The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG
Rank 530 532 539
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Software AG 40 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.021% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.046% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £350 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22443 21822 24527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 46.91% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12742 12175 12864
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1014 1126 1280
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +16 15 £475 -11.62% 5
East of England -24 3 £575 - 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands - - - -
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Software AG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 57 (78.08%) webMethods
2 33 (45.21%) SOA
3 32 (43.84%) Java
4 26 (35.62%) Linux
5 25 (34.25%) IBM
6 23 (31.51%) Python
7 20 (27.40%) Oracle
8 18 (24.66%) Degree
8 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
9 17 (23.29%) SAP
9 17 (23.29%) SQL
10 16 (21.92%) PL/SQL
10 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
10 16 (21.92%) SaaS
11 14 (19.18%) Shell Script
11 14 (19.18%) VBA
11 14 (19.18%) Perl
11 14 (19.18%) Dell
11 14 (19.18%) WebSphere
12 13 (17.81%) ResourceLink
12 13 (17.81%) SuccessFactors
12 13 (17.81%) XML
12 13 (17.81%) Windows
12 13 (17.81%) WebSphere MQ
13 11 (15.07%) SSL
13 11 (15.07%) Retail
13 11 (15.07%) Web Services
14 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
14 10 (13.70%) DataPower
15 9 (12.33%) Bash Shell

Software AG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (19.18%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.11%) GlassFish
2 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (4.11%) Apache
2 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.74%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.74%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (17.81%) ResourceLink
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.37%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) SaaS
2 13 (17.81%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (4.11%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (2.74%) PaaS
4 2 (2.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) SSL
2 7 (9.59%) HTTP
3 4 (5.48%) Firewall
4 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.74%) DMZ
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) X.509
5 1 (1.37%) LDAP
5 1 (1.37%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) DB2
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Subversion
2 6 (8.22%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.85%) JUnit
4 2 (2.74%) XMLSpy
4 2 (2.74%) JIRA
4 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.74%) Hudson
4 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) VisualVM
General
1 11 (15.07%) Retail
2 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 7 (9.59%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Military
5 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Architect
2 21 (28.77%) Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Integration Architect
4 8 (10.96%) Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.85%) webMethods Developer
6 4 (5.48%) webMethods Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) Designer
6 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Lead Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Java Swing Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Integration Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Software Designer
8 2 (2.74%) Business Process Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) XML
1 13 (17.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (15.07%) Web Services
3 9 (12.33%) JMS
4 7 (9.59%) Hibernate
5 6 (8.22%) Middleware
6 5 (6.85%) Apache Axis
6 5 (6.85%) REST
6 5 (6.85%) Java RMI
6 5 (6.85%) Swing
6 5 (6.85%) J2SE
7 4 (5.48%) WSDL
7 4 (5.48%) SOAP
7 4 (5.48%) .NET
8 3 (4.11%) COM+
8 3 (4.11%) HTML
9 2 (2.74%) XSD
9 2 (2.74%) XSLT
9 2 (2.74%) JDBC
9 2 (2.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) DataPower
2 9 (12.33%) Clustering
3 4 (5.48%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) Open Source
5 2 (2.74%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.37%) PKI
6 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.62%) Linux
2 13 (17.81%) Windows
3 9 (12.33%) AIX
4 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.74%) UNIX
6 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) SOA
2 7 (9.59%) UML
2 7 (9.59%) OO
2 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
2 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (6.85%) TDD
3 5 (6.85%) OOD
3 5 (6.85%) ETL
3 5 (6.85%) BPMN
4 4 (5.48%) Release Management
4 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
4 4 (5.48%) ITIL
4 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
4 4 (5.48%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.11%) Migration
6 2 (2.74%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.74%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.74%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) Java
2 23 (31.51%) Python
3 17 (23.29%) SQL
4 16 (21.92%) PL/SQL
5 14 (19.18%) Perl
5 14 (19.18%) Shell Script
5 14 (19.18%) VBA
6 9 (12.33%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.11%) C
8 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Degree
1 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.37%) APMP
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) CISSP
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.37%) CISM
4 1 (1.37%) GIAC
4 1 (1.37%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.37%) ISSEP
4 1 (1.37%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Opsview
Vendors
1 57 (78.08%) webMethods
2 25 (34.25%) IBM
3 20 (27.40%) Oracle
4 17 (23.29%) SAP
5 14 (19.18%) Dell
6 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.22%) TIBCO
8 4 (5.48%) ServiceNow
9 3 (4.11%) Open Text
9 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (4.11%) JBoss
10 2 (2.74%) Sybase
10 2 (2.74%) Intel
10 2 (2.74%) Ab Initio
11 1 (1.37%) Splunk
11 1 (1.37%) Mercator
11 1 (1.37%) HP
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