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 28 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.

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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 626 610
Rank change year-on-year +26 -16  
Contract jobs citing FatWire 8 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.024% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.055% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 19
Median daily rate £265 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.00% +17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £500 £388
% change year-on-year -47.00% +29.03%  
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 19880 23441 24407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.09% 43.75% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12294 14240 13819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 708 804 1038
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FatWire in the UK

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Top 9 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 28 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
Glasgow - 5 - -
Scotland - 5 - -
England +21 3 £265 -47.00%
London +23 1 - -
South East +5 1 - -
East of England -1 1 £265 -33.75%
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - -
Essex -6 1 £265 -33.75%
Milton Keynes -8 1 - -

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 13 (68.42%) CMS
1 13 (68.42%) Content Management
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) CSS
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
5 7 (36.84%) WebCenter
6 6 (31.58%) User Experience
7 5 (26.32%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (21.05%) J2EE
8 4 (21.05%) JSP
8 4 (21.05%) Solaris
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) Apache
8 4 (21.05%) Unix
8 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
9 3 (15.79%) Spring
9 3 (15.79%) Data Entry
9 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.79%) High Availability
9 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.79%) IBM
9 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
9 3 (15.79%) Web Services
10 2 (10.53%) XML
10 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
10 2 (10.53%) Perl

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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 13 (68.42%) CMS
2 4 (21.05%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (5.26%) CoreMedia CMS
5 1 (5.26%) Documentum
5 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (5.26%) Liferay
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Endeca
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
2 3 (15.79%) WebCenter Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Content Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Content Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) WebCenter
4 4 (21.05%) J2EE
4 4 (21.05%) JSP
5 3 (15.79%) Spring
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) Ajax
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) Java EE
6 2 (10.53%) LESS
6 2 (10.53%) Middleware
6 2 (10.53%) REST
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) XHTML
6 2 (10.53%) XML
7 1 (5.26%) J2SE
7 1 (5.26%) LAMP
7 1 (5.26%) RSS
7 1 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Handset
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Pricing Data
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Solaris
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Content Management
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Data Entry
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) SEO
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) B2C
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) E-business
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) RAD
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 2 (10.53%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) Google
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) hybris
4 1 (5.26%) Interwoven
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Omniture
4 1 (5.26%) OpenText
4 1 (5.26%) Percussion
4 1 (5.26%) Vignette