Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Active Record skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Record over the 6 months to 9 May 2021 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.

Active Record Pattern
UK
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 672 654 850
Rank change year-on-year -18 +196 +58
Contract jobs citing Active Record 2 3 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.004% 0.007% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
10th Percentile " £525 £504
25th Percentile £425 £544 £509
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £600 £610
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% -1.64% +43.53%
75th Percentile £475 £625 £718
90th Percentile " " "
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -

Active Record is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 48,824 44,273 80,719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 87.21% 85.27% 87.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33,443 29,390 54,237
10th Percentile £310 £288 £300
25th Percentile £400 £380 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,469 1,371 2,007
10th Percentile £12.22 £12.36 £11.50
25th Percentile £15.70 £15.97 £14.25
Median hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £22.93
Median % change year-on-year +20.45% -4.06% +11.01%
75th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £44.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.00 £50.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.93% -11.06% +15.38%

Active Record
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Active Record as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Active Record in the UK

Active Record
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Active Record.

Daily rate trend for Active Record in the UK

Active Record
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Record within the UK over the 6 months to 9 May 2021. 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
England +5 2 £450 -25.00%
London -27 2 £450 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Active Record also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Active Record.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) OAuth
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) OAuth2
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Debt

Active Record
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) OAuth
1 2 (100.00%) OAuth2
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Debt
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker