The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Terracotta 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 Terracotta over the 3 months to 14 February 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 Terracotta, Inc.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Terracotta
Rank 587 580 564
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing Terracotta 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.009% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Terracotta
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
20136 21275 20395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.58% 45.69% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12190 12559 11454
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 787 912 897
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Terracotta
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Terracotta Jobs Demand Trend in England

Terracotta
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Terracotta Daily Rate Trend in England

Terracotta
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 Terracotta within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
London +7 3 - -
South East - 1 £425 -
Terracotta
UK

Terracotta
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Terracotta 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 Terracotta.

1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
1 5 (50.00%) webMethods
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) XML Messaging
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Biometrics
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Compaq
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) J2EE
2 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (40.00%) Redis
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr

Terracotta
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Terracotta 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 Terracotta. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Liferay
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) GemFire
3 1 (10.00%) Lightstreamer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Redis
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) RSpec
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Solr Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Solr Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) J2EE
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) MCollective
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Biometrics
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (10.00%) Squid
1 1 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) webMethods
2 4 (40.00%) Compaq
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Akamai
3 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Fiorano
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Software AG