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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 630 607
Rank change year-on-year +44 -23  
Contract jobs citing CGI 16 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.024% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.085% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 25
Median daily rate £320 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.81% +12.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £410 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £604 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £550 £495
% change year-on-year -41.81% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £27.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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 15019 15261 15400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.08% 28.36% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10384 10752 10284
Median daily rate £427 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 178 208
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.69% -1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £16.60 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CGI in the UK

CGI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CGI in the UK

CGI
Top 14 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 23 June 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 +34 15 £320 -41.81% 41
London +4 7 £265 -41.11% 10
Birmingham - 4 £320 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £320 - 1
South East +5 1 £425 -22.72% 22
Edinburgh - 1 £110 - 3
Ipswich - 1 £850 -
Manchester - 1 £151 -
Winchester - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £425 -
Suffolk - 1 £850 -
North West - 1 £151 -
Scotland - 1 £110 - 8
East of England - 1 £850 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 13 (40.63%) Unix
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
4 10 (31.25%) Subversion
4 10 (31.25%) OOP
5 9 (28.13%) HTTP
5 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
5 9 (28.13%) Perl
6 8 (25.00%) C++
7 7 (21.88%) Python
7 7 (21.88%) ICMP
7 7 (21.88%) Smart Meter
7 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
7 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (18.75%) Puppet
8 6 (18.75%) Refactoring
8 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
8 6 (18.75%) Apache
8 6 (18.75%) OO
8 6 (18.75%) DNS
8 6 (18.75%) SSL
8 6 (18.75%) C
8 6 (18.75%) FastCGI
8 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (18.75%) Arqiva
9 5 (15.63%) Linux Command Line

CGI
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) HTTP
1 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.88%) ICMP
3 6 (18.75%) DNS
3 6 (18.75%) SSL
4 4 (12.50%) Internet
5 3 (9.38%) BGP
5 3 (9.38%) IPsec
5 3 (9.38%) MPLS
5 3 (9.38%) OSPF
5 3 (9.38%) SSH
6 2 (6.25%) BIG-IP
6 2 (6.25%) Firewall
6 2 (6.25%) Intranet
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 10 (31.25%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.50%) Advertising
2 3 (9.38%) Billing
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Perl Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Head of Operations
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (3.13%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Process Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) SOA Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) FastCGI
2 4 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (9.38%) Catalyst
3 3 (9.38%) DBIx::Class
4 2 (6.25%) .NET
4 2 (6.25%) Embperl
4 2 (6.25%) Java EE
4 2 (6.25%) LAMP
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Smart Meter
2 5 (15.63%) Data Structures
2 5 (15.63%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
3 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.50%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
1 13 (40.63%) Unix
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.38%) CentOS
3 3 (9.38%) Debian
3 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.25%) Solaris
4 2 (6.25%) SUSE
4 2 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) OOP
2 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.75%) OO
2 6 (18.75%) Refactoring
2 6 (18.75%) Reverse Engineering
2 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Open Source
5 3 (9.38%) Open Source Development
5 3 (9.38%) Prototyping
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) Perl
3 8 (25.00%) C++
4 7 (21.88%) Python
5 6 (18.75%) C
6 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
7 4 (12.50%) C#
7 4 (12.50%) Go
7 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
8 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.38%) SQL
9 2 (6.25%) PHP
9 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 2 (6.25%) Ruby
9 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
9 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) RHCE
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) HL7
1 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (18.75%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) Ansible
2 3 (9.38%) SELinux
3 2 (6.25%) CFEngine
4 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Arqiva
2 5 (15.63%) F5
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.50%) Splunk
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) Remedy
5 2 (6.25%) Blue Prism
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.13%) Infoflex
6 1 (3.13%) SAP