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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA Wily Introscope
Rank 569 552 526
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -26
Contract jobs citing Introscope 16 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.049% 0.036%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 8
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£413 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £264 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £408 £440
% change year-on-year
+1.22% -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
6989 6447 5501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.55% 13.04% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4641 4212 3511
Average daily rate £400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 134 134
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 August 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 August 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 -15 13 £413 +6.45% 1
West Midlands - 2 £413 -
North West - 1 - -
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Introscope
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 52 (92.86%) WebSphere
2 51 (91.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 50 (89.29%) Linux
4 39 (69.64%) Windows
5 35 (62.50%) Jython
6 34 (60.71%) CA Wily
7 27 (48.21%) Solaris
7 27 (48.21%) CA
8 23 (41.07%) zOS
8 23 (41.07%) CICS
8 23 (41.07%) AIX
8 23 (41.07%) DB2
8 23 (41.07%) Migration
8 23 (41.07%) LPAR
9 22 (39.29%) UNIX
10 21 (37.50%) Apache
10 21 (37.50%) ITIL
11 18 (32.14%) Java
12 17 (30.36%) IBM
12 17 (30.36%) WebSphere Process Server
12 17 (30.36%) WebSphere Portal
13 16 (28.57%) Python
14 15 (26.79%) Finance
15 14 (25.00%) Java EE
15 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
15 14 (25.00%) Middleware
16 13 (23.21%) HTTP
17 12 (21.43%) Oracle
18 11 (19.64%) .NET
18 11 (19.64%) IBM HTTP Server

Introscope
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 52 (92.86%) WebSphere
2 51 (91.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 23 (41.07%) CICS
4 21 (37.50%) Apache
5 17 (30.36%) WebSphere Portal
5 17 (30.36%) WebSphere Process Server
6 11 (19.64%) IBM HTTP Server
7 10 (17.86%) IIS
8 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) HTTP
2 10 (17.86%) SSL
2 10 (17.86%) BIG-IP
3 8 (14.29%) Firewall
3 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.50%) DNS
4 7 (12.50%) LDAP
5 4 (7.14%) HTTPS
6 3 (5.36%) DMZ
7 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) DB2
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Informix
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) HBase
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) JMeter
2 2 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) Mockito
3 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) JUnit
3 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Front Office
3 3 (5.36%) Back Office
3 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Administrator
2 17 (30.36%) WebSphere Administrator
3 15 (26.79%) Applications Specialist
4 14 (25.00%) Server Specialist
5 13 (23.21%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 13 (23.21%) WebSphere Specialist
6 12 (21.43%) Applications Support
7 11 (19.64%) Server Administrator
7 11 (19.64%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
8 7 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
8 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
9 5 (8.93%) Analyst
10 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Analyst
11 2 (3.57%) Consultant
11 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
11 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Consultant
11 2 (3.57%) Support Team Leader
12 1 (1.79%) Performance Engineer
12 1 (1.79%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) Middleware
1 14 (25.00%) Java EE
2 11 (19.64%) .NET
3 10 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (14.29%) Worklight
5 5 (8.93%) J2EE
5 5 (8.93%) JDBC
5 5 (8.93%) SOAP
5 5 (8.93%) Web Services
6 4 (7.14%) JNDI
7 3 (5.36%) WCF
8 2 (3.57%) HTML
9 1 (1.79%) Spring
9 1 (1.79%) RESTful
9 1 (1.79%) PowerMock
9 1 (1.79%) JAX-RS
9 1 (1.79%) XML
9 1 (1.79%) XSL
9 1 (1.79%) WSDL
9 1 (1.79%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.07%) LPAR
2 9 (16.07%) Clustering
3 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) PKI
4 4 (7.14%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.57%) Equities
6 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.79%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 50 (89.29%) Linux
2 39 (69.64%) Windows
3 27 (48.21%) Solaris
4 23 (41.07%) AIX
4 23 (41.07%) zOS
5 22 (39.29%) UNIX
6 7 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (5.36%) Windows NT
7 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Migration
2 21 (37.50%) ITIL
3 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 10 (17.86%) Release Management
4 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
4 10 (17.86%) Risk Management
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
5 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 7 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 7 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 6 (10.71%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) High Availability
7 4 (7.14%) Garbage Collection
8 3 (5.36%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.36%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.36%) BCP
9 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) Jython
2 18 (32.14%) Java
3 16 (28.57%) Python
4 10 (17.86%) Shell Script
4 10 (17.86%) Perl
5 4 (7.14%) SQL
5 4 (7.14%) Korn
5 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 34 (60.71%) CA Wily
2 11 (19.64%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 3 (5.36%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) CA
2 17 (30.36%) IBM
3 12 (21.43%) Oracle
4 10 (17.86%) F5
5 8 (14.29%) AppDynamics
6 6 (10.71%) ATG
7 4 (7.14%) Sybase
8 3 (5.36%) Altiris
9 2 (3.57%) HP
10 1 (1.79%) Compuware
10 1 (1.79%) Perforce
10 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg