The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CGI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CGI over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
UK
Rank 570 613 589
Rank change year-on-year +43 -24  
Contract jobs citing CGI 16 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.032% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 17
Median daily rate £425 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £350 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £690 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £488
% change year-on-year +13.33% -23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13899 14787 13862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.29% 28.00% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9628 10237 8968
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 227 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

CGI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CGI in the UK

CGI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CGI in the UK

CGI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CGI over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CGI in the UK

CGI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CGI in the UK

CGI
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CGI within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +46 15 £425 -5.55% 35
South East +21 7 £425 +13.33% 22
London +12 7 £388 -22.50% 8
Hampshire +22 4 £425 +13.33% 1
Berkshire +23 3 £500 +17.64% 3
Reading +19 3 £500 +17.64% 2
Winchester - 3 £425 - 1
Hayes - 2 £388 -
Southampton +3 1 £375 -
City of London -1 1 - - 2
Edinburgh - 1 £475 - 2
Scotland - 1 £475 - 3

CGI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 with a requirement for CGI.

1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Unix
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) Python
4 7 (29.17%) Perl
5 6 (25.00%) C++
5 6 (25.00%) OOP
5 6 (25.00%) HTTP
5 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (20.83%) Smart Meter
6 5 (20.83%) MySQL
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) C
7 4 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (16.67%) JBoss
7 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Go
7 4 (16.67%) Arqiva
8 3 (12.50%) Open Source Development
8 3 (12.50%) Prototyping
8 3 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (12.50%) Catalyst
8 3 (12.50%) DBIx::Class
8 3 (12.50%) Embperl
8 3 (12.50%) SDLC

CGI
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 4 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Spatial
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) ICMP
2 3 (12.50%) SSH
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) BGP
3 2 (8.33%) IPsec
3 2 (8.33%) MPLS
3 2 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Intranet
4 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) JProfiler
General
1 3 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Perl Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Open Source Developer
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) SOA Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Web Hosting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Catalyst
1 3 (12.50%) DBIx::Class
1 3 (12.50%) Embperl
1 3 (12.50%) FastCGI
1 3 (12.50%) LAMP
2 2 (8.33%) Memcached
2 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (4.17%) Java EE
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Smart Meter
2 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (8.33%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.33%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
1 10 (41.67%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.50%) CentOS
3 3 (12.50%) Debian
3 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) SUSE
4 2 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) OOP
2 4 (16.67%) OO
2 4 (16.67%) TDD
2 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Open Source
3 3 (12.50%) Open Source Development
3 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 3 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 3 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) Perl
2 7 (29.17%) Python
3 6 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (16.67%) C
4 4 (16.67%) Go
5 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) RHCE
4 2 (8.33%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) CCSA
5 1 (4.17%) CCSE
5 1 (4.17%) CCSP
5 1 (4.17%) CEH
5 1 (4.17%) CISM
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) HL7
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) NFS
1 2 (8.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
1 3 (12.50%) SELinux
2 1 (4.17%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Arqiva
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) Splunk
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) F5
3 2 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.17%) Infoflex
4 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
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