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Q3 2013 review The IT Job Board has partnered with IT Jobs Watch to bring you a comprehensive overview of the IT recruitment industry in Q3 2013. Review national and regional statistics, covering skills in demand, salaries and jobs advertised. We hope you find this report useful. Q3 2013: July - September 2013 QOQ = Q3 2013 V's Q2 2013

YOY = Q3 2013 V's Q3 2012

Permanent IT jobs advertised by skill Skill

Q3 2013

Q2 2013

Q3 2012

QOQ

YOY

SQL

22,071

23,754

26,265

-7%

-16%

.NET

18,453

20,385

22,050

-9%

-16%

C#

16,984

19,133

19,877

-11%

-15%

HTML

15,147

16,556

16,232

-9%

-7%

JavaScript 14,562

15,300

15,037

-5%

-3%

Java

14,111

15,087

17,371

-6%

-19%

Oracle

10,595

11,271

12,905

-6%

-18%

Linux

10,182

10,988

12,498

-7%

-19%

PHP

5,977

6,722

6,389

-11%

-6%

C++

5,356

5,988

6,889

-11%

-22%

C

3,155

3,697

3,974

-15%

-21%

Demand for C++ fell 22% YOY Demand for PHP fell 11% QOQ

Demand for Java fell 6% QOQ

Contract IT jobs advertised by skill Skill

Q3 2013

Q2 2013

Q3 2012

QOQ

YOY

SQL

7,440

7,176

8,424

4%

-12%

Oracle

5,230

5,066

6,145

3%

-15%

Java

4,833

4,786

5,633

1%

-14%

.NET

4,776

4,683

5,654

2%

-16%

C#

4,420

4,437

4,969

0%

-11%

HTML

4,297

4,104

4,442

5%

-3%

JavaScript 4,139

3,752

4,058

10%

2%

Linux

3,342

3,057

3,240

9%

3%

C++

1,451

1,499

1,506

-3%

-4%

PHP

1,307

1,301

1,603

0%

-18%

C

954

1,072

1,249

-11%

-24%

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Jobs advertised for Javascript rose 10% QOQ Demand for Linux rose 3% YOY Jobs for HTML rose 5% QOQ


2013 movers and shakers See skills that have risen in demand YOY

Top ten permanent skills on the rise and average salaries (annual)

Skills on the rise

Windows Server 2012 £39,500

Sharepoint 2013 £45,000

AngularJS £45,000

Responsive Web Design £37,500

Sass £37,500

KnockoutJS £47,500

BackboneJS £45,000

SQL Server 2012 £41,500

Node.js £47,500

Windows 8 £35,000

Top ten contract skills on the rise and average salaries (daily)

Skills on the rise

Opscode Chef £450

Sharepoint 2013 £400

AngularJS £388 Windows Server 2012 £325

Windows 8 £325

Responsive Web Design £350

EMIR £550

KnockoutJS £375

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SQL Server 2012 £400

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Backbone.js £375


Average Permanent IT salaries by skill Skill

Q3 2013

Q2 2013

Q3 2012

QOQ

YOY

Oracle Java Linux C++ JavaScript .NET C# C SQL HTML PHP

£50,000 £50,000 £45,000 £45,000 £40,000 £40,000 £40,000 £42,771 £41,500 £39,000 £37,500

£47,500 £47,500 £42,500 £45,000 £40,000 £40,000 £40,000 £42,500 £40,000 £37,500 £36,000

£47,500 £47,500 £42,500 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000 £40,000 £40,500 £40,000 £37,500 £36,250

5% 5% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 4% 4% 4%

5% 5% 6% 6% 0% 0% 0% 6% 4% 4% 3%

Average salary for Oracle rose 5% QOQ

Average salary for C skill rose 6%YOY

Average salary for HTML rose 4% YOY

Average Contract IT salaries by skill Daily Rates Skill

Q3 2013

Q2 2013

Q3 2012

QOQ

YOY

SQL Oracle Java .NET C# HTML JavaScript Linux C++ PHP C

£375 £350 £375 £450 £350 £450 £350 £400 £425 £315 £388

£375 £383 £400 £450 £335 £450 £350 £400 £425 £300 £388

£375 £375 £375 £450 £325 £405 £338 £388 £425 £315 £380

0% -9% -6% 0% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5% 0%

0% -7% 0% 0% 8% 11% 4% 3% 0% 0% 2%

Hourly Rates Skill

Q3 2013

Q2 2013

Q3 2012

QOQ

YOY

Linux Java C++ JavaScript .NET C# C HTML Oracle PHP SQL

£37.50 £37.25 £37.00 £36.00 £35.00 £35.00 £33.50 £30.00 £30.00 £26.50 £23.06

£37.50 £37.50 £37.50 £35.00 £35.00 £35.00 £32.50 £29.96 £34.00 £22.66 £26.00

£37.50 £37.00 £37.50 £30.00 £34.00 £36.00 £37.50 £25.73 £33.00 £28.00 £27.50

0% -1% -1% 3% 0% 0% 3% 0% -12% 17% -11%

0% 1% -1% 20% 3% -3% -11% 17% -9% -5% -16%

All permanent and contract rates are exclusive of recruitment agency fees, commissions, employee benefits and performance related bonuses

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Daily rate for C# rose 8% YOY

Daily rate for HTML rose 11% YOY Hourly rate for PHP rose 17% QOQ


Total IT jobs advertised in Q3 2013 148,271 -2% QOQ -13%YOY

Permanent demand by region National permanent IT jobs advertised 99,454 -4% -13%

Scotland 2,893 Scotland 3,507 +12%-7% +12%-9% North East 608 -3% -15% North West 6,252 -12% -13%

East Midlands 3,052 1% --4%

West Midlands -3%+13% 4% West Midlands 4,998 4,921 +4%

East of England 6,583 -12% -28%

Thames Valley 8,607 -3% -4%

London 41,709 -1% -15% South East +10% +10% South East25,211 19,611 -7% -12%

South West 4,768 -5% -15%

Key: Advertised Jobs QOQ % change = Q3 2013 V’s Q2 2013 YOY % change = Q3 2013 V’s Q3 2012

Contract demand by region National contract IT jobs advertised 48,817 4% -14%

Scotland 2,306 -5% -9% North East 316 0% -33% North West 2,714 16% -17%

West Midlands 1,953 16% -13% Thames Valley 3,854 6% -13% Thames Valley 5,165 +8% +14% South West 2,120 9% -31%

East Midlands 1,480 17% -6%

East of England 2,202 2% -30% London 23,314 5% -8% South East 8,090 4% -17%

Key: Advertised Jobs QOQ % change = Q3 2013 V’s Q2 2013 YOY % change = Q3 2013 V’s Q3 2012

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Q3 2013 market report