The table below looks at the statistics for Reactive Extensions skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reactive Extensions 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
Reactive Extensions (Rx)
Rank 560 568 592
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Contract jobs citing Reactive Extensions 46 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.045% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 12
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£431 £492 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.34% -9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £294 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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 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
15699 15243 15940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.31% 28.86% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10130 9794 9627
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 273 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £17.50 £16.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Reactive Extensions
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Reactive Extensions Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Reactive Extensions
Daily Rate Trend

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

Reactive Extensions Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Reactive Extensions
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Reactive Extensions Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Reactive Extensions
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reactive Extensions 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 37 £550 +11.78% 4
London +23 20 £600 -4.00% 3
East of England -27 14 £400 +25.00% 1
City of London +25 11 £625 -3.84% 2
Suffolk +3 9 £410 +28.12% 1
Bury St Edmunds +2 2 £363 +13.28% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
South East - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
South West - - - -
Derby - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Ross-on-Wye - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -

Reactive Extensions
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 59 (96.72%) C#
2 43 (70.49%) .NET
3 40 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (63.93%) TDD
5 38 (62.30%) WPF
6 37 (60.66%) MVVM
7 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
8 32 (52.46%) Web Services
9 26 (42.62%) WCF
10 25 (40.98%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 25 (40.98%) XML
11 23 (37.70%) Windows
11 23 (37.70%) CRM
11 23 (37.70%) SOAP
11 23 (37.70%) Workflow
11 23 (37.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (37.70%) Dynamics CRM
12 21 (34.43%) Multithreading
13 19 (31.15%) Degree
14 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
15 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
15 17 (27.87%) MCITP
16 15 (24.59%) SQL
16 15 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
17 13 (21.31%) Data Modelling
17 13 (21.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (21.31%) Silverlight
18 12 (19.67%) Migration

Reactive Extensions
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) StyleCop
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) Subversion
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Banking
3 9 (14.75%) Investment Banking
3 9 (14.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (47.54%) C# Developer
3 22 (36.07%) CRM Developer
4 21 (34.43%) WPF Developer
5 15 (24.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 7 (11.48%) .NET Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior WPF Developer
8 5 (8.20%) UI Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.28%) UI Programmer
10 2 (3.28%) GUI Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Agile C# Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Front Office Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (70.49%) .NET
2 38 (62.30%) WPF
3 32 (52.46%) Web Services
4 26 (42.62%) WCF
5 25 (40.98%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 25 (40.98%) XML
6 23 (37.70%) SOAP
7 13 (21.31%) Silverlight
8 11 (18.03%) Task Parallel Library
9 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
9 9 (14.75%) HTML
10 6 (9.84%) Esper
10 6 (9.84%) NEsper
11 5 (8.20%) JMS
12 4 (6.56%) HTML5
12 4 (6.56%) LINQ
12 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
13 2 (3.28%) Unity DI Container
13 2 (3.28%) RESTful
13 2 (3.28%) PLINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.48%) Fixed Income
4 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.56%) Derivative
5 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
5 4 (6.56%) User Experience
6 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.92%) Physics
7 2 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.64%) Online Games
8 1 (1.64%) Equities
8 1 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (63.93%) TDD
3 37 (60.66%) MVVM
4 23 (37.70%) Workflow
4 23 (37.70%) CRM
5 21 (34.43%) Multithreading
6 13 (21.31%) Data Modelling
7 12 (19.67%) OO
7 12 (19.67%) Migration
7 12 (19.67%) Data Migration
8 11 (18.03%) Scrum
9 9 (14.75%) OOD
10 8 (13.11%) Project Planning
11 7 (11.48%) MVC
12 6 (9.84%) Electronic Trading
12 6 (9.84%) BDD
13 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
13 5 (8.20%) Software Architecture
13 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (8.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 59 (96.72%) C#
2 15 (24.59%) SQL
3 5 (8.20%) XAML
3 5 (8.20%) Java
3 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Degree
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (27.87%) MCITP
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Syncfusion
2 2 (3.28%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago