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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ada
Rank 576 581 576
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Ada 43 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.039% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.10% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Average daily rate £370 £338 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 12 1
Average hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+23.75% +23.07%

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
19676 19149 17940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 37.80% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13377 12746 11251
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 427 478
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £18.65 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

Ada Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Ada
Top 22 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 February 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 +21 41 £370 +9.62% 7
East of England - 18 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 12 - - 3
Luton - 12 - - 3
South West +8 9 - -
North West -12 8 £303 - 4
Bristol +3 6 - -
Lancashire +2 6 - - 4
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
East Sussex +10 5 £370 +13.84%
Preston +5 5 - - 4
South East -4 5 £370 +13.84%
Stevenage - 4 - -
Hastings - 3 £370 -
Somerset +4 2 - -
Yeovil -13 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £303 -
Gloucestershire +5 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
York - 1 - -

Ada
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 72 (86.75%) Software Engineering
2 54 (65.06%) UML
3 45 (54.22%) C++
4 42 (50.60%) Rational DOORS
5 28 (33.73%) Rational Rhapsody
6 24 (28.92%) Ada 95
7 23 (27.71%) C
8 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
9 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
9 19 (22.89%) Linux
10 18 (21.69%) OO
10 18 (21.69%) Validation
11 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (20.48%) Integration Testing
11 17 (20.48%) C#
12 16 (19.28%) VectorCAST
13 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
13 14 (16.87%) VxWorks
13 14 (16.87%) Finance
13 14 (16.87%) Manufacturing
13 14 (16.87%) Military
14 13 (15.66%) Programme Management
14 13 (15.66%) Java
15 12 (14.46%) Avionics
16 11 (13.25%) HTML
16 11 (13.25%) CSS
17 10 (12.05%) Windows
17 10 (12.05%) Requirements Analysis
18 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
18 9 (10.84%) Visual Studio

Ada
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 6 (7.23%) Apache
1 6 (7.23%) CMS
1 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
1 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
1 6 (7.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) Simulink
3 2 (2.41%) MS Office
4 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.20%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.20%) Siemens NX
4 1 (1.20%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.20%) Primavera
1 1 (1.20%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (50.60%) Rational DOORS
2 28 (33.73%) Rational Rhapsody
3 16 (19.28%) VectorCAST
4 9 (10.84%) Visual Studio
5 7 (8.43%) Eclipse
6 6 (7.23%) Maven
7 4 (4.82%) Subversion
8 3 (3.61%) GDB
9 2 (2.41%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.20%) NetBeans
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
1 14 (16.87%) Manufacturing
1 14 (16.87%) Military
2 12 (14.46%) Avionics
3 3 (3.61%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Games
4 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (80.72%) Software Engineer
2 16 (19.28%) Ada Engineer
3 15 (18.07%) Ada Software Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Principal Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Principal Software Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Java Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Architect
9 2 (2.41%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Java Mobile Developer
9 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) CSS
1 11 (13.25%) HTML
2 6 (7.23%) Ajax
2 6 (7.23%) HTML5
2 6 (7.23%) J2EE
2 6 (7.23%) Web Services
2 6 (7.23%) XHTML
2 6 (7.23%) XML
2 6 (7.23%) XSLT
3 5 (6.02%) .NET
3 5 (6.02%) JSP
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.20%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.20%) Derivative
2 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.20%) Equities
2 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.20%) Statistics
2 1 (1.20%) VAX
2 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) Linux
2 14 (16.87%) VxWorks
3 10 (12.05%) Windows
4 6 (7.23%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.02%) Unix
5 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.41%) IRIX
7 1 (1.20%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (86.75%) Software Engineering
2 54 (65.06%) UML
3 18 (21.69%) OO
3 18 (21.69%) Validation
4 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.48%) Integration Testing
5 13 (15.66%) Programme Management
6 10 (12.05%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.43%) Requirements Management
8 7 (8.43%) SOA
8 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.23%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (7.23%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (7.23%) RAD
9 6 (7.23%) Scrum
9 6 (7.23%) SDLC
10 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (6.02%) Time Management
10 5 (6.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.22%) C++
2 24 (28.92%) Ada 95
3 23 (27.71%) C
4 17 (20.48%) C#
5 13 (15.66%) Java
6 7 (8.43%) Ada 83
7 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.23%) SQL
8 5 (6.02%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.61%) Perl
10 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.20%) Pascal
10 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) HND
5 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) DO-178B
2 4 (4.82%) MISRA
2 4 (4.82%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Firmware
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) IBM
2 3 (3.61%) Kony
3 2 (2.41%) Serena
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.20%) SAP
4 1 (1.20%) Tableau
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