The first table below looks at the demand for Mustache skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mustache over the 3 months to 25 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mustache
Rank 563 558 580
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Contract jobs citing Mustache 30 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.020% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.070% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 3
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£500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15077 14208 14854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.84% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9714 9035 9071
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 296 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%

Mustache
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mustache within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Mustache Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mustache
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mustache Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mustache
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mustache within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Mustache Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mustache
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mustache within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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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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 -8 30 £500 +11.11% 5
London +20 27 £500 +11.11% 5
City of London +27 12 £500 +100.00% 2
South East - 1 £315 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £315 -
Scotland - - - - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1

Mustache
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mustache 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 Mustache.

1 62 (93.94%) Sass
2 53 (80.30%) Java
3 52 (78.79%) Node.js
4 45 (68.18%) JavaScript
5 44 (66.67%) HTML
5 44 (66.67%) CSS
6 42 (63.64%) Subversion
6 42 (63.64%) Git (software)
7 38 (57.58%) Responsive Web Design
8 35 (53.03%) TDD
9 33 (50.00%) Web Design
10 30 (45.45%) Linux
11 29 (43.94%) UNIX
12 24 (36.36%) Mac OS X
12 24 (36.36%) Web Development
12 24 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (36.36%) Relational Database
13 23 (34.85%) Ruby
13 23 (34.85%) Web Services
14 22 (33.33%) XML
14 22 (33.33%) SQL
14 22 (33.33%) Grunt
15 21 (31.82%) .NET
15 21 (31.82%) Selenium
16 20 (30.30%) WATIR
16 20 (30.30%) Test Automation
16 20 (30.30%) Sahi
16 20 (30.30%) Open Source
16 20 (30.30%) Cucumber
16 20 (30.30%) QuickTest Pro

Mustache
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mustache 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 Mustache. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 52 (78.79%) Node.js
2 3 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.52%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) osCommerce
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (63.64%) Subversion
1 42 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 22 (33.33%) Grunt
3 21 (31.82%) Selenium
4 20 (30.30%) WATIR
4 20 (30.30%) Sahi
4 20 (30.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 20 (30.30%) Cucumber
5 13 (19.70%) Jasmine
5 13 (19.70%) Mocha
6 9 (13.64%) Bower
7 2 (3.03%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.52%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Developer
2 37 (56.06%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Test Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) QA Test Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) QA Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 4 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.06%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.52%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (1.52%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.52%) Senior Test Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (93.94%) Sass
2 44 (66.67%) HTML
2 44 (66.67%) CSS
3 23 (34.85%) Web Services
4 22 (33.33%) XML
5 21 (31.82%) .NET
6 15 (22.73%) jQuery
7 14 (21.21%) HTML5
7 14 (21.21%) CSS3
8 11 (16.67%) JSP
9 9 (13.64%) JSTL
9 9 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (12.12%) OOCSS
11 6 (9.09%) Ajax
12 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
13 3 (4.55%) Backbone.js
13 3 (4.55%) RESTful
14 2 (3.03%) Smarty
14 2 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
14 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Open Source
2 6 (9.09%) W3C
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Linux
2 29 (43.94%) UNIX
3 24 (36.36%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Responsive Web Design
2 35 (53.03%) TDD
3 33 (50.00%) Web Design
4 24 (36.36%) Web Development
4 24 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (30.30%) Test Automation
6 19 (28.79%) BDD
7 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 12 (18.18%) OO
7 12 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.61%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
11 2 (3.03%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.03%) Project Management
11 2 (3.03%) MVC
11 2 (3.03%) Scrum
11 2 (3.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (80.30%) Java
2 45 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 23 (34.85%) Ruby
4 22 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (7.58%) PHP
6 2 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) ATG
2 1 (1.52%) Zend
2 1 (1.52%) Sencha
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
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