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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reactive Extensions (Rx)
Rank 583 567 562
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Reactive Extensions 30 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.055% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 16
Average daily rate
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£650 £550 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £361 £484
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 -
% change year-on-year
+4.91% -
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
15015 14830 13994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.38% 28.03% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10059 9618 8801
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 226 212 337
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 2015.

Reactive Extensions Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Reactive Extensions
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 Reactive Extensions within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 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
England -17 30 £650 +18.18% 7
London +2 22 £650 +8.33% 3
City of London +5 12 £650 +8.33% 1
South East - 8 £400 - 2
Surrey - 8 £400 - 2
Guildford - 1 £400 - 1

Reactive Extensions
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 55 (93.22%) C#
2 44 (74.58%) .NET
2 44 (74.58%) WPF
3 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (59.32%) TDD
4 33 (55.93%) Front Office
4 33 (55.93%) MVVM
5 27 (45.76%) SQL
5 27 (45.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (38.98%) Scrum
7 20 (33.90%) Banking
8 19 (32.20%) Multithreading
9 16 (27.12%) Finance
10 15 (25.42%) Investment Banking
11 12 (20.34%) MVC
11 12 (20.34%) Task Parallel Library
12 11 (18.64%) NoSQL
12 11 (18.64%) Big Data
12 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (18.64%) Electronic Trading
12 11 (18.64%) Online Games
12 11 (18.64%) Games
12 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
13 10 (16.95%) Low Latency
13 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (15.25%) HTML5
14 9 (15.25%) Derivative
14 9 (15.25%) NUnit
14 9 (15.25%) HTML

Reactive Extensions
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 3 (5.08%) MTS
2 2 (3.39%) Node.js
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Summit
1 1 (1.69%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) NoSQL
1 11 (18.64%) Big Data
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.17%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) NUnit
2 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.08%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) Moq
3 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.08%) NSubstitute
4 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.69%) JIRA
5 1 (1.69%) FxCop
5 1 (1.69%) StyleCop
General
1 33 (55.93%) Front Office
2 20 (33.90%) Banking
3 16 (27.12%) Finance
4 15 (25.42%) Investment Banking
5 11 (18.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (100.00%) Developer
2 35 (59.32%) C# Developer
3 25 (42.37%) WPF Developer
4 24 (40.68%) Senior Developer
5 20 (33.90%) .NET Developer
6 13 (22.03%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (16.95%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (15.25%) Senior WPF Developer
9 7 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (10.17%) Front Office Developer
10 6 (10.17%) GUI Developer
10 6 (10.17%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (10.17%) Agile C# Developer
11 1 (1.69%) UI Programmer
11 1 (1.69%) UI Developer
11 1 (1.69%) Technical Leader
11 1 (1.69%) Games Developer
11 1 (1.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (74.58%) .NET
1 44 (74.58%) WPF
2 12 (20.34%) Task Parallel Library
3 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (15.25%) HTML5
4 9 (15.25%) HTML
5 8 (13.56%) LINQ
6 7 (11.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 7 (11.86%) Silverlight
7 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
7 6 (10.17%) Rendezvous
8 4 (6.78%) JSON
8 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.08%) WCF
9 3 (5.08%) CSS
10 2 (3.39%) XML
10 2 (3.39%) ActiveX
10 2 (3.39%) DCOM
10 2 (3.39%) Middleware
10 2 (3.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (18.64%) Online Games
3 9 (15.25%) Derivative
4 8 (13.56%) Fixed Income
5 6 (10.17%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (8.47%) Mathematics
6 5 (8.47%) Physics
7 4 (6.78%) User Experience
8 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (3.39%) CUDA
10 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.69%) Economics
10 1 (1.69%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (59.32%) TDD
2 33 (55.93%) MVVM
3 23 (38.98%) Scrum
4 19 (32.20%) Multithreading
5 12 (20.34%) MVC
6 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (18.64%) Electronic Trading
7 10 (16.95%) Low Latency
8 8 (13.56%) OO
8 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
9 7 (11.86%) Pair Programming
9 7 (11.86%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (11.86%) SDLC
9 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (10.17%) Algorithmic Trading
10 6 (10.17%) OOD
11 5 (8.47%) FX Algorithmic Trading
12 4 (6.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 55 (93.22%) C#
2 27 (45.76%) SQL
3 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.86%) XAML
5 3 (5.08%) Java
6 2 (3.39%) C++
6 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.39%) VB
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.39%) VBA
6 2 (3.39%) VB6
6 2 (3.39%) F#
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) DevExpress
3 7 (11.86%) TIBCO
4 4 (6.78%) Bloomberg
4 4 (6.78%) Sybase
5 3 (5.08%) eSpeed
5 3 (5.08%) Tradeweb
6 2 (3.39%) Typemock
7 1 (1.69%) Solace
7 1 (1.69%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.69%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.69%) Syncfusion
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) Calypso
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