The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of FatWire products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FatWire 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the FatWire Corporation.

FatWire
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 630 615
Rank change year-on-year +41 -15  
Contract jobs citing FatWire 13 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.024% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.063% 0.054% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 13
Median daily rate £265 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £445 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £564 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -47.00% +42.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FatWire is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20514 24183 25039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.82% 44.94% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12454 14905 14646
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 709 826 1130
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FatWire in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FatWire in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FatWire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FatWire in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FatWire in the UK

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Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FatWire 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 +31 12 £265 -47.00%
South East +2 6 £373 -25.50%
Berkshire +16 5 - -
London - 4 £225 -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
East of England -5 2 £265 -33.75%
Essex -12 2 £265 -33.75%
Surrey - 1 £373 -
Woking - 1 £373 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FatWire 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 FatWire.

1 19 (95.00%) CMS
2 18 (90.00%) Content Management
3 15 (75.00%) HTML
4 12 (60.00%) CSS
5 10 (50.00%) User Experience
6 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
6 8 (40.00%) Java
6 8 (40.00%) IBM
7 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (30.00%) SEO
8 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (30.00%) JSP
8 6 (30.00%) Web Services
8 6 (30.00%) XML
8 6 (30.00%) Analytics
9 5 (25.00%) Marketing
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) Spring
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle
10 4 (20.00%) Adobe
10 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (20.00%) Data Entry
10 4 (20.00%) HTML5
11 3 (15.00%) Website Architecture
11 3 (15.00%) REST
11 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (15.00%) JAX-RS
11 3 (15.00%) Sass
11 3 (15.00%) LESS

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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 19 (95.00%) CMS
2 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.00%) CoreMedia CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.00%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Ant
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) CMS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) WebCenter Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) JSP
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) XML
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.00%) Java EE
5 3 (15.00%) JAX-RS
5 3 (15.00%) JAX-WS
5 3 (15.00%) JSTL
5 3 (15.00%) LESS
5 3 (15.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) Sass
5 3 (15.00%) Servlets
5 3 (15.00%) XSD
5 3 (15.00%) XSL
5 3 (15.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (15.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (10.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) Handset
4 1 (5.00%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Solaris
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Content Management
2 6 (30.00%) Analytics
2 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) SEO
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Data Entry
5 3 (15.00%) B2C
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) RAD
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (15.00%) Website Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (10.00%) Personalization
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) Adobe
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Google
3 3 (15.00%) Interwoven
3 3 (15.00%) Lotus
3 3 (15.00%) Omniture
3 3 (15.00%) OpenText
3 3 (15.00%) Percussion
3 3 (15.00%) Vignette
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft