The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Actuate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Actuate over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Actuate Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Actuate
Rank 577 540 562
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +22
Contract jobs citing Actuate 10 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.008% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.018% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 20
Average daily rate £500 £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend

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

Actuate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Trend

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

Actuate Daily Rate Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Actuate within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Actuate Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Hourly Rate Trend

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

Actuate Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

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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 Actuate within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -82 9 £500 +25.00% 4
London -19 7 £500 +25.00% 3
Portsmouth - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
South East - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Actuate 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 Actuate.

1 27 (71.05%) SQL
2 19 (50.00%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
4 13 (34.21%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (34.21%) Java
4 13 (34.21%) Oracle
5 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 9 (23.68%) Solvency II
8 8 (21.05%) Banking
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (18.42%) MDX
9 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (18.42%) Business Objects
9 7 (18.42%) C#
10 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
10 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
10 6 (15.79%) .NET
10 6 (15.79%) Informatica
10 6 (15.79%) UML
10 6 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (15.79%) Scrum
10 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (15.79%) F#
10 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (15.79%) QlikView
10 6 (15.79%) ProClarity

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Actuate 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 Actuate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) PowerPivot
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Maximo
1 1 (2.63%) Summit
1 1 (2.63%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) QlikView
4 6 (15.79%) ProClarity
5 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Report Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Business Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Development Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Maximo Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Development Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Junior
7 1 (2.63%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) MDX
2 6 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.89%) Spring
3 3 (7.89%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.63%) JSP
5 1 (2.63%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) XSLT
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
1 3 (7.89%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) Equities
2 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) UNIX
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
3 6 (15.79%) UML
3 6 (15.79%) Scrum
3 6 (15.79%) BPMN
3 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
3 6 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (10.53%) Time Management
5 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.89%) Analytics
5 3 (7.89%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Business Development
7 1 (2.63%) Data Management
7 1 (2.63%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (2.63%) Straight-Through Processing
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) Balanced Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) C#
4 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.79%) F#
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) Solvency II
2 6 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) Business Objects
4 6 (15.79%) Informatica
5 3 (7.89%) Charles River
6 1 (2.63%) Planview
6 1 (2.63%) Cognos
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Sybase