The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for AppFabric skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AppFabric over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft AppFabric
London / City of London
Rank - 157 -
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.030% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.093% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £425
% change year-on-year +0.31% -6.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

AppFabric is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1061 1077 1519
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 34.99% 32.70% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 908 1213
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

AppFabric
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing AppFabric as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for AppFabric in the City of London

AppFabric
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AppFabric in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AppFabric in the City of London