The table below looks at the statistics for Ada skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ada over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ada
UK
Rank 561 581 587
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs citing Ada 36 41 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.081% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.21% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £345 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £370 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £370 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 8
Median hourly rate £46.75 £49.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £50.68 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £49.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.75%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18145 19595 19355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.54% 38.58% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12394 13264 12975
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 518 421
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.16 £17.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

Ada
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Ada as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ada Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ada
Daily Rate Trend

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

Ada Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ada
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ada within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Ada Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ada
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Ada Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ada
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ada within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Ada Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Ada
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ada within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 36 £345 -6.75%
South East +23 13 £345 -6.75%
South West +10 7 - -
Portsmouth - 7 - -
Hampshire - 7 - -
North West +26 6 - -
Lancashire +5 6 - -
Preston -3 6 - -
Hertfordshire -4 4 - -
East of England -13 4 - -
London - 4 £525 -
Gloucestershire +8 3 - -
Middlesex - 3 £345 -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Slough - 3 - -
Somerset +7 2 - -
Yeovil -3 2 - -
Stevenage -5 2 - -
Bristol -5 2 - -
Cheltenham +8 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £300 -
Derby - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Ada
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ada also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Ada.

1 56 (76.71%) Software Engineering
2 38 (52.05%) UML
3 35 (47.95%) C
4 33 (45.21%) C#
5 32 (43.84%) Rational DOORS
6 30 (41.10%) Security Cleared
7 29 (39.73%) C++
8 26 (35.62%) SC Cleared
9 25 (34.25%) Aerospace
10 21 (28.77%) Rational Rhapsody
11 20 (27.40%) Ada 95
12 17 (23.29%) Integration Testing
12 17 (23.29%) Manufacturing
13 16 (21.92%) Simulink
13 16 (21.92%) Configuration Management
14 14 (19.18%) MATLAB
15 13 (17.81%) Military
15 13 (17.81%) Java
16 12 (16.44%) Perl
16 12 (16.44%) SysML
17 11 (15.07%) Python
18 10 (13.70%) CSS
19 9 (12.33%) Finance
19 9 (12.33%) Yourdon
19 9 (12.33%) SQL
20 8 (10.96%) OO
20 8 (10.96%) Programme Management
20 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
20 8 (10.96%) Avionics
20 8 (10.96%) DO-178B

Ada
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.48%) Apache
1 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Simulink
2 3 (4.11%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) HTTP
1 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.74%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
Development Applications
1 32 (43.84%) Rational DOORS
2 21 (28.77%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (6.85%) VectorCAST
4 4 (5.48%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.11%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.74%) GDB
7 1 (1.37%) PVCS
7 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (34.25%) Aerospace
2 17 (23.29%) Manufacturing
3 13 (17.81%) Military
4 9 (12.33%) Finance
5 8 (10.96%) Avionics
6 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (69.86%) Software Engineer
2 22 (30.14%) Ada Engineer
3 18 (24.66%) Ada Software Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) C# Software Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Java Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Quantitative Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Ada Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.74%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Team Leader
10 2 (2.74%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) CSS
2 4 (5.48%) HTML
2 4 (5.48%) JSP
3 3 (4.11%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.48%) Derivative
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.37%) Physics
4 1 (1.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (76.71%) Software Engineering
2 38 (52.05%) UML
3 17 (23.29%) Integration Testing
4 16 (21.92%) Configuration Management
5 12 (16.44%) SysML
6 9 (12.33%) Yourdon
7 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.96%) OO
7 8 (10.96%) Programme Management
8 7 (9.59%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (9.59%) Requirements Management
9 6 (8.22%) SDLC
10 5 (6.85%) HOOD
10 5 (6.85%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (6.85%) Scrum
10 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.48%) Hazard Analysis
11 4 (5.48%) Time Management
11 4 (5.48%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.95%) C
2 33 (45.21%) C#
3 29 (39.73%) C++
4 20 (27.40%) Ada 95
5 14 (19.18%) MATLAB
6 13 (17.81%) Java
7 12 (16.44%) Perl
8 11 (15.07%) Python
9 9 (12.33%) SQL
10 7 (9.59%) Ada 83
10 7 (9.59%) Tcl
11 3 (4.11%) Fortran
12 2 (2.74%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.74%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 30 (41.10%) Security Cleared
2 26 (35.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) Degree
4 6 (8.22%) MCTS
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.37%) HND
6 1 (1.37%) ISEB
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) DO-178B
2 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 3 (4.11%) MISRA
2 3 (4.11%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.37%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 3 (4.11%) MathWorks
1 3 (4.11%) Serena
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft