The table below looks at the statistics for Urban Turtle skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Urban Turtle over the 3 months to 16 September 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.

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3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Contract jobs citing Urban Turtle 0 0 0
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As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
7309 6259 6454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.85% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4814 4042 3619
Average daily rate £400 £388 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £542 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 135 223
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

Urban Turtle
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Urban Turtle Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Urban Turtle
Daily Rate Trend

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

Urban Turtle Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Urban Turtle
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Urban Turtle 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 Urban Turtle.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Velocity
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall

Urban Turtle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Urban Turtle 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 Urban Turtle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) ScrumMaster
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java