The table below looks at the statistics for SVG skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SVG over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
Rank 594 560 588
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +28
Contract jobs citing SVG 18 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.049% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.61% -8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £270 £320
% change year-on-year
+57.40% -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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
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 £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

SVG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SVG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SVG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SVG
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SVG within the UK.

SVG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SVG
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SVG within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SVG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SVG
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SVG within the UK.

SVG Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SVG
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SVG within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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 -16 18 £425 +43.58% 11
London +12 13 £413 +5.76% 7
South East - 4 £425 - 1
East of England - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 £425 -
Southampton - 1 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £250 - 1
City of London - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Manchester - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Torfaen - - - -

SVG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SVG 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 SVG.

1 41 (61.19%) Web Development
2 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (59.70%) TDD
2 40 (59.70%) Java
3 37 (55.22%) OO
4 33 (49.25%) JavaScript
4 33 (49.25%) BDD
5 32 (47.76%) Web Services
6 31 (46.27%) Process Management
6 31 (46.27%) CouchDB
6 31 (46.27%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (46.27%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (46.27%) Scala
6 31 (46.27%) Batik
6 31 (46.27%) Akka
6 31 (46.27%) Play Framework
7 25 (37.31%) HTML
8 22 (32.84%) .NET
9 21 (31.34%) HTML5
10 20 (29.85%) CSS
11 18 (26.87%) jQuery
12 16 (23.88%) Visualisation
12 16 (23.88%) XML
13 15 (22.39%) AngularJS
13 15 (22.39%) CSS3
13 15 (22.39%) D3.js
14 13 (19.40%) Python
15 12 (17.91%) Node.js
15 12 (17.91%) Pair Programming
16 11 (16.42%) Banking

SVG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SVG 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 SVG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.91%) Node.js
2 8 (11.94%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.48%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 31 (46.27%) Amazon AWS
1 31 (46.27%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.97%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (46.27%) CouchDB
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) Big Data
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.49%) SQLite
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Jasmine
2 6 (8.96%) Grunt
2 6 (8.96%) Bower
2 6 (8.96%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.48%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (4.48%) Maven
5 2 (2.99%) Hudson
5 2 (2.99%) Subversion
5 2 (2.99%) QUnit
6 1 (1.49%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.49%) Gradle
6 1 (1.49%) JUnit
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) Mocha
6 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (16.42%) Banking
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (76.12%) Developer
2 20 (29.85%) Scala Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Junior
3 12 (17.91%) Junior Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Junior Java Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Java Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Java Architect
4 11 (16.42%) Architect
4 11 (16.42%) Web Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Junior .NET Developer
5 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Python Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Python/Django Developer
6 7 (10.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Development Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Django Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Graphic Designer
8 3 (4.48%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.76%) Web Services
2 31 (46.27%) Batik
2 31 (46.27%) Akka
2 31 (46.27%) Play Framework
3 25 (37.31%) HTML
4 22 (32.84%) .NET
5 21 (31.34%) HTML5
6 20 (29.85%) CSS
7 18 (26.87%) jQuery
8 16 (23.88%) XML
9 15 (22.39%) AngularJS
9 15 (22.39%) CSS3
9 15 (22.39%) D3.js
10 10 (14.93%) HTML5 Canvas
11 9 (13.43%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (13.43%) JSON
12 8 (11.94%) Django
13 6 (8.96%) REST
13 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (8.96%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Visualisation
2 10 (14.93%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.94%) User Experience
4 6 (8.96%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (4.48%) W3C
6 2 (2.99%) Open Source
6 2 (2.99%) Animation
6 2 (2.99%) RIA
6 2 (2.99%) PMI
7 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) UNIX
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Web Development
2 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (59.70%) TDD
3 37 (55.22%) OO
4 33 (49.25%) BDD
5 31 (46.27%) Process Management
6 12 (17.91%) Pair Programming
7 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.96%) Workflow
7 6 (8.96%) Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Data Management
9 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.99%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (2.99%) Android Development
10 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.49%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.49%) Graceful Degradation
10 1 (1.49%) OOD
10 1 (1.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (59.70%) Java
2 33 (49.25%) JavaScript
3 31 (46.27%) Scala
4 13 (19.40%) Python
5 9 (13.43%) C#
6 5 (7.46%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.49%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.49%) PHP5
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Splunk
2 4 (5.97%) Google
2 4 (5.97%) Adobe
3 1 (1.49%) Facebook
3 1 (1.49%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.49%) Perforce
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