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 30 January 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ada
Rank 137 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing Ada 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.094% 0.12% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £125
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +110.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.47 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.67% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.89 £32.50 £36.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £32.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.73%
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
1160 850 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.35% 34.67% 42.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 521 593
Average daily rate £378 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 48 98
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £14.75 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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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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 1 - -
Ada
England

Ada
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Delphi
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (20.00%) Serena
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (20.00%) Avionics
5 1 (20.00%) DO-178B

Ada
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Ada Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Delphi
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Serena
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