The first table below looks at the demand for MediaWiki skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MediaWiki over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Application Platforms 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MediaWiki
Rank 584 - 576
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MediaWiki 10 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% - 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.10% - 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate
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£425 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9665 8688 9870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.66% 17.00% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5699 4963 5630
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 423 443
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

MediaWiki
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MediaWiki Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MediaWiki
Daily Rate Trend

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

MediaWiki Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MediaWiki
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MediaWiki Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MediaWiki
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MediaWiki within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 - 9 £425 -
South West - 8 £425 -
Bristol - 7 £425 -
Woking - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -

MediaWiki
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MediaWiki 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 MediaWiki.

1 14 (100.00%) Perl
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Apache
1 14 (100.00%) Samba
2 13 (92.86%) Debian
2 13 (92.86%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Subversion
2 13 (92.86%) Ruby
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (92.86%) OSPF
2 13 (92.86%) BGP
2 13 (92.86%) EIGRP
2 13 (92.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) IPsec
2 13 (92.86%) LAMP
2 13 (92.86%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) MySQL
2 13 (92.86%) LDAP
2 13 (92.86%) Data Modelling
2 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 13 (92.86%) WAN
2 13 (92.86%) VPN
2 13 (92.86%) IPv6
2 13 (92.86%) Citrix

MediaWiki
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MediaWiki 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 MediaWiki. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (100.00%) Apache
2 13 (92.86%) nginx
2 13 (92.86%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) OSPF
1 13 (92.86%) BGP
1 13 (92.86%) EIGRP
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
1 13 (92.86%) IPsec
1 13 (92.86%) Network Security
1 13 (92.86%) LDAP
1 13 (92.86%) LAN
1 13 (92.86%) WAN
1 13 (92.86%) VPN
1 13 (92.86%) IPv6
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (7.14%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) MySQL
1 13 (92.86%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (92.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Subversion
1 13 (92.86%) JIRA
1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
1 13 (92.86%) Hudson
1 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) Zend Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Wiki
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (92.86%) Debian
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) Ubuntu
4 7 (50.00%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Data Modelling
1 13 (92.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (92.86%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (92.86%) Capacity Planning
1 13 (92.86%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Perl
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) Ruby
2 13 (92.86%) Bash Shell
2 13 (92.86%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Samba
2 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (92.86%) Postfix
2 13 (92.86%) XenServer
3 1 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) ZABBIX
1 13 (92.86%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Zend