The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 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.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Actuate
Rank 593 568 588
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Contract jobs citing Actuate 2 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.040% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £331 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -24.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26028 25021 26921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.18% 46.94% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14561 13847 13670
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1102 1116 1369
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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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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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 4 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 22 August 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
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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 -34 2 £400 +20.75%
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
London - - - -

Actuate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (66.67%) UML
4 8 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (66.67%) Informatica
4 8 (66.67%) ProClarity
4 8 (66.67%) QlikView
4 8 (66.67%) BPMN
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 8 (66.67%) Solvency II
4 8 (66.67%) PowerPivot
4 8 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Cognos
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) PHP
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (8.33%) Straight-Through Processing
8 1 (8.33%) SWIFT

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (66.67%) ProClarity
2 8 (66.67%) QlikView
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Report Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
1 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
1 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (66.67%) UML
2 8 (66.67%) BPMN
2 8 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 8 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (8.33%) Straight-Through Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (66.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Informatica
3 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Cognos
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco