The table below looks at the statistics for AccuRev skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AccuRev 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
Borland AccuRev
Rank 593 567 535
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -32
Contract jobs citing AccuRev 14 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.028% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate
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£383 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £37.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 - £33.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 - £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £37.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6998 6715 5264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4545 4348 3311
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

AccuRev
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AccuRev within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

AccuRev Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AccuRev
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AccuRev within the UK.

AccuRev Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AccuRev
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AccuRev within the UK.

AccuRev Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AccuRev
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AccuRev within the UK 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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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
England -25 12 £383 +15.90% 1
East of England +12 10 £375 -
Essex +7 10 £375 -
Brentwood -1 3 £300 -
Basildon -4 3 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 £425 -

AccuRev
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AccuRev 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 AccuRev.

1 21 (84.00%) HTML
2 18 (72.00%) XML
3 17 (68.00%) Java
4 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (52.00%) J2EE
6 12 (48.00%) Web Services
7 11 (44.00%) SOAP
8 10 (40.00%) TDD
9 8 (32.00%) TopLink
9 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (32.00%) SQL
10 7 (28.00%) UNIX
10 7 (28.00%) IBM
10 7 (28.00%) Web Development
11 6 (24.00%) JSF
11 6 (24.00%) WebFOCUS
11 6 (24.00%) HTML5
11 6 (24.00%) REST
11 6 (24.00%) PrimeFaces
11 6 (24.00%) Middleware
11 6 (24.00%) CSS
12 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
12 5 (20.00%) .NET
12 5 (20.00%) Perl
12 5 (20.00%) Linux
12 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
12 5 (20.00%) Data Transformation
12 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

AccuRev
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AccuRev 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 AccuRev. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) WebFOCUS
3 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.00%) DB2
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) Maven
2 4 (16.00%) Subversion
2 4 (16.00%) Hudson
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Ant
2 4 (16.00%) JUnit
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.00%) JMeter
4 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Report Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Test Specialist
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Specialist
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Specialist
7 2 (8.00%) C Developer
7 2 (8.00%) MI Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) AWS Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
7 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Applications Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) HTML
2 18 (72.00%) XML
3 13 (52.00%) J2EE
4 12 (48.00%) Web Services
5 11 (44.00%) SOAP
6 8 (32.00%) TopLink
7 6 (24.00%) JSF
7 6 (24.00%) HTML5
7 6 (24.00%) REST
7 6 (24.00%) PrimeFaces
7 6 (24.00%) Middleware
7 6 (24.00%) CSS
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
9 4 (16.00%) Java SE
9 4 (16.00%) Struts
10 3 (12.00%) XSLT
10 3 (12.00%) JMS
10 3 (12.00%) JAXB
11 2 (8.00%) JSP
12 1 (4.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) UNIX
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Solaris
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) Web Development
4 5 (20.00%) Data Transformation
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.00%) BDD
5 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.00%) OOD
6 3 (12.00%) UML
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) B2C
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Information Management
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.00%) User Stories
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Sun
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata