Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 898 859
Rank change year-on-year +62 -39 +7
Contract jobs citing Fredhopper 6 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.003% 0.011%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.078% 0.035% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
UK median daily rate £500 £625 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 7705 8664 9474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.03% 7.87% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4445 5128 5218
UK median daily rate £450 £426 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% -2.74% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £275
90th Percentile £639 £600 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 98 92
UK median hourly rate £32.25 £28.75 £26.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.17% +8.39% -15.79%
10th Percentile £13.13 £10.42 £12.83
90th Percentile £62.50 £78.05 £64.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.40% +25.00% -23.08%

Fredhopper
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Fredhopper as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +60 6 £500 -20.00%
London +21 6 £500 -20.00%

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (100.00%) ATG
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
1 6 (100.00%) Omniture
1 6 (100.00%) Endeca
1 6 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) hybris
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
1 6 (100.00%) Demandware
1 6 (100.00%) Mule
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (50.00%) Information Management
2 3 (50.00%) Line Management
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science

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 6 (100.00%) Mule
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Endeca
General
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Java Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Technical Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Information Management
2 3 (50.00%) Line Management
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) ATG
1 6 (100.00%) Demandware
1 6 (100.00%) hybris
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Omniture
2 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com