The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ada
Rank 142 106 136
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +30
Contract jobs citing Ada 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.14% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.087% 0.42% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.70 £35.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+3.38% -8.97%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1145 708 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.46% 33.26% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 446 569
Average daily rate £350 £338 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Ada
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) DO-178B
3 3 (50.00%) Avionics
4 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Simulink
5 1 (16.67%) Stateflow
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Fortran
5 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SysML
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Military
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Delphi
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control

Ada
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
1 1 (16.67%) Stateflow
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Avionics
2 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SysML
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Delphi
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Fortran
1 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
1 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) DO-178B