Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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.

Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 791 837 800
Rank change year-on-year +46 -37 +7
Contract jobs citing CGI 26 30 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.030% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.092% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 41
England median daily rate £320 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.36% +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £258 £313 £280
90th Percentile £438 £695 £540
UK median daily rate £320 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -34.36% +2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
England median hourly rate - £13.00 £27.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.00% -
UK median hourly rate - £13.00 £27.66
% change year-on-year - -53.00% -

CGI 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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 28308 29304 28390
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.27% 28.89% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19646 20697 19035
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £310 £294 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 365 393
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.25 £15.24
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £52.19
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £37.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +8.72% +0.68% +5.71%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 2017. 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
London +18 14 £388 -22.50% 10
South East +46 4 £425 -12.82% 16
West Midlands - 4 £320 -
Midlands - 4 £320 -
North of England +57 1 £151 -57.00% 1
North West +38 1 £151 -
East of England -7 1 £850 - 3
CGI
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 11 (42.31%) OOP
1 11 (42.31%) Subversion
2 10 (38.46%) Unix
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 9 (34.62%) C++
3 9 (34.62%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) Perl
3 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
4 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 7 (26.92%) Refactoring
5 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Reverse Engineering
5 7 (26.92%) Smart Meter
5 7 (26.92%) FastCGI
5 7 (26.92%) C
5 7 (26.92%) OO
5 7 (26.92%) Apache
5 7 (26.92%) HTTP
5 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
5 7 (26.92%) DNS
5 7 (26.92%) SSL
6 6 (23.08%) F5
7 5 (19.23%) Puppet
7 5 (19.23%) Go
7 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
7 5 (19.23%) ICMP
7 5 (19.23%) Python
7 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
7 5 (19.23%) Arqiva

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 7 (26.92%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
1 7 (26.92%) HTTP
1 7 (26.92%) SSL
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) ICMP
3 4 (15.38%) BGP
3 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 4 (15.38%) IPsec
3 4 (15.38%) MPLS
3 4 (15.38%) OSPF
4 3 (11.54%) Firewall
5 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.69%) Intranet
6 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Subversion
2 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (15.38%) Advertising
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Billing
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) Perl Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Web Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Head of IT Operations
4 1 (3.85%) Head of Operations
4 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Payments Test Manager
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) SOA Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) FastCGI
2 4 (15.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) Catalyst
3 2 (7.69%) DBIx::Class
3 2 (7.69%) Embperl
3 2 (7.69%) Java EE
3 2 (7.69%) LAMP
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Smart Meter
2 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
3 4 (15.38%) Augmented Reality
3 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 4 (15.38%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
1 10 (38.46%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
3 2 (7.69%) SUSE
3 2 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) OOP
2 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 7 (26.92%) OO
3 7 (26.92%) Refactoring
3 7 (26.92%) Reverse Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) Patch Management
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.69%) Robotic Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Robotic Process Automation
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C++
1 9 (34.62%) Java
1 9 (34.62%) Perl
2 7 (26.92%) C
3 5 (19.23%) Go
3 5 (19.23%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) CCNP
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) F5
2 5 (19.23%) Arqiva
3 4 (15.38%) Remedy
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.54%) Splunk
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Blue Prism
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Infoflex
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) SAP