The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spicefactory Parsley
Rank 592 - 511
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Parsley 4 0 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% - 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
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£370 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 - £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14410 14574 12928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 27.53% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9549 9635 8141
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 185 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 2 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 29 May 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
London - 4 £370 - 3
England - 4 £370 - 3

Parsley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 13 (76.47%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) JBoss
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Maven
5 5 (29.41%) Java EE
5 5 (29.41%) BlazeDS
5 5 (29.41%) FlexUnit
6 4 (23.53%) QA
6 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) J2EE
6 4 (23.53%) JMS
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) Equities
6 4 (23.53%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
7 3 (17.65%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (17.65%) Spring
7 3 (17.65%) GitHub
8 2 (11.76%) JSF
8 2 (11.76%) Subversion
8 2 (11.76%) JSP
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) OOP
8 2 (11.76%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) JavaScript

Parsley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (35.29%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Maven
1 5 (29.41%) FlexUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 15 (88.24%) Flex Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 5 (29.41%) Java EE
2 5 (29.41%) BlazeDS
3 4 (23.53%) J2EE
3 4 (23.53%) JMS
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 2 (11.76%) JSF
5 2 (11.76%) JSP
6 1 (5.88%) EJB
6 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (5.88%) Cairngorm
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Equities
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) SOA
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) OOP
3 2 (11.76%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.88%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) InterSystems
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
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