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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
Rank 578 546 547
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Contract jobs citing SVG 16 54 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.098% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.36% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £463 £250
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +85.00%
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
14860 15075 13098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.67% 27.30% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9628 9762 8191
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 221 356
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 16 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 24 April 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 -36 13 £500 +11.11% 4
London -1 9 £550 +49.15%
City of London +18 3 £425 -
Scotland - 3 £375 -
Edinburgh - 3 £375 -
South West -18 2 £295 -37.89%
North West -20 2 £500 +17.64% 1
Lancashire +5 1 £500 +17.64%
Bristol -10 1 £290 -38.94%
Manchester -13 1 £500 - 1
Preston - 1 £500 -
Salford - 1 £500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 -
Gloucester - 1 £300 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -

SVG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 42 (97.67%) HTML
2 41 (95.35%) JavaScript
3 38 (88.37%) CSS
4 29 (67.44%) jQuery
5 27 (62.79%) HTML5
6 25 (58.14%) CSS3
7 21 (48.84%) AngularJS
8 19 (44.19%) User Experience
9 17 (39.53%) Backbone.js
9 17 (39.53%) OO
10 15 (34.88%) MVC
11 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (32.56%) Java
12 13 (30.23%) PHP
12 13 (30.23%) Grunt
13 11 (25.58%) D3.js
13 11 (25.58%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (23.26%) Web Development
15 9 (20.93%) Node.js
15 9 (20.93%) Visualisation
15 9 (20.93%) Ajax
15 9 (20.93%) Sass
15 9 (20.93%) LESS
16 8 (18.60%) HTTP
16 8 (18.60%) JSON
17 7 (16.28%) Degree
17 7 (16.28%) TDD
17 7 (16.28%) Web Design
17 7 (16.28%) Jasmine
17 7 (16.28%) Ember.js

SVG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (20.93%) Node.js
2 5 (11.63%) CMS
3 4 (9.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.65%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
2 5 (11.63%) Internet
3 3 (6.98%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Grunt
2 7 (16.28%) Jasmine
3 5 (11.63%) QUnit
3 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.63%) Eclipse
3 5 (11.63%) Bower
4 4 (9.30%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (6.98%) Subversion
6 2 (4.65%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (4.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (2.33%) JIRA
7 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Back Office
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (86.05%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (23.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Graphic Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Development Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Web Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) HTML
2 38 (88.37%) CSS
3 29 (67.44%) jQuery
4 27 (62.79%) HTML5
5 25 (58.14%) CSS3
6 21 (48.84%) AngularJS
7 17 (39.53%) Backbone.js
8 11 (25.58%) D3.js
9 9 (20.93%) Ajax
9 9 (20.93%) Sass
9 9 (20.93%) LESS
10 8 (18.60%) JSON
11 7 (16.28%) Ember.js
11 7 (16.28%) HTML5 Canvas
11 7 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (13.95%) Underscore.js
12 6 (13.95%) Google Maps API
13 5 (11.63%) Laravel
13 5 (11.63%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (11.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) User Experience
2 9 (20.93%) Visualisation
3 5 (11.63%) RIA
3 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
4 4 (9.30%) Data Integration
4 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
4 4 (9.30%) Psychology
5 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.65%) W3C
7 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Phone 7
2 5 (11.63%) Android
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Phone
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) OO
2 15 (34.88%) MVC
3 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (23.26%) Web Development
6 7 (16.28%) TDD
6 7 (16.28%) Web Design
6 7 (16.28%) Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) SEO
8 5 (11.63%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
9 4 (9.30%) Graceful Degradation
9 4 (9.30%) Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Web Analytics
9 4 (9.30%) SOA
9 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.30%) MVVM
9 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.30%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) JavaScript
2 14 (32.56%) Java
3 13 (30.23%) PHP
4 5 (11.63%) C#
5 4 (9.30%) SQL
5 4 (9.30%) PHP5
6 2 (4.65%) C
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
7 1 (2.33%) PHP4
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Google
1 6 (13.95%) Adobe
2 2 (4.65%) Facebook
2 2 (4.65%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.33%) Zend
3 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.33%) Perforce