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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reactive Extensions (Rx)
Rank 552 566 522
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -44
Contract jobs citing Reactive Extensions 26 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.017% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.063% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 16
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£575 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £655 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 - £300
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
14252 14271 12387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.34% 27.22% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9268 9086 7820
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 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 223 322
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.18 £16.95 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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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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 +1 26 £575 +27.77% 2
London +21 24 £575 +27.77%
City of London +24 6 £613 -20.96%
South East - 1 £350 - 2
Surrey - 1 £350 - 2
Leatherhead - - - - 1

Reactive Extensions
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 40 (95.24%) C#
2 33 (78.57%) WPF
3 28 (66.67%) MVVM
4 27 (64.29%) .NET
5 22 (52.38%) Front Office
6 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (40.48%) TDD
9 14 (33.33%) Finance
10 13 (30.95%) HTML
10 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
10 13 (30.95%) SQL
10 13 (30.95%) Multithreading
11 12 (28.57%) Banking
11 12 (28.57%) HTML5
11 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 11 (26.19%) Scrum
13 10 (23.81%) OO
14 9 (21.43%) XAML
14 9 (21.43%) Investment Banking
14 9 (21.43%) WCF
15 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (19.05%) Silverlight
15 8 (19.05%) NUnit
15 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
15 8 (19.05%) Low Latency
16 7 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
16 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
16 7 (16.67%) User Experience
16 7 (16.67%) Windows

Reactive Extensions
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) MTS
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) NUnit
2 4 (9.52%) Subversion
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) NSubstitute
3 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.38%) Ant
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) FxCop
5 1 (2.38%) StyleCop
5 1 (2.38%) MSTest
5 1 (2.38%) Moq
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA
5 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
General
1 22 (52.38%) Front Office
2 14 (33.33%) Finance
3 12 (28.57%) Banking
4 9 (21.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (64.29%) C# Developer
3 18 (42.86%) WPF Developer
4 14 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 9 (21.43%) .NET Developer
6 8 (19.05%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
8 5 (11.90%) GUI Developer
8 5 (11.90%) UI Developer
9 4 (9.52%) UI Programmer
9 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (9.52%) CRM Developer
10 3 (7.14%) Senior WPF Developer
11 2 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
12 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) WPF
2 27 (64.29%) .NET
3 13 (30.95%) HTML
4 12 (28.57%) HTML5
5 9 (21.43%) WCF
6 8 (19.05%) Silverlight
7 7 (16.67%) LINQ
8 6 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
9 5 (11.90%) Web Services
9 5 (11.90%) XML
10 4 (9.52%) SOAP
10 4 (9.52%) Task Parallel Library
11 3 (7.14%) JSON
11 3 (7.14%) CSS
12 2 (4.76%) DCOM
12 2 (4.76%) ActiveX
12 2 (4.76%) WinForms
12 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (16.67%) User Experience
3 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 5 (11.90%) Physics
4 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
4 5 (11.90%) Derivative
5 3 (7.14%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (4.76%) CUDA
6 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.38%) Online Games
7 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.38%) Economics
7 1 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.38%) Equities
7 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) MVVM
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (40.48%) TDD
4 13 (30.95%) Multithreading
5 11 (26.19%) Scrum
6 10 (23.81%) OO
7 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (19.05%) Low Latency
8 7 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 7 (16.67%) Pair Programming
9 6 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
9 6 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (9.52%) CRM
10 4 (9.52%) OOD
10 4 (9.52%) Workflow
11 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
12 2 (4.76%) MVC
12 2 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) C#
2 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
2 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) XAML
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) F#
5 2 (4.76%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) VB6
5 2 (4.76%) VB
5 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.76%) VBA
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (2.38%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
1 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) DevExpress
3 3 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.38%) eSpeed
5 1 (2.38%) Syncfusion
5 1 (2.38%) Tradeweb
5 1 (2.38%) Calypso
5 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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