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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
Rank 553 540 588
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +48
Contract jobs citing SVG 50 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.025% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.092% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 3
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+85.00% -
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
15377 12977 15258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 26.71% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9880 8116 8998
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 361 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.95 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 16 April 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 30 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -2 45 £450 - 15
South West - 22 £475 -
Wales - 19 £475 - 2
South Wales - 14 £475 - 2
Bristol - 14 £475 -
Cardiff - 14 £475 -
London -34 13 £406 -9.72% 8
Berkshire - 5 - -
South East - 5 - - 1
North West - 4 £425 -
City of London -10 3 - - 1
Lancashire - 3 £425 -
Manchester - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Preston - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Bath - - - -

SVG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 45 (70.31%) Java
2 37 (57.81%) OO
3 33 (51.56%) TDD
3 33 (51.56%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (50.00%) HTML
5 31 (48.44%) CSS
5 31 (48.44%) Web Services
5 31 (48.44%) Process Management
5 31 (48.44%) Web Development
6 30 (46.88%) Batik
6 30 (46.88%) Scala
6 30 (46.88%) CouchDB
6 30 (46.88%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (46.88%) BDD
6 30 (46.88%) Play Framework
7 28 (43.75%) Akka
8 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 22 (34.38%) HTML5
10 18 (28.13%) jQuery
10 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (21.88%) XML
11 14 (21.88%) CSS3
12 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
12 9 (14.06%) Maven
12 9 (14.06%) RESTful
13 8 (12.50%) MongoDB
13 8 (12.50%) Hudson
13 8 (12.50%) Java EE
13 8 (12.50%) RIA
13 8 (12.50%) DV Cleared

SVG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (4.69%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.69%) Fireworks
3 2 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.56%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Magento
2 1 (1.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 33 (51.56%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (46.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.88%) CouchDB
2 8 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
1 9 (14.06%) Maven
2 8 (12.50%) Hudson
2 8 (12.50%) QUnit
3 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.25%) Subversion
5 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.56%) Gradle
6 1 (1.56%) Grunt
6 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.56%) HtmlUnit
6 1 (1.56%) RubyGems
6 1 (1.56%) Ant
6 1 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 8 (12.50%) Publishing
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (81.25%) Developer
2 25 (39.06%) Scala Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Junior
5 5 (7.81%) Java Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Junior Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Junior Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Designer
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.69%) UI Designer
7 3 (4.69%) Photoshop Designer
8 2 (3.13%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Creative Technologist
9 1 (1.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.56%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) HTML
2 31 (48.44%) CSS
2 31 (48.44%) Web Services
3 30 (46.88%) Batik
3 30 (46.88%) Play Framework
4 28 (43.75%) Akka
5 22 (34.38%) HTML5
6 18 (28.13%) jQuery
7 14 (21.88%) XML
7 14 (21.88%) CSS3
8 9 (14.06%) RESTful
9 8 (12.50%) Java EE
9 8 (12.50%) XSLT
9 8 (12.50%) J2EE
10 7 (10.94%) Ajax
11 6 (9.38%) .NET
11 6 (9.38%) XSL
11 6 (9.38%) HTML5 Canvas
12 5 (7.81%) Apache FOP
12 5 (7.81%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) RIA
2 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.69%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.13%) Animation
4 1 (1.56%) Derivative
4 1 (1.56%) Open Source
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
1 1 (1.56%) Android
1 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) OO
2 33 (51.56%) TDD
3 31 (48.44%) Process Management
3 31 (48.44%) Web Development
4 30 (46.88%) BDD
5 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.81%) OOP
6 5 (7.81%) Pair Programming
7 3 (4.69%) Content Management
8 2 (3.13%) MVC
8 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.13%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.13%) Analytics
9 1 (1.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (1.56%) Automation Testing
9 1 (1.56%) Refactoring
9 1 (1.56%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.56%) Memory Management
9 1 (1.56%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (70.31%) Java
2 30 (46.88%) Scala
3 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.94%) PHP
5 6 (9.38%) XPath
6 3 (4.69%) Python
6 3 (4.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) PHP5
7 1 (1.56%) SQL
7 1 (1.56%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.56%) C#
7 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) Adobe
1 4 (6.25%) Perforce
2 2 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (1.56%) Twitter
3 1 (1.56%) Sencha
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