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 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reactive Extensions (Rx)
Rank 559 543 525
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -18
Contract jobs citing Reactive Extensions 12 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.033% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.12% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
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£563 £450 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £398 £610
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £595 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-15.62% -
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
13557 13167 12846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 26.96% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9084 8265 8122
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 270 329
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 2015.

Reactive Extensions Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Reactive Extensions
Top 10 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 29 January 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 -21 12 £563 +25.00% 1
London +18 10 £606 +34.72% 1
City of London +17 3 £650 -16.12% 1
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Reactive Extensions
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 51 (96.23%) C#
2 39 (73.58%) MVVM
3 38 (71.70%) WPF
4 37 (69.81%) .NET
5 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (47.17%) TDD
6 20 (37.74%) WCF
6 20 (37.74%) Web Services
7 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
8 17 (32.08%) Banking
8 17 (32.08%) Front Office
8 17 (32.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 16 (30.19%) Degree
9 16 (30.19%) Multithreading
10 14 (26.42%) Finance
10 14 (26.42%) Investment Banking
11 13 (24.53%) OO
11 13 (24.53%) XML
11 13 (24.53%) Windows
11 13 (24.53%) SOAP
11 13 (24.53%) HTML
11 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
11 13 (24.53%) Task Parallel Library
12 12 (22.64%) Dynamics CRM
12 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (22.64%) CRM
12 12 (22.64%) Workflow
12 12 (22.64%) User Experience
13 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (18.87%) MCITP

Reactive Extensions
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Node.js
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) MSTest
3 2 (3.77%) Subversion
3 2 (3.77%) NUnit
3 2 (3.77%) Ant
4 1 (1.89%) NSubstitute
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.89%) Moq
4 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.89%) FxCop
4 1 (1.89%) StyleCop
General
1 17 (32.08%) Banking
1 17 (32.08%) Front Office
2 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (98.11%) Developer
2 30 (56.60%) C# Developer
3 23 (43.40%) WPF Developer
4 12 (22.64%) CRM Developer
5 10 (18.87%) UI Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 6 (11.32%) UI Programmer
7 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
8 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (9.43%) GUI Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Front Office Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Senior WPF Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Technical Leader
11 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (71.70%) WPF
2 37 (69.81%) .NET
3 20 (37.74%) WCF
3 20 (37.74%) Web Services
4 17 (32.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 13 (24.53%) XML
5 13 (24.53%) SOAP
5 13 (24.53%) HTML
5 13 (24.53%) Task Parallel Library
6 10 (18.87%) HTML5
6 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
7 7 (13.21%) LINQ
8 6 (11.32%) JMS
9 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.66%) WinForms
10 3 (5.66%) Silverlight
11 2 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (3.77%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (3.77%) jQuery
11 2 (3.77%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) User Experience
2 8 (15.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (15.09%) Data Structures
2 8 (15.09%) Algorithms
3 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.32%) Mathematics
5 5 (9.43%) Fixed Income
6 4 (7.55%) Derivative
6 4 (7.55%) Physics
6 4 (7.55%) Client/Server
6 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.89%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.89%) Equities
8 1 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.89%) Online Games
8 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) MVVM
2 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) TDD
3 16 (30.19%) Multithreading
4 13 (24.53%) OO
5 12 (22.64%) CRM
5 12 (22.64%) Workflow
6 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
7 7 (13.21%) Low Latency
7 7 (13.21%) OOD
7 7 (13.21%) MVC
7 7 (13.21%) BDD
8 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Software Architecture
8 6 (11.32%) OOP
9 4 (7.55%) Algorithmic Trading
10 3 (5.66%) Migration
10 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
11 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) C#
2 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.21%) XAML
4 5 (9.43%) SQL
5 3 (5.66%) Java
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (18.87%) MCITP
3 1 (1.89%) PhD
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Sybase
3 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Calypso
4 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.89%) Syncfusion
4 1 (1.89%) DevExpress