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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland AccuRev
Rank 593 586 567
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing AccuRev 20 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.019% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£340 £330 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £326 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £330 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £41.58 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.02% +18.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.47 £41.58 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £41.58 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £41.58 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +18.78%

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
7262 6757 5643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.77% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4781 4297 3501
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 143 155
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AccuRev within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

AccuRev Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 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 7 July 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
England -13 18 £340 +3.03% 1
East of England +6 12 £320 -
Essex -2 12 £320 -
Basildon -3 5 £340 -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Brentwood +2 3 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
Torquay - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £425 -
Devon - 1 - -
South East - 1 £425 -
South West - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £425 -

AccuRev
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 26 (81.25%) HTML
2 23 (71.88%) XML
3 21 (65.63%) Java
4 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (50.00%) J2EE
6 15 (46.88%) SQL
7 14 (43.75%) Web Services
8 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
9 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
9 11 (34.38%) SOAP
9 11 (34.38%) UNIX
10 10 (31.25%) TDD
11 9 (28.13%) TopLink
11 9 (28.13%) IBM
12 8 (25.00%) CSS
13 7 (21.88%) JSP
13 7 (21.88%) Struts
13 7 (21.88%) Linux
13 7 (21.88%) Perl
13 7 (21.88%) Ant
13 7 (21.88%) VB.NET
13 7 (21.88%) .NET
13 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
14 6 (18.75%) WebFOCUS
14 6 (18.75%) JSF
14 6 (18.75%) HTML5
14 6 (18.75%) REST
14 6 (18.75%) PrimeFaces
14 6 (18.75%) Internet
14 6 (18.75%) JUnit

AccuRev
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Internet
2 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) WebFOCUS
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.50%) DB2
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Ant
1 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
2 6 (18.75%) JUnit
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) Maven
3 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 4 (12.50%) Selenium
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.50%) Hudson
4 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
4 2 (6.25%) JMeter
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Automotive
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Report Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) C Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Manager
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) WinForms Developer
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (81.25%) HTML
2 23 (71.88%) XML
3 16 (50.00%) J2EE
4 14 (43.75%) Web Services
5 11 (34.38%) SOAP
6 9 (28.13%) TopLink
7 8 (25.00%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) .NET
8 7 (21.88%) Struts
8 7 (21.88%) JSP
9 6 (18.75%) Servlets
9 6 (18.75%) JSF
9 6 (18.75%) HTML5
9 6 (18.75%) REST
9 6 (18.75%) PrimeFaces
10 5 (15.63%) JDBC
11 4 (12.50%) Middleware
11 4 (12.50%) Java SE
12 3 (9.38%) Ajax
12 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.50%) APACS
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) UNIX
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
4 4 (12.50%) AIX
4 4 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 5 (15.63%) Web Development
3 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
3 5 (15.63%) Data Transformation
3 5 (15.63%) SDLC
4 4 (12.50%) BDD
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.38%) OO
5 3 (9.38%) B2C
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.38%) Release Management
6 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) Perl
4 7 (21.88%) VB.NET
5 5 (15.63%) XMLA
6 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.38%) C
8 2 (6.25%) C++
8 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.25%) VB
8 2 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Teradata