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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
Rank 614 585 578
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -7
Contract jobs citing SVG 12 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.039% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 16
Average daily rate £260 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £326 £463
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -29.45%
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
14629 13646 13172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 26.67% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10112 9088 8227
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 196 270
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.37 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 9 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 14 February 2016. 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 -13 12 £260 -30.66% 10
South East +16 8 - - 1
Berkshire - 8 - -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
London +2 2 £263 -47.50% 3
South West -1 1 £250 -25.92% 1
West Midlands - 1 £270 -
Swindon - 1 £250 -
Wiltshire - 1 £250 -

SVG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 26 (96.30%) HTML
2 25 (92.59%) CSS
3 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
4 21 (77.78%) HTML5
4 21 (77.78%) HTML5 Canvas
5 18 (66.67%) CSS3
6 17 (62.96%) User Experience
7 16 (59.26%) jQuery
7 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (55.56%) Front End Development
9 14 (51.85%) Animation
9 14 (51.85%) OO
10 13 (48.15%) AngularJS
11 11 (40.74%) Node.js
12 10 (37.04%) Rapid Prototyping
12 10 (37.04%) Apple iOS
13 8 (29.63%) Core Animation
13 8 (29.63%) Motion Graphics
13 8 (29.63%) Android
13 8 (29.63%) OpenGL ES
13 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (29.63%) Android Development
13 8 (29.63%) iOS Development
13 8 (29.63%) OpenGL
14 7 (25.93%) TDD
15 6 (22.22%) Ajax
16 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
17 4 (14.81%) D3.js
17 4 (14.81%) Sass
17 4 (14.81%) LESS

SVG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (40.74%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
1 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.41%) HBase
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Grunt
1 1 (3.70%) gulp
1 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (29.63%) UX Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Designer
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Web Designer
7 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) HTML
2 25 (92.59%) CSS
3 21 (77.78%) HTML5
3 21 (77.78%) HTML5 Canvas
4 18 (66.67%) CSS3
5 16 (59.26%) jQuery
6 13 (48.15%) AngularJS
7 8 (29.63%) Core Animation
7 8 (29.63%) OpenGL
7 8 (29.63%) OpenGL ES
8 6 (22.22%) Ajax
9 4 (14.81%) D3.js
9 4 (14.81%) LESS
9 4 (14.81%) React
9 4 (14.81%) RESTful
9 4 (14.81%) Sass
10 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
10 3 (11.11%) JSON
10 3 (11.11%) Modernizr
10 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) User Experience
2 14 (51.85%) Animation
3 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (29.63%) Motion Graphics
4 4 (14.81%) Digital Media
5 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction
5 2 (7.41%) RIA
6 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Apple iOS
2 8 (29.63%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Front End Development
3 14 (51.85%) OO
4 10 (37.04%) Rapid Prototyping
5 8 (29.63%) Android Development
5 8 (29.63%) iOS Development
6 7 (25.93%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (14.81%) BDD
8 4 (14.81%) Workflow
9 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.11%) Data Governance
9 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.11%) Game Development
9 3 (11.11%) SEO
10 2 (7.41%) Analytics
10 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
10 2 (7.41%) MVC
10 2 (7.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) Teradata
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Perforce