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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ada
Rank 626 612 602
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Ada 32 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.034% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.091% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £279 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.08% -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £279 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 9
Average hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.59 £40.90 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%

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
21327 20829 20320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.16% 37.30% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14646 13547 13247
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 438 477
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -0.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.72 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 30 April 2016.

Ada Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Ada
Top 27 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 31 £279 -10.08% 3
South West +13 12 - -
North West -2 7 £303 -
East of England +9 6 - - 2
Lancashire +5 6 - -
Preston +2 5 - -
Bristol +2 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
South East -21 3 £255 - 1
Luton - 3 - - 2
Hastings - 3 £255 -
East Sussex - 3 £255 -
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Somerset +10 1 - -
Gloucestershire +2 1 - -
Yeovil -12 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £303 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
York - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Ada
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 67 (94.37%) Software Engineering
2 43 (60.56%) UML
3 42 (59.15%) C++
4 39 (54.93%) Rational DOORS
5 33 (46.48%) Rational Rhapsody
6 23 (32.39%) Security Cleared
6 23 (32.39%) C
7 22 (30.99%) SC Cleared
8 21 (29.58%) Ada 95
9 19 (26.76%) Linux
9 19 (26.76%) OO
10 18 (25.35%) VxWorks
10 18 (25.35%) Validation
11 16 (22.54%) Integration Testing
12 15 (21.13%) Avionics
12 15 (21.13%) VectorCAST
12 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
13 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (15.49%) DO-178B
15 10 (14.08%) SDLC
16 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
16 9 (12.68%) Manufacturing
17 8 (11.27%) Finance
17 8 (11.27%) C#
17 8 (11.27%) Java
17 8 (11.27%) Programme Management
17 8 (11.27%) Degree
17 8 (11.27%) Subversion
18 7 (9.86%) Embedded Software Development
19 6 (8.45%) SysML

Ada
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (4.23%) Confluence
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) Simulink
3 2 (2.82%) MS Office
4 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.41%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.41%) Siemens NX
4 1 (1.41%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.41%) Primavera
1 1 (1.41%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (54.93%) Rational DOORS
2 33 (46.48%) Rational Rhapsody
3 15 (21.13%) VectorCAST
4 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
5 8 (11.27%) Subversion
6 5 (7.04%) Eclipse
6 5 (7.04%) GDB
7 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.23%) JIRA
7 3 (4.23%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
General
1 15 (21.13%) Avionics
2 9 (12.68%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.27%) Finance
4 4 (5.63%) Military
5 3 (4.23%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.23%) Games
6 2 (2.82%) Automotive
7 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (88.73%) Software Engineer
2 24 (33.80%) Ada Engineer
3 23 (32.39%) Ada Software Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Principal Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Principal Software Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Java Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) DOORS Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Embedded Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Real Time Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Real Time Software Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Senior C Software Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
11 1 (1.41%) Developer
11 1 (1.41%) Programmer
11 1 (1.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) CSS
2 2 (2.82%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) JSP
2 2 (2.82%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.41%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Linux
2 18 (25.35%) VxWorks
3 6 (8.45%) Windows
4 4 (5.63%) Unix
5 3 (4.23%) IRIX
5 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (94.37%) Software Engineering
2 43 (60.56%) UML
3 19 (26.76%) OO
4 18 (25.35%) Validation
5 16 (22.54%) Integration Testing
6 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.08%) SDLC
8 8 (11.27%) Programme Management
9 7 (9.86%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (8.45%) SysML
10 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.04%) HOOD
11 5 (7.04%) OOD
11 5 (7.04%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (5.63%) Migration
12 4 (5.63%) Scrum
13 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
13 3 (4.23%) Requirements Management
13 3 (4.23%) SOA
13 3 (4.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 42 (59.15%) C++
2 23 (32.39%) C
3 21 (29.58%) Ada 95
4 8 (11.27%) C#
4 8 (11.27%) Java
5 4 (5.63%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.23%) Perl
6 3 (4.23%) SQL
7 2 (2.82%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.41%) Ada 83
8 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Security Cleared
2 22 (30.99%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) DO-178B
2 4 (5.63%) MISRA
2 4 (5.63%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Firmware
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) IBM
3 2 (2.82%) Serena
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Tableau
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