The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reactive Extensions (Rx)
Rank 548 555 560
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Reactive Extensions 42 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.035% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 19
Average daily rate
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£550 £650 £535
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +21.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £415 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £720 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15054 14274 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.55% 27.91% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9655 9067 9193
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 282 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £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 1 August 2014.

Reactive Extensions Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Reactive Extensions
Top 16 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 1 August 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
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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 +12 34 £550 -15.38% 6
London +9 19 £600 -7.69% 5
East of England - 13 £363 -
Suffolk - 9 £363 -
City of London +27 8 £600 -7.69% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £375 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Bury - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Ross-on-Wye - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - - 1

Reactive Extensions
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 42 (93.33%) C#
2 31 (68.89%) .NET
3 29 (64.44%) TDD
4 27 (60.00%) WPF
5 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
6 22 (48.89%) MVVM
7 21 (46.67%) Web Services
8 20 (44.44%) WCF
8 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (42.22%) XML
9 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
9 19 (42.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 18 (40.00%) Windows
11 17 (37.78%) CRM
11 17 (37.78%) SOAP
11 17 (37.78%) Workflow
11 17 (37.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (37.78%) Dynamics CRM
12 14 (31.11%) Multithreading
13 13 (28.89%) Silverlight
13 13 (28.89%) SQL
14 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (26.67%) MCITP
14 12 (26.67%) Scrum
15 11 (24.44%) Data Migration
15 11 (24.44%) Migration
15 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (22.22%) Finance
16 10 (22.22%) MS Excel

Reactive Extensions
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 17 (37.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) Subversion
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) StyleCop
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Front Office
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 16 (35.56%) WPF Developer
3 16 (35.56%) CRM Developer
4 13 (28.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.22%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Designer
9 1 (2.22%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.22%) UI Programmer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (68.89%) .NET
2 27 (60.00%) WPF
3 21 (46.67%) Web Services
4 20 (44.44%) WCF
5 19 (42.22%) XML
5 19 (42.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 17 (37.78%) SOAP
7 13 (28.89%) Silverlight
8 8 (17.78%) HTML
9 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 6 (13.33%) Esper
9 6 (13.33%) NEsper
10 4 (8.89%) RESTful
11 3 (6.67%) HTML5
11 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
12 2 (4.44%) JSON
12 2 (4.44%) LINQ
12 2 (4.44%) jQuery
12 2 (4.44%) PLINQ
12 2 (4.44%) OpenRasta
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 4 (8.89%) Derivative
4 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.44%) Physics
4 2 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) TDD
2 22 (48.89%) MVVM
3 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (37.78%) CRM
4 17 (37.78%) Workflow
5 14 (31.11%) Multithreading
6 12 (26.67%) Scrum
7 11 (24.44%) Data Migration
7 11 (24.44%) Migration
8 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 8 (17.78%) OO
9 8 (17.78%) Project Planning
10 7 (15.56%) Electronic Trading
11 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
12 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (8.89%) Pair Programming
13 4 (8.89%) MVC
13 4 (8.89%) OOD
14 3 (6.67%) BDD
14 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) C#
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (26.67%) MCITP
2 10 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Syncfusion
2 2 (4.44%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 days ago