The table below looks at the statistics for Paros skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Paros over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Paros Proxy
Rank - - 585
Contract jobs citing Paros 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
7651 7001 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.86% 13.55% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4702 3757
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 127 129
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

Paros
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Paros Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Paros
Daily Rate Trend

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

Paros Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Paros
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Paros 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 Paros.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) ATG
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Gerrit

Paros
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Paros 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 Paros. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) RubyMine
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ATG
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle