The table below looks at the statistics for Metaprogramming skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Metaprogramming over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metaprogramming
Rank 582 - 519
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Metaprogramming 5 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% - 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% - 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39961 37976 33183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.00% 74.83% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25156 22879 19730
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1143 1185
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Metaprogramming
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Metaprogramming within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Metaprogramming Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Metaprogramming
Daily Rate Trend

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

Metaprogramming Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Metaprogramming
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Metaprogramming Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Metaprogramming
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Metaprogramming within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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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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
South East - 1 - -
England - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Reading - - - -
Ross-on-Wye - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -

Metaprogramming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Metaprogramming 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 Metaprogramming.

1 4 (80.00%) Ab Initio
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Korn
1 4 (80.00%) Resource Management
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
1 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Parallel Processing
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (40.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (40.00%) Markit EDM
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) ActionScript
2 2 (40.00%) Control-M
2 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (40.00%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking

Metaprogramming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Metaprogramming 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 Metaprogramming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) DB2 UDB
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Resource Management
1 4 (80.00%) Parallel Processing
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (80.00%) Korn
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Ab Initio