The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus over the 3 months to 25 September 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 Micro Focus.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Micro Focus
Rank 608 638 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Contract jobs citing Micro Focus 18 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.025% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.082% 0.057% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Median daily rate £500 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £418 -
% change year-on-year
+16.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Micro Focus
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
21967 22802 23784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.67% 43.26% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13575 13737 13683
Median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 766 986 1100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -6.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

Micro Focus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Micro Focus Jobs Demand Trend in England

Micro Focus
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Micro Focus Daily Rate Trend in England

Micro Focus
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Micro Focus across the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Micro Focus Daily Rate Histogram in England

Micro Focus
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Micro Focus Hourly Rate Trend in England

Micro Focus
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 Micro Focus within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
North West +24 14 £475 +16.20%
West Midlands -19 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
Micro Focus
UK

Micro Focus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus.

1 48 (87.27%) COBOL
2 38 (69.09%) Linux
3 35 (63.64%) C
4 30 (54.55%) Oracle
5 29 (52.73%) Tuxedo
6 28 (50.91%) Java
7 27 (49.09%) Oracle Database
8 24 (43.64%) Clustering
9 23 (41.82%) Shell Script
10 20 (36.36%) Bash Shell
11 19 (34.55%) Relational Database
11 19 (34.55%) RDBMS
12 16 (29.09%) Unix
13 12 (21.82%) Middleware
14 8 (14.55%) Eclipse
14 8 (14.55%) Windows
14 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
14 8 (14.55%) Re-Platforming
15 6 (10.91%) C#
15 6 (10.91%) Migration
16 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (9.09%) VME
16 5 (9.09%) ICL
16 5 (9.09%) SAP
16 5 (9.09%) Smalltalk
16 5 (9.09%) MQSeries
16 5 (9.09%) IBM
16 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
17 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
17 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Micro Focus
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 29 (52.73%) Tuxedo
2 5 (9.09%) MQSeries
3 3 (5.45%) SAS
4 2 (3.64%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (49.09%) Oracle Database
2 19 (34.55%) RDBMS
2 19 (34.55%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (5.45%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Eclipse
1 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.27%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (7.27%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Automotive
2 3 (5.45%) Billing
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (78.18%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) COBOL Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) COBOL Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Middleware Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Programmer
5 3 (5.45%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) COBOL Programmer
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (3.64%) C Developer
6 2 (3.64%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
6 2 (3.64%) Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.82%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.82%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Smalltalk Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) Middleware
2 4 (7.27%) Web Services
2 4 (7.27%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (43.64%) Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (69.09%) Linux
2 16 (29.09%) Unix
3 8 (14.55%) Windows
4 5 (9.09%) VME
5 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.45%) AIX
6 3 (5.45%) SUSE
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Re-Platforming
2 6 (10.91%) Migration
3 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.45%) Analytics
4 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.45%) Change Control
4 3 (5.45%) CRM
4 3 (5.45%) Data Analytics
4 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.45%) Document Management
4 3 (5.45%) Workflow
5 2 (3.64%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.82%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (1.82%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL
6 1 (1.82%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 48 (87.27%) COBOL
2 35 (63.64%) C
3 28 (50.91%) Java
4 23 (41.82%) Shell Script
5 20 (36.36%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.91%) C#
7 5 (9.09%) Smalltalk
8 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.45%) VBScript
9 1 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) R
9 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) IBM
2 5 (9.09%) ICL
2 5 (9.09%) SAP
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft