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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
Rank 598 560 582
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +22
Contract jobs citing SVG 19 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.057% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £266 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -14.06%
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
15355 15252 15663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.84% 28.95% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10019 9918 9361
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 256 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 October 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 13 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 1 October 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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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 -28 19 £425 +11.11% 9
London +6 13 £400 +1.26% 9
South East - 4 £425 -
East of England - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 £425 -
Southampton - 1 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £250 -
City of London - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Scotland - - - -

SVG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (58.33%) Web Development
2 34 (56.67%) TDD
3 33 (55.00%) Java
4 32 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (51.67%) OO
6 27 (45.00%) BDD
7 26 (43.33%) Web Services
8 25 (41.67%) Process Management
8 25 (41.67%) CouchDB
8 25 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (41.67%) Scala
8 25 (41.67%) Batik
8 25 (41.67%) Akka
8 25 (41.67%) Play Framework
9 24 (40.00%) HTML
10 21 (35.00%) .NET
11 20 (33.33%) HTML5
12 19 (31.67%) CSS
13 17 (28.33%) Visualisation
13 17 (28.33%) jQuery
14 16 (26.67%) D3.js
14 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
15 15 (25.00%) XML
16 13 (21.67%) Python
16 13 (21.67%) CSS3
17 12 (20.00%) Node.js
18 11 (18.33%) Banking
18 11 (18.33%) Finance

SVG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (20.00%) Node.js
2 8 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.67%) TYPO3
3 1 (1.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.67%) Drupal
3 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.00%) Fireworks
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.67%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.67%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) CouchDB
2 9 (15.00%) Big Data
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.67%) SQLite
6 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Jasmine
2 6 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (10.00%) Bower
2 6 (10.00%) Grunt
3 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (3.33%) Subversion
5 2 (3.33%) Maven
5 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.67%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.67%) Gradle
6 1 (1.67%) QUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.67%) Mocha
6 1 (1.67%) Hudson
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
General
1 11 (18.33%) Banking
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Scala Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Junior
4 10 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Junior Java Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Java Architect
5 9 (15.00%) Architect
6 8 (13.33%) Python/Django Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Python Developer
7 7 (11.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
8 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Django Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Designer
9 3 (5.00%) Development Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) Web Services
2 25 (41.67%) Batik
2 25 (41.67%) Akka
2 25 (41.67%) Play Framework
3 24 (40.00%) HTML
4 21 (35.00%) .NET
5 20 (33.33%) HTML5
6 19 (31.67%) CSS
7 17 (28.33%) jQuery
8 16 (26.67%) D3.js
8 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
9 15 (25.00%) XML
10 13 (21.67%) CSS3
11 9 (15.00%) JSON
11 9 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (15.00%) HTML5 Canvas
12 8 (13.33%) Django
13 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (10.00%) Durandal
13 6 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Visualisation
2 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.67%) User Experience
4 6 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (5.00%) W3C
6 2 (3.33%) PMI
6 2 (3.33%) Open Source
6 2 (3.33%) Animation
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.67%) RIA
7 1 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) UNIX
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) Web Development
2 34 (56.67%) TDD
3 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (51.67%) OO
5 27 (45.00%) BDD
6 25 (41.67%) Process Management
7 10 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 6 (10.00%) Analytics
8 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.00%) Workflow
9 4 (6.67%) Data Management
10 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.33%) Android Development
11 1 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.67%) Coaching
11 1 (1.67%) Web Application Development
11 1 (1.67%) Graceful Degradation
11 1 (1.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) Java
2 32 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 25 (41.67%) Scala
4 13 (21.67%) Python
5 9 (15.00%) C#
6 5 (8.33%) C++
7 4 (6.67%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) PHP5
8 1 (1.67%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Splunk
2 4 (6.67%) Adobe
2 4 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (1.67%) Facebook
3 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.67%) EPiServer