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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Micro Focus over the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Micro Focus
Rank 576 581 590
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Micro Focus 45 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.036% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.078% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 2
Average daily rate £305 £335 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.95% +39.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £318 £240
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +32.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
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
22456 22937 22484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.84% 45.31% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 13285 12927
Average daily rate £413 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 996 1000
Average hourly rate £18.28 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.04 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Micro Focus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Micro Focus across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Micro Focus within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
North West - 30 £300 -
North East -23 9 £313 -10.06%
West Midlands -23 3 - -
South East -13 2 - - 2
London -13 1 - -
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UK

Micro Focus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus.

1 67 (91.78%) COBOL
2 50 (68.49%) Linux
3 43 (58.90%) Tuxedo
4 42 (57.53%) Oracle
5 31 (42.47%) VME
6 30 (41.10%) Java
7 23 (31.51%) Oracle Database
8 22 (30.14%) C
8 22 (30.14%) Mainframe
8 22 (30.14%) Red Hat
8 22 (30.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (27.40%) Finance
9 20 (27.40%) Eclipse
10 19 (26.03%) Visual Studio
11 17 (23.29%) Migration
12 16 (21.92%) Shell Script
12 16 (21.92%) Bash Shell
12 16 (21.92%) Waterfall
13 15 (20.55%) Clustering
14 14 (19.18%) Project Management
14 14 (19.18%) Middleware
14 14 (19.18%) RDBMS
14 14 (19.18%) Relational Database
15 13 (17.81%) C#
15 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
16 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
17 11 (15.07%) C++
17 11 (15.07%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (15.07%) Unix

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (58.90%) Tuxedo
2 6 (8.22%) Apache
2 6 (8.22%) CICS
2 6 (8.22%) IIS
2 6 (8.22%) TPMS
2 6 (8.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.74%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) FTP
1 6 (8.22%) SSL
1 6 (8.22%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.37%) 802.11
2 1 (1.37%) BGP
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) IPsec
2 1 (1.37%) IPv6
2 1 (1.37%) LAN
2 1 (1.37%) OSPF
2 1 (1.37%) SNMP
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) VLAN
2 1 (1.37%) VPN
2 1 (1.37%) WAN
2 1 (1.37%) Wireless
2 1 (1.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) Oracle Database
2 14 (19.18%) RDBMS
2 14 (19.18%) Relational Database
3 11 (15.07%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
5 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 6 (8.22%) DB2
5 6 (8.22%) Easytrieve
5 6 (8.22%) MS Access
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Eclipse
2 19 (26.03%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.59%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (8.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (1.37%) Hudson
5 1 (1.37%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) Maven
5 1 (1.37%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (57.53%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) COBOL Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (10.96%) Test Manager
5 7 (9.59%) Test Assurance Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Applications Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.11%) C Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Scrum Master
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Applications Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) Middleware
2 8 (10.96%) XML
3 7 (9.59%) Web Services
4 6 (8.22%) .NET
4 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.22%) ISPF
5 3 (4.11%) J2EE
6 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.37%) HTML
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.37%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.37%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) Mainframe
2 15 (20.55%) Clustering
3 6 (8.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (8.22%) VSAM
4 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (68.49%) Linux
2 31 (42.47%) VME
3 22 (30.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (15.07%) Unix
5 7 (9.59%) SUSE
6 6 (8.22%) MVS
7 5 (6.85%) AIX
8 2 (2.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.29%) Migration
3 16 (21.92%) Waterfall
4 14 (19.18%) Project Management
5 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
6 9 (12.33%) Supplier Management
7 7 (9.59%) Automated Testing
7 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.22%) Test Management
9 5 (6.85%) Re-Platforming
10 4 (5.48%) ITIL
10 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.11%) Project Planning
11 3 (4.11%) Release Management
11 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (4.11%) Scrum
11 3 (4.11%) Service Management
12 2 (2.74%) Test Strategy
13 1 (1.37%) Agile Project Management
13 1 (1.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 67 (91.78%) COBOL
2 30 (41.10%) Java
3 22 (30.14%) C
4 16 (21.92%) Bash Shell
4 16 (21.92%) Shell Script
5 13 (17.81%) C#
6 11 (15.07%) C++
7 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.22%) Assembly Language
8 6 (8.22%) CLIST
8 6 (8.22%) JCL
8 6 (8.22%) Perl
8 6 (8.22%) REXX
8 6 (8.22%) VBA
9 2 (2.74%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 42 (57.53%) Oracle
2 22 (30.14%) Red Hat
3 9 (12.33%) IBM
4 7 (9.59%) Fujitsu
5 6 (8.22%) CA
5 6 (8.22%) ICL
5 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.74%) HP
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) Aruba
7 1 (1.37%) Avaya
7 1 (1.37%) Brocade
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) NetScout
7 1 (1.37%) Palo Alto
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