The first table below looks at the demand for XDE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XDE over the 3 months to 31 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 of the Development Applications category 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rose XDE
Rank 561 538 562
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing XDE 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.077% 0.018% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6456 5516 5685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.06% 11.84% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4221 3529 3389
Average daily rate £398 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.57% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 133 206
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
XDE
UK

XDE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

XDE Jobs Demand Trend in England

XDE
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

XDE Daily Rate Trend in England

XDE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

XDE Hourly Rate Trend in England

XDE
Top 5 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing XDE 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 XDE.

1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 5 (100.00%) NHS
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

XDE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing XDE 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 XDE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Coordinator
1 5 (100.00%) Test Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification