The first table below looks at the demand for Parsley skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Parsley over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spicefactory Parsley
Rank - 521 551
Contract jobs citing Parsley 0 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.084% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.30% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 13
Average daily rate
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- £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14579 13950 14796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.64% 27.74% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9420 8837 8996
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 312 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%

Parsley
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Parsley Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Parsley
Daily Rate Trend

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

Parsley Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Parsley
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 Parsley within the UK over the 3 months to 14 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
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
London - - - -
City of London - - - -
England - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Parsley
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Parsley 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 Parsley.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (66.67%) Cairngorm
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) FlexUnit

Parsley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Parsley 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 Parsley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) FlexUnit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Flex Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Flex Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (66.67%) Cairngorm
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe