The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Fredhopper skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fredhopper over the 3 months to 24 April 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.

SDL Fredhopper
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 - 640
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Fredhopper 6 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% - 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.15% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £500 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3930 4463 4791
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.49% 7.98% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2335 2734 2674
Median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £421 £425
% change year-on-year +7.01% -1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 44 34
Median hourly rate £37.64 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.75% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £9.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £49.80 £62.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £22.50 £29.42
% change year-on-year +67.86% -23.50%  

Fredhopper
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Fredhopper in the UK

Fredhopper
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fredhopper in the UK

Fredhopper
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fredhopper within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
London - 6 £500 - 1
England - 6 £500 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fredhopper 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 Fredhopper.

1 9 (90.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (90.00%) IBM
1 9 (90.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) ATG
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) OOD
3 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (60.00%) Retail
3 6 (60.00%) Omniture
3 6 (60.00%) Endeca
3 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) Mule
3 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 6 (60.00%) hybris
3 6 (60.00%) High Availability
3 6 (60.00%) Demandware
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) DB2
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) AIX

Fredhopper
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 9 (90.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) Mule
3 3 (30.00%) Apache
3 3 (30.00%) Commerce Server
3 3 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Endeca
2 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Informix
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (40.00%) Ajax
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) Worklight
4 1 (10.00%) EJB
4 1 (10.00%) Flash
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) JMS
4 1 (10.00%) JSP
4 1 (10.00%) WSDL
4 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) AIX
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (60.00%) High Availability
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) OOD
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Information Management
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile First
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) DSDM
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) ATG
3 6 (60.00%) Demandware
3 6 (60.00%) hybris
3 6 (60.00%) Omniture
4 3 (30.00%) AppDynamics
4 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (30.00%) Splunk
5 1 (10.00%) BEA
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Sybase
5 1 (10.00%) VeriFone
5 1 (10.00%) WorldPay
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