The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Stripes Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stripes Framework over the 3 months to 29 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.

Stripes Framework
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 642 620
Rank change year-on-year +38 -22  
Contract jobs citing Stripes Framework 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.040% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Stripes Framework 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 14232 15083 14189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.46% 28.02% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9874 10486 9196
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 224 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Stripes Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Stripes Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Stripes Framework in the UK

Stripes Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stripes Framework in the UK

Stripes Framework
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 Stripes Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +44 1 £475 +11.76%
London +26 1 £475 +11.76%

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stripes Framework 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 Stripes Framework.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Tapestry
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) GWT
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Wicket
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) RIFE

Stripes Framework
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Games Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Wicket
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) GWT
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) RIFE
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript