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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ada
Rank 589 544 575
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +31
Contract jobs citing Ada 14 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.016% 0.028%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.066% 0.045% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £400 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £295
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.95 £36.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £46.25 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +15.54%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21195 17889 21032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.87% 36.81% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13677 11010 12415
Average daily rate £375 £375 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 637 740
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

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 19 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -32 13 £400 +6.66% 6
East of England -26 7 - -
Bedfordshire -15 4 - -
South West - 3 - - 3
South East -11 2 £400 +6.66% 3
Luton - 2 - -
London -38 1 £500 -
City of London - 1 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Crawley - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1

Ada
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) UML
3 7 (41.18%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) DO-178B
5 5 (29.41%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) C
5 5 (29.41%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) Validation
7 3 (17.65%) Serena
7 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Avionics
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
8 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
8 2 (11.76%) Simulink
8 2 (11.76%) Stateflow
8 2 (11.76%) Fortran
8 2 (11.76%) C++
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
8 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) VxWorks
8 2 (11.76%) SysML
8 2 (11.76%) Xilinx
8 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Java SE
9 1 (5.88%) Software Testing

Ada
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Simulink
1 2 (11.76%) Stateflow
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Hazelcast
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (29.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (17.65%) Avionics
1 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Military
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Ada Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
2 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) VxWorks
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) UML
3 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 5 (29.41%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) SysML
6 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Information Security
7 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
2 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
2 2 (11.76%) Fortran
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Serena
2 2 (11.76%) Xilinx
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
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