The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Alfresco skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Alfresco over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Alfresco
UK
Rank 587 598 598
Rank change year-on-year +11 0  
Contract jobs citing Alfresco 12 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.057% 0.044%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 13
Median daily rate £550 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £538 £425
% change year-on-year +2.32% +26.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Alfresco is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7784 9113 9021
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.41% 17.25% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5089 5794 5356
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £561 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 225 316
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.92 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +4.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Alfresco
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Alfresco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Alfresco in the UK

Alfresco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Alfresco in the UK

Alfresco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Alfresco in the UK

Alfresco
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alfresco within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 12 £550 +25.71% 4
Bristol +7 4 £575 +48.38%
South West +5 4 £575 +48.38% 1
South East +16 3 £600 +71.42%
East of England -2 3 £525 +10.52%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £525 -
Hampshire +4 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £525 -
Southampton - 2 - -
London -3 1 - - 3
Oxford - 1 £600 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £600 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Alfresco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Alfresco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Alfresco.

1 27 (69.23%) Java
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Spring
3 18 (46.15%) TDD
4 17 (43.59%) GitHub
5 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
6 15 (38.46%) DevOps
6 15 (38.46%) Pair Programming
6 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (33.33%) Java EE
7 13 (33.33%) SQL
7 13 (33.33%) JUnit
8 12 (30.77%) JBoss
8 12 (30.77%) Migration
9 11 (28.21%) WebSphere Process Server
9 11 (28.21%) BPEL
9 11 (28.21%) Maven
9 11 (28.21%) WebSphere
9 11 (28.21%) BPMN
9 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
9 11 (28.21%) Mockito
9 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
10 10 (25.64%) Publishing
10 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
10 10 (25.64%) Scrum
10 10 (25.64%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
12 8 (20.51%) Apache
12 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
12 8 (20.51%) Apache Solr

Alfresco
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.77%) JBoss
2 11 (28.21%) WebSphere
2 11 (28.21%) WebSphere Process Server
3 10 (25.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
5 8 (20.51%) Apache
5 8 (20.51%) Apache Solr
6 6 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (15.38%) Liferay
7 5 (12.82%) nginx
8 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
9 3 (7.69%) CMS
9 3 (7.69%) Documentum
10 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (2.56%) Drupal
10 1 (2.56%) FileNet
10 1 (2.56%) LiveCycle
10 1 (2.56%) LiveLink
10 1 (2.56%) Magnolia
10 1 (2.56%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) GitHub
2 4 (10.26%) IaaS
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) OLAP
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
2 13 (33.33%) JUnit
3 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
3 11 (28.21%) Maven
3 11 (28.21%) Mockito
4 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.26%) Gradle
4 4 (10.26%) IntelliJ
4 4 (10.26%) JIRA
4 4 (10.26%) Subversion
4 4 (10.26%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.56%) Bower
5 1 (2.56%) Grunt
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) TestNG
General
1 10 (25.64%) Publishing
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Java Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) Architect
4 10 (25.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) Java Software Developer
4 10 (25.64%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) Software Developer
4 10 (25.64%) Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Angular Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.56%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) Spring
2 13 (33.33%) Java EE
3 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
3 7 (17.95%) HTML
4 5 (12.82%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (12.82%) J2EE
4 5 (12.82%) Struts
5 4 (10.26%) JSR 168
5 4 (10.26%) Servlets
5 4 (10.26%) Velocity
5 4 (10.26%) XHTML
5 4 (10.26%) XML
5 4 (10.26%) XSLT
6 3 (7.69%) CSS
6 3 (7.69%) CSS3
6 3 (7.69%) HTML5
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) LAMP
6 3 (7.69%) Middleware
6 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Solaris
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) TDD
3 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (38.46%) DevOps
3 15 (38.46%) Pair Programming
4 12 (30.77%) Migration
5 11 (28.21%) BPEL
5 11 (28.21%) BPMN
5 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
6 10 (25.64%) Scrum
6 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
7 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
7 8 (20.51%) Open Source
8 6 (15.38%) Project Management
9 5 (12.82%) IT Strategy
9 5 (12.82%) SOA
9 5 (12.82%) Workflow
10 4 (10.26%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) Java
2 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) Groovy
4 4 (10.26%) Perl
4 4 (10.26%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) Ruby
4 4 (10.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Ganglia
2 3 (7.69%) Graphite
2 3 (7.69%) Nagios
2 3 (7.69%) StatsD
3 2 (5.13%) Ansible
3 2 (5.13%) Kibana
3 2 (5.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) ClickSoftware Technologies
1 4 (10.26%) GigaSpaces
1 4 (10.26%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe
2 1 (2.56%) IBM
2 1 (2.56%) Interwoven
2 1 (2.56%) OpenText
2 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.56%) Vignette
2 1 (2.56%) WSO2
2 1 (2.56%) Xerox