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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
Rank 571 552 547
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing SVG 36 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.050% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 12
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
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
15288 14780 14283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 28.44% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10373 9576 8700
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 289 356
Average hourly rate £36.40 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -20 28 £425 +6.25% 16
South East -2 15 £425 +240.00% 4
London 0 11 £400 -3.03% 11
Hampshire - 8 £250 - 2
Scotland - 8 £450 -
City of London +6 2 £425 - 5
North West - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
East of England - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
York - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
South West - - - -

SVG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 46 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 41 (75.93%) HTML
3 38 (70.37%) CSS
4 31 (57.41%) AngularJS
5 29 (53.70%) HTML5
6 27 (50.00%) jQuery
7 25 (46.30%) D3.js
8 24 (44.44%) Visualisation
8 24 (44.44%) CSS3
8 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (40.74%) TDD
9 22 (40.74%) Node.js
10 21 (38.89%) KnockoutJS
10 21 (38.89%) OO
11 19 (35.19%) Web Development
12 16 (29.63%) Jasmine
12 16 (29.63%) User Experience
13 14 (25.93%) Banking
13 14 (25.93%) XML
13 14 (25.93%) Backbone.js
14 13 (24.07%) Java
14 13 (24.07%) .NET
15 12 (22.22%) Finance
15 12 (22.22%) JSON
15 12 (22.22%) Grunt
16 11 (20.37%) Responsive Web Design
17 10 (18.52%) HTML5 Canvas
18 9 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 9 (16.67%) Sass
19 8 (14.81%) Big Data

SVG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (40.74%) Node.js
2 6 (11.11%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) Apache
3 3 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) TYPO3
4 1 (1.85%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.85%) Drupal
4 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Photoshop
1 7 (12.96%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) HTTP
1 8 (14.81%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Big Data
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) CouchDB
3 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Jasmine
2 12 (22.22%) Grunt
3 7 (12.96%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (12.96%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (11.11%) Bower
5 5 (9.26%) QUnit
5 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (5.56%) Subversion
7 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.85%) Mocha
7 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.85%) Gradle
7 1 (1.85%) Android Studio
General
1 14 (25.93%) Banking
2 12 (22.22%) Finance
3 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Graphic Designer
4 7 (12.96%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Designer
4 7 (12.96%) Development Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Python/Django Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Python Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Junior
6 4 (7.41%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Junior Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Django Developer
8 2 (3.70%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (75.93%) HTML
2 38 (70.37%) CSS
3 31 (57.41%) AngularJS
4 29 (53.70%) HTML5
5 27 (50.00%) jQuery
6 25 (46.30%) D3.js
7 24 (44.44%) CSS3
8 21 (38.89%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (25.93%) Backbone.js
9 14 (25.93%) XML
10 13 (24.07%) .NET
11 12 (22.22%) JSON
12 10 (18.52%) HTML5 Canvas
13 9 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (16.67%) Sass
14 8 (14.81%) Web Services
15 7 (12.96%) MooTools
16 6 (11.11%) RESTful
16 6 (11.11%) REST
16 6 (11.11%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (44.44%) Visualisation
2 16 (29.63%) User Experience
3 7 (12.96%) W3C
4 6 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.70%) Open Source
6 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.85%) Animation
6 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) Psychology
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) TDD
3 21 (38.89%) OO
4 19 (35.19%) Web Development
5 11 (20.37%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (14.81%) BDD
6 8 (14.81%) Web Design
7 6 (11.11%) Workflow
7 6 (11.11%) Process Management
7 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.11%) Analytics
8 4 (7.41%) Pair Programming
9 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.56%) MVC
9 3 (5.56%) SEO
9 3 (5.56%) OOD
9 3 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (5.56%) Graceful Degradation
10 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.70%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 46 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 13 (24.07%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) Python
3 6 (11.11%) C#
3 6 (11.11%) Scala
4 5 (9.26%) C++
4 5 (9.26%) PHP
5 3 (5.56%) PHP5
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Adobe
2 6 (11.11%) Splunk
3 5 (9.26%) Google
4 3 (5.56%) Appcelerator
4 3 (5.56%) Facebook
5 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago