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 23 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.

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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG
Rank 238 242 255
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Software AG 14 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.023% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.047% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £388 £475
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £27.75
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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
4322 4266 5001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.80% 49.06% 50.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2236 2167 2160
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 252 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.55 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 19 (79.17%) SOA
2 15 (62.50%) webMethods
3 12 (50.00%) JMS
4 11 (45.83%) IBM
5 10 (41.67%) XML
6 9 (37.50%) Java
6 9 (37.50%) UML
6 9 (37.50%) HTTP
7 8 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
8 7 (29.17%) REST
8 7 (29.17%) OO
8 7 (29.17%) SOAP
8 7 (29.17%) SSL
8 7 (29.17%) Middleware
9 6 (25.00%) Scrum
9 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (25.00%) Oracle
9 6 (25.00%) WSDL
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (25.00%) SysML
9 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
9 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
9 6 (25.00%) Requirements Management
9 6 (25.00%) Release Management
9 6 (25.00%) Test Management
9 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.17%) ResourceLink
2 1 (4.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
1 1 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) HTTP
2 7 (29.17%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.33%) XMLSpy
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) webMethods Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Designer
3 3 (12.50%) SOA Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Business Process Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Business Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) JMS
2 10 (41.67%) XML
3 7 (29.17%) SOAP
3 7 (29.17%) Middleware
3 7 (29.17%) REST
4 6 (25.00%) WSDL
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) XSLT
6 2 (8.33%) Swing
6 2 (8.33%) J2SE
6 2 (8.33%) Java RMI
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.33%) Apache Axis
7 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
7 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (4.17%) EntireX
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE
7 1 (4.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) SUSE
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) SOA
2 9 (37.50%) UML
3 7 (29.17%) OO
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (25.00%) SysML
4 6 (25.00%) Release Management
4 6 (25.00%) Test Management
4 6 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 5 (20.83%) BPMN
5 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) OOP
6 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.67%) CAD
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) C
3 2 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) webMethods
2 11 (45.83%) IBM
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) Open Text
4 3 (12.50%) TIBCO
5 2 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com