The first table below looks at the demand for AppScan skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppScan over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank 564 536 560
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Contract jobs citing AppScan 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.031% 0.054% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£361 £480 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.89% +53.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £480 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £480 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 - £306
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6456 5516 5685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.06% 11.84% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4221 3529 3389
Average daily rate £398 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.57% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 133 206
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
AppScan
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AppScan
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppScan across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

AppScan Jobs Demand Trend in England

AppScan
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

AppScan Daily Rate Trend in England

AppScan
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppScan within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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South East - 2 £361 -
London - - - -
AppScan
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AppScan
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing AppScan 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 AppScan.

1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ATM
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
3 1 (16.67%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (16.67%) C#

AppScan
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing AppScan 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 AppScan. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ATM
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) SWIFTNet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) Change Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM