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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ada
Rank 598 598 625
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Contract jobs citing Ada 30 47 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.085% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.22% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Median daily rate £348 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £310 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £370 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.19 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.96% +0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.40 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £40.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.96% +0.47%

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
20516 21494 21612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.69% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14091 14625 14619
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 558 425
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £15.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 2 December 2016.

Ada Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Ada
Top 24 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 2 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 29 £348 -6.08% 1
South East +32 13 £348 -6.08%
Middlesex - 6 £348 -
Hampshire +22 5 - -
South West +9 5 - - 1
Portsmouth +2 5 - -
Hertfordshire +2 5 - -
East of England 0 5 - -
London -1 4 £333 -
Somerset +23 3 - - 1
Yeovil -4 3 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Edinburgh +19 1 - -
Scotland +14 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £360 -
Uxbridge - 1 £305 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

Ada
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (44.29%) C++
3 28 (40.00%) C#
3 28 (40.00%) UML
4 25 (35.71%) C
4 25 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
5 23 (32.86%) Aerospace
6 19 (27.14%) Ada 95
7 18 (25.71%) Simulink
8 17 (24.29%) Security Cleared
9 16 (22.86%) Configuration Management
10 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 14 (20.00%) Python
11 14 (20.00%) MATLAB
12 13 (18.57%) Java
12 13 (18.57%) Rational Rhapsody
12 13 (18.57%) Integration Testing
13 11 (15.71%) SysML
13 11 (15.71%) DO-178B
13 11 (15.71%) Manufacturing
14 9 (12.86%) Yourdon
14 9 (12.86%) Finance
14 9 (12.86%) OO
15 8 (11.43%) Windows
15 8 (11.43%) Military
15 8 (11.43%) Embedded Systems
16 7 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
16 7 (10.00%) CSS
16 7 (10.00%) Perl
16 7 (10.00%) HTTP

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 3 (4.29%) Apache
1 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Simulink
2 3 (4.29%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) HTTP
1 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
Development Applications
1 25 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (18.57%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.86%) PVCS
4 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (32.86%) Aerospace
2 11 (15.71%) Manufacturing
3 9 (12.86%) Finance
4 8 (11.43%) Military
5 3 (4.29%) Avionics
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (67.14%) Software Engineer
2 18 (25.71%) Ada Engineer
3 17 (24.29%) Ada Software Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) C# Software Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Quantitative Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Software Team Leader
8 3 (4.29%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.86%) Ada Developer
9 2 (2.86%) C# Quant Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Qualitative Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Software Performance Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Software Verification Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (5.71%) JSF
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
3 3 (4.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (8.57%) Derivative
3 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (40.00%) UML
3 16 (22.86%) Configuration Management
4 13 (18.57%) Integration Testing
5 11 (15.71%) SysML
6 9 (12.86%) OO
6 9 (12.86%) Yourdon
7 7 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (8.57%) Requirements Management
9 5 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.71%) Analytics
10 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.71%) Scrum
10 4 (5.71%) Software Audit
11 3 (4.29%) Change Control
11 3 (4.29%) E-business
11 3 (4.29%) Time Management
11 3 (4.29%) Web Development
12 2 (2.86%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) C++
2 28 (40.00%) C#
3 25 (35.71%) C
4 19 (27.14%) Ada 95
5 14 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 14 (20.00%) Python
6 13 (18.57%) Java
7 7 (10.00%) Perl
7 7 (10.00%) Tcl
8 6 (8.57%) Ada 83
9 3 (4.29%) Fortran
9 3 (4.29%) SQL
10 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) MCTS
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) DO-178B
2 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 4 (5.71%) MISRA
2 4 (5.71%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.43%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 3 (4.29%) MathWorks
2 2 (2.86%) Serena