The table below looks at the statistics for MonkeyTalk skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MonkeyTalk over the 3 months to 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CloudMonkey MonkeyTalk (formerly FoneMonkey)
Rank - - 553
Contract jobs citing MonkeyTalk 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £359
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

MonkeyTalk
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MonkeyTalk Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MonkeyTalk
Daily Rate Trend

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

MonkeyTalk Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MonkeyTalk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MonkeyTalk 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 MonkeyTalk.

1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) iBeacon
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery

MonkeyTalk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef