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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
Rank 578 521 548
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +27
Contract jobs citing SVG 16 56 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.11% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.39% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 45 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.23 - -
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
14441 14444 12535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.62% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9593 9514 7875
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 186 355
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 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 10 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 2 June 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 -43 16 £500 +11.11% 12
London +6 11 £500 +56.25% 2
Bristol -24 4 £295 -43.80%
South West -26 4 £295 -34.44%
City of London +12 3 £425 -
Manchester -9 1 £500 - 4
North West -16 1 £500 - 5
Preston - 1 £500 -
Salford - 1 £500 -
Lancashire - 1 £500 -

SVG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 29 (90.63%) HTML
3 26 (81.25%) CSS
4 24 (75.00%) jQuery
4 24 (75.00%) HTML5
5 22 (68.75%) CSS3
6 18 (56.25%) MVC
7 17 (53.13%) AngularJS
8 16 (50.00%) User Experience
9 13 (40.63%) OO
10 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
11 10 (31.25%) Java
12 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (25.00%) CMS
13 8 (25.00%) Web Development
13 8 (25.00%) PHP
13 8 (25.00%) HTTP
13 8 (25.00%) Internet
13 8 (25.00%) Sass
13 8 (25.00%) Grunt
13 8 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
13 8 (25.00%) RIA
14 7 (21.88%) Data Integration
14 7 (21.88%) Analytics
14 7 (21.88%) Ember.js
14 7 (21.88%) LESS
14 7 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (21.88%) SOA
15 6 (18.75%) Ajax
15 6 (18.75%) D3.js

SVG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 8 (25.00%) CMS
2 4 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) HTTP
1 8 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Grunt
2 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.63%) Bower
4 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 4 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
5 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 19 (59.38%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) UI Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.13%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Web Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) HTML
2 26 (81.25%) CSS
3 24 (75.00%) jQuery
3 24 (75.00%) HTML5
4 22 (68.75%) CSS3
5 17 (53.13%) AngularJS
6 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
7 8 (25.00%) Sass
8 7 (21.88%) Ember.js
8 7 (21.88%) LESS
9 6 (18.75%) Ajax
9 6 (18.75%) D3.js
9 6 (18.75%) HTML5 Canvas
10 5 (15.63%) Dojo
10 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (15.63%) Laravel
10 5 (15.63%) Web Services
11 4 (12.50%) .NET
11 4 (12.50%) JavaBeans
11 4 (12.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) User Experience
2 8 (25.00%) RIA
3 7 (21.88%) Data Integration
4 6 (18.75%) Visualisation
5 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.13%) Psychology
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 5 (15.63%) Android
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Phone
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Phone 7
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) MVC
2 13 (40.63%) OO
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) Web Development
4 8 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
5 7 (21.88%) Analytics
5 7 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (21.88%) SOA
6 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 5 (15.63%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) SEO
7 4 (12.50%) Web Analytics
7 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 4 (12.50%) MVVM
7 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.38%) Mobile Development
9 2 (6.25%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) PHP
4 5 (15.63%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) PHP5
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) PHP4
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Zend
3 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce