The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Perforce products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perforce over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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 Perforce Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perforce
Rank 142 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Perforce 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.037% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.087% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£376 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £437
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -31.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.22 - £26.25
Perforce
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1569 1156 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.74% 43.05% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 545 474
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 80 89
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £18.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.34 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.80 £39.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

Perforce
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Perforce Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Perforce
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Perforce Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Perforce
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perforce within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
Cheshire +3 2 £376 +3.58% 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Perforce
England

Perforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Perforce 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 Perforce.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) WSDL
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Introscope
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (40.00%) JAX-RPC
3 2 (40.00%) Compuware
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) XSL
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Informix
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript

Perforce
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Perforce 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 Perforce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Informix
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) OLAP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Introscope
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Mockito
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) ERwin
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Perl Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) JDBC
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) XSL
2 2 (40.00%) WSDL
2 2 (40.00%) JAX-RPC
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) PowerMock
2 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (40.00%) Online Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Compuware
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase