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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland AccuRev
Rank 591 567 540
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -27
Contract jobs citing AccuRev 18 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.027% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
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£325 £328 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -0.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £33.55 - £37.20
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 - £33.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 - £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 - £37.20

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
7175 6873 5366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.83% 12.59% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4590 4401 3397
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 141 136
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £31.05 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

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 5 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AccuRev within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

AccuRev Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

AccuRev
Top 7 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 5 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
England -19 16 £325 -0.76% 2
East of England +24 15 £338 -
Essex +8 15 £338 -
Brentwood 0 5 £256 -
Basildon -7 2 - -
London - 1 £325 -
City of London - 1 £325 -

AccuRev
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 (87.50%) HTML
2 18 (75.00%) XML
3 17 (70.83%) Java
4 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (54.17%) J2EE
6 12 (50.00%) Web Services
7 11 (45.83%) SOAP
8 10 (41.67%) TDD
9 9 (37.50%) TopLink
9 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 9 (37.50%) Web Development
10 7 (29.17%) SQL
10 7 (29.17%) Middleware
11 6 (25.00%) JSF
11 6 (25.00%) WebFOCUS
11 6 (25.00%) HTML5
11 6 (25.00%) REST
11 6 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
12 5 (20.83%) Data Transformation
12 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
12 5 (20.83%) .NET
12 5 (20.83%) CSS
12 5 (20.83%) UML
12 5 (20.83%) XSLT
12 5 (20.83%) UNIX
12 5 (20.83%) OOD
12 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse

AccuRev
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) WebFOCUS
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Ant
1 4 (16.67%) JUnit
1 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (16.67%) Hudson
1 4 (16.67%) Subversion
1 4 (16.67%) Maven
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Report Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Test Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Automation Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) AWS Developer
6 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
6 2 (8.33%) MI Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) HTML
2 18 (75.00%) XML
3 13 (54.17%) J2EE
4 12 (50.00%) Web Services
5 11 (45.83%) SOAP
6 9 (37.50%) TopLink
7 7 (29.17%) Middleware
8 6 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
8 6 (25.00%) JSF
8 6 (25.00%) HTML5
8 6 (25.00%) REST
9 5 (20.83%) XSLT
9 5 (20.83%) .NET
9 5 (20.83%) CSS
10 4 (16.67%) Struts
10 4 (16.67%) JAXB
10 4 (16.67%) Java SE
11 3 (12.50%) JMS
12 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
12 1 (4.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Solaris
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 9 (37.50%) Web Development
4 5 (20.83%) UML
4 5 (20.83%) OOD
4 5 (20.83%) Data Transformation
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) B2C
6 3 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) Information Management
7 2 (8.33%) User Stories
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Sun Certification
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) IBM
2 4 (16.67%) Sun
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Adobe
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Teradata