The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Perforce products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perforce over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Perforce Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perforce
Rank 39 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Perforce 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% 1.89% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 4.05% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.22 - £30.13
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
183 173 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 52.44% 46.76% 50.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 106 67
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 29
Average hourly rate £20.50 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Perforce
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perforce across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Perforce Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Perforce
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perforce across the Cambridge region.

Perforce Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Perforce
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perforce across the Cambridge region.

Perforce Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Perforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perforce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perforce.

1 14 (87.50%) JIRA
2 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Python
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) Internet
3 10 (62.50%) QA
4 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
5 8 (50.00%) XML
6 7 (43.75%) Client/Server
6 7 (43.75%) C
6 7 (43.75%) C++
6 7 (43.75%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (43.75%) Streaming Media
7 5 (31.25%) IPTV
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
10 2 (12.50%) TDD
10 2 (12.50%) Wireless
10 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
10 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
10 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 2 (12.50%) Product Management
10 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
10 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
10 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems

Perforce
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perforce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perforce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Software Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Client/Server
1 7 (43.75%) Streaming Media
2 5 (31.25%) IPTV
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Product Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
1 13 (81.25%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Google