The table below looks at the statistics for Summit 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 Summit over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Misys Summit
Rank 120 124 106
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Summit 13 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Business Applications category 7.10% 9.74% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 2
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£355 £398 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.69% +20.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £449 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £331
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +28.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.46 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.39% -
Summit
England

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

Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
183 195 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.13% 6.51% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 113 100
Average daily rate £400 £398 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £551 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

Summit
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Summit Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Summit
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Summit Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Summit
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Summit across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Summit Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Summit
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Summit Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Summit
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 Summit within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Devon -2 12 £355 -16.47%
Somerset +12 1 £725 +88.31%
Summit
England

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Summit 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 Summit.

1 39 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 39 (100.00%) ISO 14001
2 26 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 20 (51.28%) SC Cleared
4 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.21%) Java
6 9 (23.08%) JIRA
7 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (17.95%) Information Security
7 7 (17.95%) HTML
8 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 6 (15.38%) CSS
8 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Web Development
9 5 (12.82%) Degree
9 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
9 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
9 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
9 5 (12.82%) XML
9 5 (12.82%) HP
9 5 (12.82%) ISEB
9 5 (12.82%) Internet
10 4 (10.26%) Web Services
10 4 (10.26%) Information Security Management
10 4 (10.26%) Security Management
10 4 (10.26%) Linux
10 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
10 4 (10.26%) ISTQB

Summit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Summit 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 Summit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) LiveLink
2 2 (5.13%) Liferay
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 3 (7.69%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) BusinessObjects XI
1 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) JIRA
2 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) Spock
3 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) Maven
3 3 (7.69%) IntelliJ
3 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Toad
4 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Tester
3 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Security Officer
4 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner Tester
4 3 (7.69%) Database Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Web Designer
5 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.13%) Designer
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.56%) GUI Developer
6 1 (2.56%) IT Security Auditor
6 1 (2.56%) Web Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) CSS
3 5 (12.82%) XML
4 4 (10.26%) Web Services
5 3 (7.69%) Spring Boot
5 3 (7.69%) RESTful
5 3 (7.69%) REST
5 3 (7.69%) CSS3
5 3 (7.69%) Apache Camel
5 3 (7.69%) HTML5
5 3 (7.69%) Spring
5 3 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (7.69%) SOAP
5 3 (7.69%) XSLT
5 3 (7.69%) XML Schema
6 2 (5.13%) .NET
6 2 (5.13%) JSON
7 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Data Extraction
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Linked Data
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) RIA
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Information Security
3 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 6 (15.38%) Web Development
4 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
4 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Information Security Management
5 4 (10.26%) Security Management
6 3 (7.69%) BDD
6 3 (7.69%) User Stories
6 3 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Usability Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Load Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Information Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) Data Management
6 3 (7.69%) Web Design
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
7 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) XPath
5 3 (7.69%) Groovy
5 3 (7.69%) C
5 3 (7.69%) XQuery
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (51.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 5 (12.82%) ISEB
4 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
5 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) CISSP
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 39 (100.00%) ISO 14001
2 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) HP
2 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Actuate
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) Remedy