The table below looks at the statistics for Ada skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ada 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
Ada
Rank 587 565 543
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Contract jobs citing Ada 22 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.031% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.083% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
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£310 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £338
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 6
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.54 £37.00 £34.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.40 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%

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
20943 20515 17666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.46% 37.59% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13614 13393 10852
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 487 635
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

Ada
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ada within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ada 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 -22 18 £310 -22.50% 4
South West +9 9 - -
Somerset - 5 - -
Lancashire - 4 - -
North West - 4 - -
Yeovil - 4 - -
South East -25 3 - - 1
Hampshire - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Preston - 3 - -
Bristol +9 2 - -
London +14 1 £310 -24.84% 2
East of England +10 1 - -
Wiltshire +8 1 - -
Gloucestershire -9 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - - 1
Templecombe - 1 - -
Warminster - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Ada
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ada 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 Ada.

1 37 (90.24%) Software Engineering
2 27 (65.85%) UML
3 24 (58.54%) Rational DOORS
4 18 (43.90%) C++
5 16 (39.02%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
7 14 (34.15%) Configuration Management
8 12 (29.27%) C
9 11 (26.83%) Avionics
10 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
10 10 (24.39%) DO-178B
10 10 (24.39%) Military
11 8 (19.51%) Java
12 7 (17.07%) Requirements Management
12 7 (17.07%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
13 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (14.63%) C#
14 5 (12.20%) OO
14 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
14 5 (12.20%) Change Control
15 4 (9.76%) Serena
16 3 (7.32%) Finance
16 3 (7.32%) Degree
16 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
16 3 (7.32%) HTML
16 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
16 3 (7.32%) CSS
16 3 (7.32%) UNIX

Ada
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ada 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 Ada. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.44%) ATM
Development Applications
1 24 (58.54%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.88%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.88%) Grunt
4 1 (2.44%) Bower
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) GDB
4 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.44%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (26.83%) Avionics
2 10 (24.39%) Military
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Software Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
3 3 (7.32%) Ada Software Engineer
4 1 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (2.44%) Java Developer
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
1 3 (7.32%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) HTML5
2 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) CSS3
3 1 (2.44%) JSP
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) VAX
2 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) UNIX
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Software Engineering
2 27 (65.85%) UML
3 16 (39.02%) Requirements Analysis
4 14 (34.15%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.07%) Requirements Management
5 7 (17.07%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.20%) OO
7 5 (12.20%) Change Control
7 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.88%) QMS
8 2 (4.88%) OOP
8 2 (4.88%) Quality Management
8 2 (4.88%) HOOD
8 2 (4.88%) Validation
8 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) C++
2 12 (29.27%) C
3 8 (19.51%) Java
4 6 (14.63%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) Delphi
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Serena
2 2 (4.88%) Xilinx
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Wind River
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
Fife
Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago