%) ALGOL
5 2 (18.18%) Clojure
5 2 (18.18%) Akamai
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Erlang
5 2 (18.18%) Blog
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Back Office
5 2 (18.18%) ProC
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Linux

Lisp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Lisp 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 Lisp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Heroku
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) KDB
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) HBase
3 1 (9.09%) Redis
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ProC
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Back Office
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Scala Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Akka
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) CORBA
2 1 (9.09%) Xerces
2 1 (9.09%) Xalan
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) wxWidgets
2 1 (9.09%) Ehcache
2 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
2 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blog
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) New Media
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) SUSE
2 1 (9.09%) Debian
2 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) OpenSolaris
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) Kanban
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
3 2 (18.18%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) ATDD
4 1 (9.09%) CQRS
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Scala
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Haskell
4 2 (18.18%) Erlang
4 2 (18.18%) ALGOL
4 2 (18.18%) Clojure
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Korn
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) R
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C-shell
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) Snort
1 1 (9.09%) Squid
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) qmail
1 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (9.09%) OpenSSH
1 1 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Murex
1 2 (18.18%) Calypso
1 2 (18.18%) Fidessa
1 2 (18.18%) Akamai
2 1 (9.09%) Facebook
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Nokia
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Tripwire
2 1 (9.09%) Fortinet