The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA Wily Introscope
Rank 559 529 539
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Contract jobs citing Introscope 27 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.054% 0.036%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £210 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £598 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £408 £440
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6772 6098 5158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.36% 12.73% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4523 3938 3275
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 134 145
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £32.50 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.24 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -4 20 £320 -20.00%
West Midlands - 4 £431 -
South East -26 2 - -
North West - 1 - -
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Introscope
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 59 (92.19%) WebSphere
2 57 (89.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 56 (87.50%) Linux
4 37 (57.81%) Windows
4 37 (57.81%) CA Wily
5 35 (54.69%) Jython
6 30 (46.88%) Apache
7 29 (45.31%) Solaris
8 28 (43.75%) ITIL
8 28 (43.75%) UNIX
9 26 (40.63%) Java
10 25 (39.06%) CA
11 23 (35.94%) IBM
12 20 (31.25%) Migration
12 20 (31.25%) zOS
12 20 (31.25%) CICS
12 20 (31.25%) DB2
12 20 (31.25%) AIX
12 20 (31.25%) Java EE
12 20 (31.25%) Load Balancing
12 20 (31.25%) LPAR
13 19 (29.69%) Python
14 18 (28.13%) Middleware
14 18 (28.13%) Finance
15 17 (26.56%) WebSphere Process Server
15 17 (26.56%) WebSphere Portal
16 16 (25.00%) Shell Script
16 16 (25.00%) HTTP
17 15 (23.44%) IIS
18 14 (21.88%) Oracle

Introscope
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 59 (92.19%) WebSphere
2 57 (89.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 30 (46.88%) Apache
4 20 (31.25%) CICS
5 17 (26.56%) WebSphere Portal
5 17 (26.56%) WebSphere Process Server
6 15 (23.44%) IIS
7 14 (21.88%) IBM HTTP Server
8 12 (18.75%) Tomcat
9 4 (6.25%) MQSeries
10 2 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) HTTP
2 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
2 13 (20.31%) SSL
2 13 (20.31%) Firewall
2 13 (20.31%) LDAP
3 11 (17.19%) BIG-IP
4 10 (15.63%) DNS
5 6 (9.38%) DMZ
6 4 (6.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) DB2
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) Informix
3 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.56%) HBase
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) JMeter
2 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (1.56%) Mockito
3 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.56%) JUnit
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Front Office
4 3 (4.69%) Back Office
5 2 (3.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Administrator
2 17 (26.56%) WebSphere Administrator
3 13 (20.31%) Applications Support
4 12 (18.75%) Applications Specialist
5 11 (17.19%) Server Administrator
5 11 (17.19%) Server Specialist
5 11 (17.19%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 10 (15.63%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 10 (15.63%) WebSphere Specialist
7 8 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Web Hosting Specialist
10 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) Applications Support Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Consultant
11 2 (3.13%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) Java EE
2 18 (28.13%) Middleware
3 13 (20.31%) .NET
4 12 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (17.19%) Worklight
6 5 (7.81%) J2EE
6 5 (7.81%) JDBC
6 5 (7.81%) SOAP
6 5 (7.81%) Web Services
7 4 (6.25%) JNDI
7 4 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (4.69%) WCF
9 2 (3.13%) HTML
10 1 (1.56%) Spring
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.56%) RESTful
10 1 (1.56%) PowerMock
10 1 (1.56%) JAX-RS
10 1 (1.56%) XML
10 1 (1.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) LPAR
2 14 (21.88%) Clustering
3 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (14.06%) PKI
5 4 (6.25%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.13%) Equities
7 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (87.50%) Linux
2 37 (57.81%) Windows
3 29 (45.31%) Solaris
4 28 (43.75%) UNIX
5 20 (31.25%) AIX
5 20 (31.25%) zOS
6 10 (15.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.69%) Windows NT
7 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) ITIL
2 20 (31.25%) Migration
2 20 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 14 (21.88%) Risk Management
4 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
4 11 (17.19%) Release Management
5 9 (14.06%) Change Management
6 8 (12.50%) Project Management
6 8 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 8 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 8 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.25%) Garbage Collection
9 4 (6.25%) High Availability
10 3 (4.69%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (4.69%) Regression Testing
10 3 (4.69%) BCP
10 3 (4.69%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) Jython
2 26 (40.63%) Java
3 19 (29.69%) Python
4 16 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 14 (21.88%) Perl
6 4 (6.25%) SQL
6 4 (6.25%) Korn
6 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.69%) PHP
7 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.56%) VB
8 1 (1.56%) R
8 1 (1.56%) VB6
8 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 37 (57.81%) CA Wily
2 12 (18.75%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.69%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.56%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) CA
2 23 (35.94%) IBM
3 14 (21.88%) Oracle
4 11 (17.19%) F5
4 11 (17.19%) AppDynamics
5 7 (10.94%) ATG
6 5 (7.81%) TIBCO
7 4 (6.25%) Sybase
8 3 (4.69%) Altiris
9 2 (3.13%) Adobe
9 2 (3.13%) HP
9 2 (3.13%) Dell
10 1 (1.56%) Perforce
10 1 (1.56%) OpenText
10 1 (1.56%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.56%) Metastorm
10 1 (1.56%) Compuware
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.56%) Vignette