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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ada
Rank 573 576 534
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -42
Contract jobs citing Ada 23 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.036% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.096% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Average daily rate
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£310 £400 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £370 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £650 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.00 £32.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.40 £44.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%

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
20094 19733 17676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 37.28% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13381 13017 10891
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 458 620
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 23 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 29 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 -23 17 £310 -22.50% 5
North West - 6 - -
Lancashire - 6 - -
South West +15 5 - - 3
Preston - 4 - -
South East -4 3 £370 -7.50% 1
Scotland - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 - -
East of England -2 2 £300 - 1
Fife - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Yeovil - 2 - -
Wiltshire +2 1 - - 2
London +1 1 £310 -52.30%
East Sussex -15 1 £370 -7.50%
Hertfordshire -15 1 £300 -
Essex - 1 - -
Templecombe - 1 - -
Warminster - 1 - - 2
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £300 -

Ada
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 36 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (62.50%) UML
3 24 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
4 17 (42.50%) C++
5 13 (32.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
6 11 (27.50%) Avionics
6 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
7 10 (25.00%) C
8 9 (22.50%) Military
8 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
9 8 (20.00%) DO-178B
10 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
11 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (15.00%) C#
11 6 (15.00%) Java
11 6 (15.00%) Requirements Management
11 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (12.50%) SDLC
13 4 (10.00%) Serena
13 4 (10.00%) SQL
13 4 (10.00%) HOOD
13 4 (10.00%) OO
13 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
13 4 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
13 4 (10.00%) Change Control
14 3 (7.50%) Apache
14 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
14 3 (7.50%) Finance

Ada
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 3 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.50%) GDB
4 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.50%) Grunt
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (27.50%) Avionics
2 9 (22.50%) Military
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Ada Software Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Ada Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) CSS
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (2.50%) CSS3
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) User Experience
1 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) UNIX
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (62.50%) UML
3 13 (32.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (15.00%) Requirements Management
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.50%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) HOOD
8 4 (10.00%) OO
8 4 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (10.00%) Change Control
9 3 (7.50%) Validation
9 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Web Development
10 2 (5.00%) Time Management
10 2 (5.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) C++
2 10 (25.00%) C
3 6 (15.00%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) Java
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Serena
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Facebook
3 1 (2.50%) Xilinx
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