The table below looks at the statistics for VisualAge skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VisualAge over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM VisualAge
Rank 627 613 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing VisualAge 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.002% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.012% 0.014% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VisualAge
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8086 6959 6258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.21% 13.49% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 4662 4090
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 106 129
Median hourly rate £41.25 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

VisualAge
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VisualAge as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

VisualAge Jobs Demand Trend in England

VisualAge
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VisualAge Daily Rate Trend in England

VisualAge
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VisualAge Hourly Rate Trend in England

VisualAge
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 VisualAge within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
South East - 1 - -
VisualAge
UK

VisualAge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VisualAge 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 VisualAge.

1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) WSDL
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) XSD
2 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Smalltalk
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) CICS
4 1 (16.67%) zOS
4 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Office Automation
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (16.67%) COBOL
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management

VisualAge
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 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
1 3 (50.00%) SOA Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
1 4 (66.67%) WSDL
1 4 (66.67%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Office Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) Smalltalk
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM