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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reactive Extensions (Rx)
Rank 589 565 568
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs citing Reactive Extensions 36 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.092% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £363 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £620 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +28.00%
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
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
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 £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

Reactive Extensions Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Reactive Extensions
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 Reactive Extensions within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -19 36 £450 -18.18% 5
London +22 27 £600 - 5
City of London +8 14 £625 +4.16% 1
Surrey - 7 £400 -
South East - 7 £400 -
Suffolk -10 2 £390 +7.65%
East of England -13 2 £390 +4.06%
Guildford - 1 £400 -
Weybridge - 1 £400 -

Reactive Extensions
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 63 (96.92%) C#
2 45 (69.23%) .NET
3 44 (67.69%) WPF
4 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (60.00%) MVVM
6 36 (55.38%) TDD
7 32 (49.23%) SQL
8 29 (44.62%) Front Office
9 27 (41.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 21 (32.31%) Multithreading
11 18 (27.69%) Scrum
12 16 (24.62%) Banking
12 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
13 15 (23.08%) MVC
13 15 (23.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 15 (23.08%) Task Parallel Library
14 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
17 11 (16.92%) Finance
17 11 (16.92%) Unit Testing
17 11 (16.92%) NUnit
17 11 (16.92%) Investment Banking
17 11 (16.92%) Low Latency
17 11 (16.92%) Big Data
18 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
18 10 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
18 10 (15.38%) Online Games
18 10 (15.38%) NoSQL
18 10 (15.38%) Games

Reactive Extensions
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.62%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) Big Data
3 10 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.15%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.62%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.54%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) NUnit
2 5 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.15%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (6.15%) Subversion
4 3 (4.62%) Moq
5 2 (3.08%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.54%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.54%) NCrunch
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (44.62%) Front Office
2 16 (24.62%) Banking
3 11 (16.92%) Investment Banking
3 11 (16.92%) Finance
4 10 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (98.46%) Developer
2 35 (53.85%) C# Developer
3 27 (41.54%) WPF Developer
4 25 (38.46%) Senior Developer
5 14 (21.54%) .NET Developer
6 13 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 13 (20.00%) Senior WPF Developer
7 9 (13.85%) GUI Developer
8 6 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.69%) CRM Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Agile C# Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (3.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.54%) Games Developer
12 1 (1.54%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (69.23%) .NET
2 44 (67.69%) WPF
3 15 (23.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 15 (23.08%) Task Parallel Library
4 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 10 (15.38%) SOAP
6 9 (13.85%) Web Services
7 7 (10.77%) WCF
7 7 (10.77%) LINQ
8 6 (9.23%) Silverlight
8 6 (9.23%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (9.23%) XML
8 6 (9.23%) Rendezvous
9 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.69%) SignalR
9 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.15%) HTML5
10 4 (6.15%) RESTful
10 4 (6.15%) React
Miscellaneous
1 27 (41.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (15.38%) Online Games
3 6 (9.23%) User Experience
4 5 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 5 (7.69%) Derivative
4 5 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.69%) Physics
5 4 (6.15%) Credit Risk
5 4 (6.15%) Visualisation
6 3 (4.62%) Hedge funds
6 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.62%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (3.08%) Blog
8 1 (1.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.54%) Clustering
8 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.00%) MVVM
3 36 (55.38%) TDD
4 21 (32.31%) Multithreading
5 18 (27.69%) Scrum
6 15 (23.08%) MVC
7 11 (16.92%) Unit Testing
7 11 (16.92%) Low Latency
8 10 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
8 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (15.38%) OO
8 10 (15.38%) Workflow
9 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
10 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.77%) SDLC
12 6 (9.23%) BDD
13 5 (7.69%) CRM
13 5 (7.69%) OOD
14 4 (6.15%) Automated Testing
14 4 (6.15%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 63 (96.92%) C#
2 32 (49.23%) SQL
3 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.31%) Java
5 5 (7.69%) XAML
6 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) TIBCO
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) DevExpress
4 3 (4.62%) Typemock
4 3 (4.62%) Tradeweb
4 3 (4.62%) Sybase
4 3 (4.62%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.62%) eSpeed
5 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.54%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.54%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.54%) Solace
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