The table below looks at the statistics for Trac skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Trac over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Trac
Rank 607 593 568
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Contract jobs citing Trac 12 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Average daily rate £323 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.42% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £331 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.78% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7601 6904 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.78% 13.63% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5081 4663 3679
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 127 126
Average hourly rate £41.85 £36.70 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £24.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

Trac
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Trac within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Trac Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Trac
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Trac within the UK.

Trac Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Trac
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Trac within the UK.

Trac Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Trac
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Trac within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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 +1 9 £263 -29.53% 6
South East +6 8 £200 -37.50% 4
Guildford - 7 - - 3
Surrey - 7 - - 4
Cardiff - 3 £323 -
South Wales - 3 £323 -
Wales - 3 £323 -
East of England 0 1 £325 -
Brentwood 0 1 £325 -
Essex -5 1 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 £200 -

Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Trac 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 Trac.

1 25 (75.76%) JIRA
2 24 (72.73%) Subversion
3 17 (51.52%) OO
4 16 (48.48%) Bugzilla
4 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
5 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (42.42%) BDD
6 14 (42.42%) Web Services
6 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
7 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (30.30%) Ruby
8 10 (30.30%) Linux
8 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 10 (30.30%) Python
9 9 (27.27%) HTML
9 9 (27.27%) CSS
9 9 (27.27%) MVC
9 9 (27.27%) Ajax
9 9 (27.27%) jQuery
9 9 (27.27%) HTML5
9 9 (27.27%) CSS3
9 9 (27.27%) QUnit
9 9 (27.27%) Jasmine
9 9 (27.27%) Sinon.JS
9 9 (27.27%) RequireJS
10 8 (24.24%) Hudson
10 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
10 8 (24.24%) OOP
10 8 (24.24%) Java
10 8 (24.24%) HTTP

Trac
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Trac 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 Trac. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
2 7 (21.21%) Diameter Protocol
2 7 (21.21%) GSM
2 7 (21.21%) LTE
2 7 (21.21%) RANAP
2 7 (21.21%) RTP
2 7 (21.21%) UMTS
2 7 (21.21%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.06%) GPRS
4 1 (3.03%) ADSL
4 1 (3.03%) Broadband
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) FTP
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) Telnet
4 1 (3.03%) VDSL
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (75.76%) JIRA
2 24 (72.73%) Subversion
3 16 (48.48%) Bugzilla
3 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
4 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
5 9 (27.27%) Jasmine
5 9 (27.27%) QUnit
5 9 (27.27%) Sinon.JS
6 8 (24.24%) Hudson
7 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
8 2 (6.06%) Redmine
9 1 (3.03%) FogBugz
9 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
9 1 (3.03%) JUnit
9 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
9 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Ruby Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (9.09%) HTML Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) LTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) Web Services
2 9 (27.27%) Ajax
2 9 (27.27%) CSS
2 9 (27.27%) CSS3
2 9 (27.27%) HTML
2 9 (27.27%) HTML5
2 9 (27.27%) jQuery
2 9 (27.27%) RequireJS
3 7 (21.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (21.21%) Gherkin
3 7 (21.21%) RESTful
3 7 (21.21%) STL
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) LAMP
4 1 (3.03%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) W3C
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.03%) IVR
3 1 (3.03%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Android
2 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Debian
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) OO
2 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (42.42%) BDD
4 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) MVC
6 8 (24.24%) OOP
6 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
7 7 (21.21%) Scrum
7 7 (21.21%) SOA
7 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.15%) Analytics
8 5 (15.15%) Coaching
8 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
8 5 (15.15%) TDD
9 2 (6.06%) Defect Tracking
10 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.03%) Defect Management
10 1 (3.03%) Issue Tracking
10 1 (3.03%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
1 10 (30.30%) Python
1 10 (30.30%) Ruby
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) PHP 5
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Twitter
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
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