The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Software AG 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 Software AG over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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 Software AG.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG
Rank 567 538 499
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -39
Contract jobs citing Software AG 22 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.044% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.096% 0.096% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 16
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£425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £271 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-19.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
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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
22961 21811 21448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.52% 46.18% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13942 12692 11463
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1036 1320
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Software AG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software AG across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Software AG Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software AG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Software AG Daily Rate Trend in England

Software AG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software AG across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Software AG Daily Rate Histogram in England

Software AG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Software AG Hourly Rate Trend in England

Software AG
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 Software AG within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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
London +6 9 £460 +31.42%
West Midlands - 6 £425 -
South East -17 4 £378 -28.09% 3
East Midlands - 3 - -
East of England - - - -
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Software AG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Software AG 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 Software AG.

1 59 (77.63%) webMethods
2 43 (56.58%) SOA
3 37 (48.68%) Java
4 33 (43.42%) WebSphere
5 32 (42.11%) IBM
6 30 (39.47%) Python
7 27 (35.53%) XML
7 27 (35.53%) SSL
8 22 (28.95%) Middleware
8 22 (28.95%) Linux
8 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (27.63%) SQL
9 21 (27.63%) WebSphere MQ
9 21 (27.63%) JMS
10 20 (26.32%) AIX
11 19 (25.00%) HTTP
11 19 (25.00%) Degree
12 18 (23.68%) SAP
13 17 (22.37%) UML
13 17 (22.37%) DataPower
14 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
14 16 (21.05%) Bash Shell
14 16 (21.05%) REST
14 16 (21.05%) WSDL
15 15 (19.74%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (19.74%) SaaS
15 15 (19.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 14 (18.42%) ITIL
16 14 (18.42%) SOAP
16 14 (18.42%) VBA

Software AG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Software AG 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 Software AG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (43.42%) WebSphere
2 15 (19.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (15.79%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (3.95%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.32%) Confluence
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (17.11%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.32%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.32%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.74%) SaaS
2 13 (17.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.53%) SSL
2 19 (25.00%) HTTP
3 4 (5.26%) DMZ
3 4 (5.26%) Firewall
4 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) DB2
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Subversion
1 3 (3.95%) JUnit
1 3 (3.95%) XMLSpy
2 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 8 (10.53%) Retail
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Developer
2 23 (30.26%) Architect
3 15 (19.74%) Integration Architect
4 12 (15.79%) Designer
5 8 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.58%) SOA Designer
8 5 (6.58%) webMethods Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Software Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (3.95%) Software Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Java Developer
11 1 (1.32%) Middleware Specialist
11 1 (1.32%) Test Engineer
11 1 (1.32%) Web Designer
11 1 (1.32%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.53%) XML
2 22 (28.95%) Middleware
3 21 (27.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 21 (27.63%) JMS
4 16 (21.05%) REST
4 16 (21.05%) WSDL
5 14 (18.42%) SOAP
6 11 (14.47%) XSD
7 9 (11.84%) XSLT
8 5 (6.58%) Web Services
9 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (3.95%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (3.95%) JSON
9 3 (3.95%) HTML
9 3 (3.95%) .NET
10 2 (2.63%) Swing
10 2 (2.63%) Java RMI
10 2 (2.63%) J2SE
10 2 (2.63%) Apache Axis
10 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (22.37%) DataPower
3 6 (7.89%) Clustering
3 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.95%) Open Source
6 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Linux
2 20 (26.32%) AIX
3 15 (19.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 7 (9.21%) Windows
5 6 (7.89%) UNIX
6 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (56.58%) SOA
2 17 (22.37%) UML
3 14 (18.42%) ITIL
4 13 (17.11%) TOGAF
4 13 (17.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
5 12 (15.79%) Release Management
5 12 (15.79%) Test Management
5 12 (15.79%) Requirements Management
5 12 (15.79%) SysML
5 12 (15.79%) Scrum
6 11 (14.47%) OO
7 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.53%) OOP
9 7 (9.21%) EAI
10 6 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (7.89%) Line Management
11 5 (6.58%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (6.58%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) Java
2 30 (39.47%) Python
3 21 (27.63%) SQL
4 16 (21.05%) Bash Shell
5 14 (18.42%) VBA
5 14 (18.42%) Perl
5 14 (18.42%) PL/SQL
5 14 (18.42%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.89%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Degree
2 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) GIAC
5 1 (1.32%) CISM
5 1 (1.32%) ISSAP
5 1 (1.32%) ISSEP
5 1 (1.32%) ISSMP
5 1 (1.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 59 (77.63%) webMethods
2 32 (42.11%) IBM
3 18 (23.68%) SAP
4 14 (18.42%) Dell
5 13 (17.11%) Oracle
6 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.58%) HP
8 3 (3.95%) Intel
9 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.63%) Mercator
9 2 (2.63%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.32%) Terracotta
10 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
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