The table below looks at the statistics for SilkPerformer skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SilkPerformer over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SilkPerformer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £295
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1248 1184 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.96% 11.89% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 694 645
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 26
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £30.00 £38.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

SilkPerformer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SilkPerformer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SilkPerformer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SilkPerformer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SilkPerformer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SilkPerformer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SilkPerformer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SilkPerformer 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 SilkPerformer.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Introscope
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (100.00%) nmon
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) JProfiler

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SilkPerformer 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 SilkPerformer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Introscope
1 2 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (100.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) HP