The first table below looks at the demand for Introscope 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 Introscope 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
CA Wily Introscope
Rank 542 522 537
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing Introscope 24 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.036% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.31% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 15
Average daily rate
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£388 £450 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +39.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £425 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £600 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £440 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.38% +76.00%
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% -
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Introscope
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Introscope Jobs Demand Trend in England

Introscope
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Introscope Daily Rate Trend in England

Introscope
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Introscope across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Introscope Daily Rate Histogram in England

Introscope
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Introscope Hourly Rate Trend in England

Introscope
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 Introscope 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 14 £388 -18.42% 1
South East -1 10 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Introscope
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 25 (75.76%) WebSphere Application Server
1 25 (75.76%) WebSphere
2 23 (69.70%) IBM
3 22 (66.67%) Linux
4 20 (60.61%) HTTP
5 19 (57.58%) SSL
6 18 (54.55%) IBM HTTP Server
6 18 (54.55%) Jython
7 17 (51.52%) Apache
8 15 (45.45%) Middleware
9 13 (39.39%) Retail
9 13 (39.39%) Python
9 13 (39.39%) UNIX
9 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell
10 12 (36.36%) Java
11 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
11 11 (33.33%) Performance Testing
11 11 (33.33%) Worklight
11 11 (33.33%) CA Wily
12 9 (27.27%) J2EE
12 9 (27.27%) JDBC
13 8 (24.24%) Web Services
14 7 (21.21%) Windows
14 7 (21.21%) AIX
14 7 (21.21%) ITIL
14 7 (21.21%) Perl
14 7 (21.21%) SQL
14 7 (21.21%) HTTPS
14 7 (21.21%) DNS
14 7 (21.21%) Korn

Introscope
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 25 (75.76%) WebSphere Application Server
1 25 (75.76%) WebSphere
2 18 (54.55%) IBM HTTP Server
3 17 (51.52%) Apache
4 6 (18.18%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (12.12%) Liferay
6 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Cordys
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) HTTP
2 19 (57.58%) SSL
3 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 7 (21.21%) HTTPS
4 5 (15.15%) Intranet
4 5 (15.15%) Internet
5 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.12%) Firewall
6 3 (9.09%) FTP
7 1 (3.03%) LDAP
7 1 (3.03%) Extranet
7 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
2 4 (12.12%) Toad
3 3 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (9.09%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (9.09%) JProfiler
4 2 (6.06%) PhoneGap
4 2 (6.06%) JUnit
4 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.06%) Xcode
5 1 (3.03%) WebLOAD
5 1 (3.03%) JMeter
General
1 13 (39.39%) Retail
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Administrator
2 12 (36.36%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Server Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Web Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Test Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Web Content Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Middleware
2 11 (33.33%) Worklight
3 9 (27.27%) J2EE
3 9 (27.27%) JDBC
4 8 (24.24%) Web Services
5 6 (18.18%) SOAP
5 6 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (15.15%) JNDI
7 4 (12.12%) WebCenter
8 3 (9.09%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) ODBC
9 2 (6.06%) XML
9 2 (6.06%) HTML
9 2 (6.06%) HTML5
9 2 (6.06%) Java EE
9 2 (6.06%) JSON
9 2 (6.06%) Spring
10 1 (3.03%) JRules
10 1 (3.03%) REST
10 1 (3.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) PMI
1 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) RIA
3 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) UNIX
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) AIX
4 6 (18.18%) SUSE
5 3 (9.09%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (18.18%) High Availability
4 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Stress Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Usability Testing
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.06%) EAI
7 2 (6.06%) SOA
7 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Jython
2 13 (39.39%) Python
2 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell
3 12 (36.36%) Java
4 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 7 (21.21%) Korn
5 7 (21.21%) Perl
5 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 3 (9.09%) VB
6 3 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
7 2 (6.06%) ActionScript
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) C#
8 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) CA Wily
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) nmon
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.03%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) IBM
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) ATG
3 4 (12.12%) FatWire
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) CA
5 2 (6.06%) JBoss
5 2 (6.06%) Splunk
5 2 (6.06%) Perforce
5 2 (6.06%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Cognos
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) Compuware