The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Software AG products and/or services 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 Software AG over the 3 months to 4 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 Software AG.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software AG
Rank 254 235 207
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -28
Contract jobs citing Software AG 10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.056% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.12% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
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£350 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4615 4239 3668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.04% 47.52% 47.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2420 2063 1696
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 258 317
Average hourly rate £18.36 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.88% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

Software AG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Software AG Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software AG
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software AG Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Software AG
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software AG across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Software AG Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Software AG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software AG Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Software AG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software AG within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 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
Berkshire - 7 £413 -
Hampshire -17 2 £294 -
Surrey - 1 £475 -
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England

Software AG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Software AG 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 Software AG.

1 15 (78.95%) SOA
2 13 (68.42%) XML
3 11 (57.89%) SOAP
3 11 (57.89%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) WSDL
3 11 (57.89%) webMethods
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) HTTP
5 8 (42.11%) OO
5 8 (42.11%) JMS
5 8 (42.11%) UML
6 7 (36.84%) ITIL
6 7 (36.84%) IBM
6 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
6 7 (36.84%) Middleware
7 6 (31.58%) SysML
7 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (31.58%) Requirements Management
7 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
7 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Process Server
7 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 6 (31.58%) SSL
7 6 (31.58%) XSD
7 6 (31.58%) JUnit
7 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (31.58%) Degree
7 6 (31.58%) Release Management
7 6 (31.58%) Test Management
7 6 (31.58%) REST
7 6 (31.58%) Portfolio Management

Software AG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Software AG 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 Software AG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
1 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Process Server
1 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) HTTP
2 6 (31.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) XMLSpy
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) webMethods Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SOA Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) webMethods Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) XML
2 11 (57.89%) SOAP
2 11 (57.89%) WSDL
3 8 (42.11%) JMS
4 7 (36.84%) Middleware
5 6 (31.58%) XSD
5 6 (31.58%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) JDBC
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
8 2 (10.53%) Java RMI
8 2 (10.53%) Swing
8 2 (10.53%) J2SE
8 2 (10.53%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) SOA
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) OO
3 8 (42.11%) UML
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
5 6 (31.58%) SysML
5 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (31.58%) Requirements Management
5 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) Release Management
5 6 (31.58%) Test Management
5 6 (31.58%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (26.32%) OOP
7 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) CAD
7 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) OOD
9 2 (10.53%) B2B
9 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) webMethods
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio