The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
Rank 567 553 578
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Contract jobs citing SVG 23 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.039% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.14% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% +5.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £285 £325
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15054 14274 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.55% 27.91% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9655 9067 9193
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 282 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £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 1 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 1 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
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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 -2 21 £400 +6.66% 13
Wales - 8 £525 - 1
South Wales - 6 £525 - 1
East of England - 6 £413 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £413 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £413 - 1
London -4 4 £425 +11.11% 8
Manchester - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
Scotland - - - - 2
Torfaen - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 3
Cwmbran - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -

SVG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 53 (68.83%) Java
2 46 (59.74%) OO
3 40 (51.95%) TDD
4 39 (50.65%) Web Development
5 38 (49.35%) Amazon AWS
5 38 (49.35%) BDD
5 38 (49.35%) Process Management
5 38 (49.35%) Web Services
6 37 (48.05%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (48.05%) Scala
6 37 (48.05%) CouchDB
6 37 (48.05%) Batik
6 37 (48.05%) Akka
6 37 (48.05%) Play Framework
7 33 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 30 (38.96%) HTML
9 25 (32.47%) CSS
10 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (31.17%) jQuery
11 21 (27.27%) HTML5
12 17 (22.08%) .NET
13 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
14 13 (16.88%) Pair Programming
14 13 (16.88%) XML
14 13 (16.88%) Python
15 11 (14.29%) Degree
15 11 (14.29%) Visualisation
15 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
16 10 (12.99%) CSS3
16 10 (12.99%) Finance

SVG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (10.39%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) Node.js
3 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 38 (49.35%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (48.05%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.19%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.30%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.05%) CouchDB
2 8 (10.39%) Big Data
2 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Maven
1 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.39%) QUnit
2 8 (10.39%) Hudson
3 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.30%) Mocha
4 1 (1.30%) RubyGems
4 1 (1.30%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) JUnit
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) Grunt
4 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.99%) Finance
3 7 (9.09%) Banking
4 5 (6.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (80.52%) Developer
2 25 (32.47%) Scala Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Junior
3 13 (16.88%) Junior Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Junior Java Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Architect
4 12 (15.58%) Java Architect
5 9 (11.69%) .NET Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Junior .NET Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Python/Django Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Python Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Django Developer
9 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.30%) Android Developer
10 1 (1.30%) Prototyper
10 1 (1.30%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (49.35%) Web Services
2 37 (48.05%) Batik
2 37 (48.05%) Akka
2 37 (48.05%) Play Framework
3 30 (38.96%) HTML
4 25 (32.47%) CSS
5 24 (31.17%) jQuery
6 21 (27.27%) HTML5
7 17 (22.08%) .NET
8 13 (16.88%) XML
9 10 (12.99%) CSS3
10 9 (11.69%) D3.js
11 8 (10.39%) Java EE
11 8 (10.39%) Django
11 8 (10.39%) RESTful
11 8 (10.39%) J2EE
12 6 (7.79%) XSLT
13 5 (6.49%) Backbone.js
13 5 (6.49%) Apache FOP
13 5 (6.49%) Saxon XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.39%) RIA
3 2 (2.60%) PMI
3 2 (2.60%) Animation
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) Derivative
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Android
2 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (59.74%) OO
2 40 (51.95%) TDD
3 39 (50.65%) Web Development
4 38 (49.35%) BDD
4 38 (49.35%) Process Management
5 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (16.88%) Pair Programming
7 4 (5.19%) OOP
7 4 (5.19%) Data Management
8 3 (3.90%) Content Management
9 2 (2.60%) MVC
9 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.60%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.30%) Data Visualisation
10 1 (1.30%) Memory Management
10 1 (1.30%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.30%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.30%) Resource Management
10 1 (1.30%) Project Management
10 1 (1.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 53 (68.83%) Java
2 37 (48.05%) Scala
3 33 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.88%) Python
5 9 (11.69%) C#
6 5 (6.49%) XPath
6 5 (6.49%) C++
7 4 (5.19%) PHP
8 2 (2.60%) Ruby
9 1 (1.30%) PHP5
9 1 (1.30%) SQL
9 1 (1.30%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) DV Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
1 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Splunk
2 4 (5.19%) Google
3 3 (3.90%) Perforce
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe
4 1 (1.30%) Twitter
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