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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
Rank 612 601 576
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs citing SVG 18 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.027% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.095% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £438 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
16432 15759 15480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.87% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 10009 9954
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 215 266
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 -11 14 £500 +21.21% 6
London -5 11 £500 +17.64% 1
Glasgow - 4 £400 -
Scotland - 4 £400 -
North West - 2 - - 4
Stockport - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
South West -9 1 £350 +16.66%
City of London - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -

SVG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 31 (91.18%) CSS
2 30 (88.24%) HTML
3 26 (76.47%) JavaScript
4 24 (70.59%) HTML5
5 23 (67.65%) jQuery
6 22 (64.71%) CSS3
7 20 (58.82%) AngularJS
7 20 (58.82%) User Experience
8 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (41.18%) OO
10 13 (38.24%) MVC
10 13 (38.24%) Ajax
11 11 (32.35%) RIA
11 11 (32.35%) Internet
11 11 (32.35%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (29.41%) Web Accessibility
12 10 (29.41%) HTTP
12 10 (29.41%) SOA
12 10 (29.41%) Data Integration
13 9 (26.47%) Java
14 8 (23.53%) Backbone.js
14 8 (23.53%) HTML5 Canvas
15 7 (20.59%) BDD
15 7 (20.59%) CMS
15 7 (20.59%) Retail
15 7 (20.59%) TDD
16 6 (17.65%) SEO
16 6 (17.65%) Workflow
16 6 (17.65%) Animation
16 6 (17.65%) Apple iOS

SVG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (20.59%) CMS
2 4 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Internet
2 10 (29.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.82%) Grunt
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 7 (20.59%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Designer
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) Data Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.94%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Web Designer
6 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Designer
6 1 (2.94%) UX Developer
6 1 (2.94%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) CSS
2 30 (88.24%) HTML
3 24 (70.59%) HTML5
4 23 (67.65%) jQuery
5 22 (64.71%) CSS3
6 20 (58.82%) AngularJS
7 13 (38.24%) Ajax
8 8 (23.53%) Backbone.js
8 8 (23.53%) HTML5 Canvas
9 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (14.71%) Modernizr
9 5 (14.71%) WebSockets
10 4 (11.76%) .NET
10 4 (11.76%) Web Services
11 3 (8.82%) Sass
12 2 (5.88%) D3.js
12 2 (5.88%) Dojo
12 2 (5.88%) Raphaël
12 2 (5.88%) Ember.js
13 1 (2.94%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) User Experience
2 11 (32.35%) RIA
3 10 (29.41%) Data Integration
4 6 (17.65%) Animation
5 5 (14.71%) Digital Media
6 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.94%) W3C
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone 7
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) OO
3 13 (38.24%) MVC
4 11 (32.35%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (29.41%) Web Accessibility
5 10 (29.41%) SOA
6 7 (20.59%) TDD
6 7 (20.59%) BDD
7 6 (17.65%) SEO
7 6 (17.65%) Workflow
8 5 (14.71%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (11.76%) Analytics
9 4 (11.76%) Web Development
10 3 (8.82%) Scrum
10 3 (8.82%) MVVM
11 2 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
11 2 (5.88%) UX Design
11 2 (5.88%) Use Case
11 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 1 (2.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 9 (26.47%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.94%) PHP5
3 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) GxP
2 1 (2.94%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) Zend