The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rose XDE
Rank 574 562 571
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing XDE 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.061% 0.017% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
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£475 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6602 5864 5944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 12.00% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4305 3840 3411
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 127 205
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 £23.75 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

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
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 XDE within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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 +19 4 £475 -
XDE
UK

XDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) TestDirector
1 5 (83.33%) NHS
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services

XDE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Coordinator
1 5 (83.33%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) IBM