The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perforce
Rank 36 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Perforce 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.92% 0.52% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% 1.05% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £320 - £440
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £338 £445
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -24.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £56.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.13 £41.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.40%
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
168 191 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.03% 49.48% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 65 88
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 28
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Perforce
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) C
2 7 (77.78%) Subversion
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) MPEG
4 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) RTP
4 5 (55.56%) IPTV
4 5 (55.56%) Streaming Video
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) GStreamer
4 5 (55.56%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Broadband
5 4 (44.44%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (22.22%) SNMP
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) Network Management
6 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) OO PHP

Perforce
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) RTP
2 4 (44.44%) Broadband
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Robotium
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) OO PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) GStreamer
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) J2SE
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) MPEG
1 5 (55.56%) IPTV
1 5 (55.56%) Streaming Video
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) C
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) PHP5
6 1 (11.11%) Groovy
6 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby
6 1 (11.11%) Korn
6 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft