The table below looks at the statistics for PhantomJS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhantomJS over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhantomJS
Rank 595 582 608
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Contract jobs citing PhantomJS 11 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.019% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.16% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
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£375 £320 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £320 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 - -

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
7309 6259 6454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.85% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4814 4042 3619
Average daily rate £400 £388 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £542 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 135 223
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

PhantomJS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PhantomJS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PhantomJS
Daily Rate Trend

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

PhantomJS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PhantomJS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PhantomJS within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

PhantomJS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PhantomJS
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PhantomJS within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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 -2 10 £375 +17.18% 2
London +24 9 £375 -11.76% 2
City of London +21 1 £375 -11.76%
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Devon - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Exeter - - - -

PhantomJS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PhantomJS 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 PhantomJS.

1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 9 (56.25%) Selenium
5 8 (50.00%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) TDD
6 7 (43.75%) Ruby
6 7 (43.75%) Grunt
6 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (43.75%) BDD
7 6 (37.50%) jQuery
7 6 (37.50%) Backbone.js
7 6 (37.50%) PHP
7 6 (37.50%) Python
8 5 (31.25%) HTML
8 5 (31.25%) CSS
8 5 (31.25%) Linux
8 5 (31.25%) OO
8 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
8 5 (31.25%) MVC
8 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
8 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (31.25%) Puppet
8 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
9 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (25.00%) nginx
9 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (25.00%) Big Data

PhantomJS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PhantomJS 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 PhantomJS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) nginx
1 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) DMZ
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
1 4 (25.00%) Big Data
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (56.25%) Selenium
3 7 (43.75%) Grunt
4 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
5 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (18.75%) PHPUnit
6 3 (18.75%) Behat
6 3 (18.75%) QUnit
6 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
6 3 (18.75%) JMeter
7 2 (12.50%) Subversion
7 2 (12.50%) Capybara
7 2 (12.50%) JSHint
7 2 (12.50%) RSpec
7 2 (12.50%) Bower
8 1 (6.25%) VisualVM
8 1 (6.25%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (6.25%) Gradle
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
2 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Scala Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) jQuery
1 6 (37.50%) Backbone.js
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) Ajax
4 3 (18.75%) Symfony
4 3 (18.75%) REST
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) Sass
5 2 (12.50%) LESS
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (6.25%) JMX
6 1 (6.25%) LAMP
6 1 (6.25%) Java EE
6 1 (6.25%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 7 (43.75%) BDD
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Ruby
4 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 6 (37.50%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Scala
6 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vCloud
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
1 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (25.00%) Ansible
3 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
4 2 (12.50%) Salt
5 1 (6.25%) Kibana
5 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
5 1 (6.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) VMware
1 1 (6.25%) Google