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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhantomJS
Rank 590 565 585
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Contract jobs citing PhantomJS 10 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.019% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.16% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
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£375 £335 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -33.00%
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
7162 6249 6473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.71% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4010 3701
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 135 224
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £54.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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 27 August 2014.

PhantomJS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PhantomJS
Top 13 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 27 August 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 -16 9 £375 +11.94% 6
London +2 8 £375 -6.25% 5
City of London +21 1 £375 -6.25%
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Shrewsbury - - - -
Devon - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -

PhantomJS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (68.18%) Selenium
2 13 (59.09%) BDD
3 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
5 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 10 (45.45%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) TDD
7 8 (36.36%) OO
7 8 (36.36%) Java
7 8 (36.36%) SOAP
8 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
8 7 (31.82%) C#
8 7 (31.82%) Ruby
8 7 (31.82%) JMeter
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
8 7 (31.82%) Backbone.js
8 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (27.27%) Scrum
9 6 (27.27%) HTML
9 6 (27.27%) PHP
9 6 (27.27%) Python
9 6 (27.27%) Grunt
10 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (22.73%) Linux
10 5 (22.73%) CSS
10 5 (22.73%) MVC

PhantomJS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) nginx
1 4 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) DMZ
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Selenium
2 11 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
4 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
4 7 (31.82%) JMeter
5 6 (27.27%) Grunt
6 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 3 (13.64%) Behat
7 3 (13.64%) QUnit
7 3 (13.64%) Jasmine
7 3 (13.64%) PHPUnit
8 2 (9.09%) Capybara
8 2 (9.09%) Subversion
8 2 (9.09%) JSHint
8 2 (9.09%) RSpec
9 1 (4.55%) VisualVM
9 1 (4.55%) Bower
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.64%) PHP Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Scala Developer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) SOAP
2 7 (31.82%) Backbone.js
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) CSS
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
5 4 (18.18%) HTML5
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) Ajax
6 3 (13.64%) REST
6 3 (13.64%) CSS3
6 3 (13.64%) RESTful
6 3 (13.64%) Symfony
6 3 (13.64%) Sass
7 2 (9.09%) JSON
7 2 (9.09%) .NET
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.55%) Java EE
8 1 (4.55%) JMX
8 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) BDD
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 8 (36.36%) OO
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) MVC
6 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
8 3 (13.64%) OO PHP
9 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
10 1 (4.55%) OOP
10 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (4.55%) Analytics
10 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
10 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) C#
4 7 (31.82%) Ruby
5 6 (27.27%) Python
5 6 (27.27%) PHP
6 3 (13.64%) Scala
6 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) vCloud
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
1 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (18.18%) Ansible
3 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
4 2 (9.09%) Salt
5 1 (4.55%) Kibana
5 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
5 1 (4.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) JBoss
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.55%) VMware
1 1 (4.55%) Google