Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CGI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CGI over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 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.

Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 792 792 814
Rank change year-on-year 0 +22 -21
Contract jobs citing CGI 34 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.030% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.095% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 27
England median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £300 £338 £344
90th Percentile £660 £525 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
England median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK median hourly rate - - £37.50

CGI is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,548 28,316 29,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.50% 31.74% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,286 19,631 20,220
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 317 536
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.68 £15.43 £15.15
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.35 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

CGI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CGI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CGI in England

CGI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CGI in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CGI in England

CGI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CGI in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CGI in England

CGI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CGI in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CGI in England

CGI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CGI within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -10 14 £413 -12.00% 2
London -47 14 £570 +20.00% 7
Midlands - 4 £327 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £353 -
East of England - 2 £450 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £301 - 1
CGI
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CGI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CGI.

1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) Python
2 10 (29.41%) Smart Meter
3 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 9 (26.47%) Windows
4 8 (23.53%) Linux
4 8 (23.53%) Perl
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 7 (20.59%) XML
5 7 (20.59%) Unix
5 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
6 6 (17.65%) IBM
6 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
6 6 (17.65%) JIRA
6 6 (17.65%) CMake
6 6 (17.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (17.65%) Runbook
7 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
7 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
7 5 (14.71%) Netcool
7 5 (14.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 5 (14.71%) J2EE
7 5 (14.71%) C#
8 4 (11.76%) Network Security
8 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Test Management
8 4 (11.76%) Motion Graphics
8 4 (11.76%) User Experience

CGI
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Marvel
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Network Security
2 3 (8.82%) BGP
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) IPsec
2 3 (8.82%) MPLS
2 3 (8.82%) OSPF
3 2 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.94%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) Multicast
4 1 (2.94%) SMTP
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.88%) Redis
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) CMake
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) AppScan
2 1 (2.94%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.94%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.94%) Paros
2 1 (2.94%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) WebScarab
General
1 9 (26.47%) Banking
2 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.82%) Games
4 3 (8.82%) Retail
5 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) Build Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) XML
2 6 (17.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (14.71%) J2EE
4 3 (8.82%) .NET
4 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.88%) Catalyst
5 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (5.88%) React
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (5.88%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (2.94%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) EDI
6 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.94%) HTML5
6 1 (2.94%) JSON
6 1 (2.94%) SGML
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
6 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.94%) VRML
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Smart Meter
2 4 (11.76%) Motion Graphics
2 4 (11.76%) User Experience
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Augmented Reality
3 3 (8.82%) Graphic Design
4 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.94%) Blog
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Photography
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Podcast
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 7 (20.59%) Unix
4 3 (8.82%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
1 6 (17.65%) Runbook
2 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
3 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Test Management
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) OO
5 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) Kanban
6 1 (2.94%) OWASP
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) Perl
4 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
5 5 (14.71%) C#
6 3 (8.82%) C++
6 3 (8.82%) Java
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.88%) Ruby
7 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.94%) AWK
8 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.94%) sed
8 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CCNP
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ACCA
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Netcool
1 5 (14.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) F5
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Remedy
4 2 (5.88%) Arqiva
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.94%) HP