The table below looks at the statistics for Ada skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ada over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ada
Rank 135 145 127
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Ada 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £49.50 £40.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +24.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+23.75% +23.07%
Ada
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1173 1208 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.38% 37.47% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 777 544
Average daily rate £370 £386 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% +18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 75 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.80 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Ada
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ada across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ada Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ada
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Ada Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Ada
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Ada Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Ada
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ada within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +5 6 - -
Somerset +2 2 - -
Gloucestershire +10 1 - -
Ada
England

Ada
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Ada 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 Ada.

1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) C++
3 10 (62.50%) UML
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Ada 95
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Military
6 5 (31.25%) C
7 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (18.75%) GDB
8 3 (18.75%) MISRA C
8 3 (18.75%) MISRA
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) SysML
8 3 (18.75%) Requirements Management
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
8 3 (18.75%) VxWorks
9 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 2 (12.50%) OO
9 2 (12.50%) Apache
9 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
9 2 (12.50%) C#
9 2 (12.50%) HTML

Ada
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Ada 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 Ada. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) GDB
3 1 (6.25%) NetBeans
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Military
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Ada Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) VxWorks
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (18.75%) Requirements Management
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) SysML
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) DoDAF
7 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) IDEF
7 1 (6.25%) MODAF
7 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Ada 95
3 5 (31.25%) C
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Ada 83
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) MISRA
1 3 (18.75%) MISRA C
2 1 (6.25%) DO-178B