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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
Rank 559 554 545
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing SVG 33 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.031% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
14718 14100 13785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.54% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9008 8644
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 24 December 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 -18 25 £425 - 6
South East -19 12 £425 +240.00% 3
London +17 9 £419 +4.68% 3
Hampshire - 8 £275 - 3
Scotland - 8 £450 - 1
City of London +7 2 £425 - 2
North West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
South West - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Stockport - - - -
York - - - -

SVG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 50 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 48 (92.31%) HTML
3 43 (82.69%) CSS
4 32 (61.54%) HTML5
4 32 (61.54%) AngularJS
5 29 (55.77%) jQuery
6 26 (50.00%) CSS3
7 23 (44.23%) D3.js
7 23 (44.23%) Node.js
8 22 (42.31%) Visualisation
9 21 (40.38%) KnockoutJS
10 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (32.69%) TDD
12 16 (30.77%) OO
12 16 (30.77%) Jasmine
12 16 (30.77%) User Experience
13 15 (28.85%) Backbone.js
14 14 (26.92%) Web Development
14 14 (26.92%) XML
15 13 (25.00%) JSON
16 12 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (23.08%) Grunt
17 11 (21.15%) Web Design
17 11 (21.15%) Banking
18 10 (19.23%) Finance
18 10 (19.23%) .NET
18 10 (19.23%) HTML5 Canvas
19 9 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 9 (17.31%) Sass
20 8 (15.38%) Degree

SVG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (44.23%) Node.js
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) TYPO3
3 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.92%) Drupal
3 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Photoshop
1 7 (13.46%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) HTTP
1 8 (15.38%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Big Data
2 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Jasmine
2 12 (23.08%) Grunt
3 7 (13.46%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (13.46%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.54%) Bower
5 5 (9.62%) QUnit
5 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.77%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (5.77%) Subversion
7 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.92%) Mocha
7 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.92%) Gradle
7 1 (1.92%) Android Studio
General
1 11 (21.15%) Banking
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Designer
5 7 (13.46%) Development Consultant
5 7 (13.46%) Consultant
5 7 (13.46%) Graphic Designer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Python/Django Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Django Developer
8 2 (3.85%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.85%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior UI Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (1.92%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (92.31%) HTML
2 43 (82.69%) CSS
3 32 (61.54%) HTML5
3 32 (61.54%) AngularJS
4 29 (55.77%) jQuery
5 26 (50.00%) CSS3
6 23 (44.23%) D3.js
7 21 (40.38%) KnockoutJS
8 15 (28.85%) Backbone.js
9 14 (26.92%) XML
10 13 (25.00%) JSON
11 10 (19.23%) .NET
11 10 (19.23%) HTML5 Canvas
12 9 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (17.31%) Sass
13 7 (13.46%) LESS
13 7 (13.46%) MooTools
14 6 (11.54%) RESTful
14 6 (11.54%) Google Maps API
14 6 (11.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Visualisation
2 16 (30.77%) User Experience
3 7 (13.46%) W3C
4 6 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.69%) Psychology
5 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.85%) Open Source
7 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.92%) Animation
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) TDD
3 16 (30.77%) OO
4 14 (26.92%) Web Development
5 12 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (21.15%) Web Design
7 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.54%) Analytics
8 6 (11.54%) Workflow
9 4 (7.69%) MVC
9 4 (7.69%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.77%) Graceful Degradation
10 3 (5.77%) BDD
10 3 (5.77%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (5.77%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (5.77%) SEO
10 3 (5.77%) OOD
10 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 50 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.38%) PHP
2 8 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) Python
4 3 (5.77%) PHP5
4 3 (5.77%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) C++
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Adobe
2 6 (11.54%) Google
3 3 (5.77%) Splunk
3 3 (5.77%) Appcelerator
3 3 (5.77%) Facebook
4 2 (3.85%) EPiServer