The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Mercator Software, Inc.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercator
Rank 598 597 558
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -39
Contract jobs citing Mercator 15 8 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.016% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 0.069% 0.036% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 12
Median daily rate - £590 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £440
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Mercator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21786 22192 21681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.24% 45.06% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13701 13176 12536
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 705 1010 1012
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Mercator as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mercator
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mercator Daily Rate Trend in England

Mercator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Mercator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mercator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 15 - - 2
Mercator
UK

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mercator also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Mercator.

1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (39.29%) GitHub
3 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
3 11 (39.29%) DevOps
3 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
4 10 (35.71%) Python
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) Automated Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Release Management
5 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
5 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
6 8 (28.57%) Migration
7 7 (25.00%) Ruby
8 6 (21.43%) Puppet
9 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle
9 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 4 (14.29%) ETL
10 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.29%) Ansible
11 3 (10.71%) Terraform
11 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
11 3 (10.71%) Workflow
11 3 (10.71%) IIS
11 3 (10.71%) .NET
11 3 (10.71%) Apache
11 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) IIS
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) GitHub
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.57%) Google Apps
3 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) SMTP
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) DataStage
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) Impala
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Consultant
2 9 (32.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (28.57%) Architect
4 6 (21.43%) DevOps Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Linux Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Data Architect
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
1 11 (39.29%) DevOps
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Automated Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Release Management
4 8 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Workflow
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.14%) Matrix Management
7 2 (7.14%) Open Source
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) Web Operations
8 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Python
2 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
3 7 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) Go
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) COBIT
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) SSAE 16
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) FedRAMP
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (21.43%) Puppet
3 4 (14.29%) Ansible
4 3 (10.71%) Terraform
5 1 (3.57%) Control-M
5 1 (3.57%) Grafana
5 1 (3.57%) Graphite
5 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (7.14%) Google
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.57%) BMC
4 1 (3.57%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) Talend
4 1 (3.57%) webMethods
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