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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
Rank 584 551 592
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +41
Contract jobs citing SVG 17 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.045% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.16% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £270 £310
% change year-on-year
+57.40% -12.90%
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
15354 15116 15598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.42% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9755 9715 9580
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 253 370
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £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 20 August 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 20 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 20 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -33 17 £400 +4.57% 6
London +4 7 £425 +7.59% 3
East of England - 4 £425 -
Cambridge - 4 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £425 -
South Wales - 2 £525 -
Wales - 2 £525 -
Manchester - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 2
Torfaen - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Cwmbran - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -

SVG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 47 (65.28%) Java
2 42 (58.33%) OO
3 41 (56.94%) TDD
4 38 (52.78%) Web Development
5 37 (51.39%) BDD
6 36 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 36 (50.00%) Process Management
6 36 (50.00%) Web Services
7 35 (48.61%) Scala
7 35 (48.61%) CouchDB
7 35 (48.61%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (48.61%) Batik
7 35 (48.61%) Akka
7 35 (48.61%) Play Framework
8 31 (43.06%) JavaScript
9 27 (37.50%) HTML
10 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (29.17%) jQuery
11 21 (29.17%) CSS
12 20 (27.78%) HTML5
13 19 (26.39%) .NET
14 14 (19.44%) Telecoms
15 13 (18.06%) Pair Programming
15 13 (18.06%) Python
15 13 (18.06%) Visualisation
16 12 (16.67%) XML
17 11 (15.28%) Finance
17 11 (15.28%) Degree
17 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
17 11 (15.28%) D3.js

SVG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (11.11%) IIS
2 5 (6.94%) Node.js
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.39%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 36 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (48.61%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.56%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (48.61%) CouchDB
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) Big Data
3 7 (9.72%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.56%) MySQL
5 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Maven
1 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.33%) Hudson
2 6 (8.33%) QUnit
3 3 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 3 (4.17%) Grunt
4 2 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.78%) Bower
4 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.39%) Mocha
5 1 (1.39%) RubyGems
5 1 (1.39%) JIRA
5 1 (1.39%) JUnit
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 14 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.28%) Finance
3 8 (11.11%) Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (79.17%) Developer
2 23 (31.94%) Scala Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Junior
3 13 (18.06%) Junior Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Junior Java Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Java Architect
4 12 (16.67%) Architect
5 9 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Python Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Python/Django Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Django Developer
10 1 (1.39%) WordPress Developer
10 1 (1.39%) Android Developer
10 1 (1.39%) Prototyper
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.00%) Web Services
2 35 (48.61%) Batik
2 35 (48.61%) Akka
2 35 (48.61%) Play Framework
3 27 (37.50%) HTML
4 21 (29.17%) CSS
4 21 (29.17%) jQuery
5 20 (27.78%) HTML5
6 19 (26.39%) .NET
7 12 (16.67%) XML
8 11 (15.28%) D3.js
9 9 (12.50%) CSS3
10 8 (11.11%) Django
11 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
12 6 (8.33%) HTML5 Canvas
12 6 (8.33%) RESTful
12 6 (8.33%) J2EE
12 6 (8.33%) Java EE
13 5 (6.94%) XSLT
13 5 (6.94%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Visualisation
2 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.33%) RIA
4 3 (4.17%) Open Source
5 2 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.78%) PMI
5 2 (2.78%) Animation
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.39%) Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.39%) UNIX
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Fedora
2 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (58.33%) OO
2 41 (56.94%) TDD
3 38 (52.78%) Web Development
4 37 (51.39%) BDD
5 36 (50.00%) Process Management
6 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (18.06%) Pair Programming
8 4 (5.56%) Data Management
8 4 (5.56%) Functional Programming
9 3 (4.17%) Analytics
9 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.78%) MVC
10 2 (2.78%) Workflow
10 2 (2.78%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.78%) OOP
11 1 (1.39%) Project Management
11 1 (1.39%) Content Management
11 1 (1.39%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.39%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (65.28%) Java
2 35 (48.61%) Scala
3 31 (43.06%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.06%) Python
5 9 (12.50%) C#
6 5 (6.94%) C++
7 4 (5.56%) PHP
7 4 (5.56%) XPath
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) PHP5
9 1 (1.39%) SQL
9 1 (1.39%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
1 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Splunk
2 4 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (1.39%) Twitter
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe
3 1 (1.39%) Perforce
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