The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ada
Rank 587 533 571
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +38
Contract jobs citing Ada 7 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.072% 0.022%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.035% 0.19% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 0
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£525 £700 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Average hourly rate £36.70 £35.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -7.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.46 £35.00 £33.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.94 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.70 £35.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+3.38% -8.97%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20224 19527 20817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.96% 38.20% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12935 12075 12436
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 560 801
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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
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 31 July 2014.

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
Top 24 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 31 July 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 -56 7 £525 -25.00% 2
London -1 3 £650 -7.14%
South East -7 2 £400 - 1
South West -26 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -

Ada
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) UML
3 11 (45.83%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (41.67%) DO-178B
5 8 (33.33%) OO
6 7 (29.17%) Degree
6 7 (29.17%) Avionics
7 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (20.83%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (16.67%) Serena
9 4 (16.67%) Validation
9 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 4 (16.67%) C
9 4 (16.67%) C++
9 4 (16.67%) Java
10 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 3 (12.50%) C#
10 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 3 (12.50%) CSS
10 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (12.50%) HTML
10 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 3 (12.50%) Xilinx
10 3 (12.50%) Front Office
10 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
11 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (8.33%) Apache Flex
11 2 (8.33%) FIX Protocol

Ada
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Simulink
1 1 (4.17%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (29.17%) Avionics
2 3 (12.50%) Front Office
3 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.17%) Military
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Ada Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Principal Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Flex
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) W3C
2 1 (4.17%) e-Health
2 1 (4.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) UML
3 8 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Low Latency
9 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.17%) OOP
9 1 (4.17%) Migration
9 1 (4.17%) Information Security
9 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
9 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
9 1 (4.17%) Web Accessibility
9 1 (4.17%) Change Control
9 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C
1 4 (16.67%) C++
1 4 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Delphi
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Fortran
3 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
3 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.17%) Section 508
2 1 (4.17%) WCAG
2 1 (4.17%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Serena
2 3 (12.50%) Xilinx
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Nimsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle