The table below looks at the statistics for Ada skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ada over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ada
Rank 599 621 630
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Contract jobs citing Ada 49 39 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.067% 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.18% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 1
Median daily rate £305 £370 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +19.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £370 £310
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 2
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.72% +7.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £34.75 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £40.38 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% +7.68%

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
21769 22150 21004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.74% 38.12% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15001 15038 13557
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 532 409
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Ada
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Ada as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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
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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ada within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 47 £305 -17.56% 2
South West +26 18 - -
South East +14 10 £300 -18.91% 1
London - 9 £405 -
East of England +7 8 - -
Gloucestershire - 8 - -
Hertfordshire - 8 - -
Bristol +6 7 - -
Middlesex - 6 £300 -
Uxbridge - 4 £305 -
Berkshire +8 3 £275 +71.87%
Slough - 3 £275 -
Stevenage - 3 - -
Somerset +24 2 - -
Yeovil +4 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Hampshire +14 1 - -
Edinburgh +12 1 - -
Scotland +1 1 - - 1

Ada
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ada also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Ada.

1 59 (80.82%) Software Engineering
2 38 (52.05%) UML
3 35 (47.95%) C++
4 34 (46.58%) Rational DOORS
5 26 (35.62%) C
6 22 (30.14%) C#
7 21 (28.77%) Aerospace
8 20 (27.40%) Security Cleared
9 19 (26.03%) Ada 95
10 18 (24.66%) Rational Rhapsody
10 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
11 17 (23.29%) SysML
11 17 (23.29%) Simulink
12 16 (21.92%) Configuration Management
12 16 (21.92%) DO-178B
13 13 (17.81%) Integration Testing
13 13 (17.81%) Java
14 12 (16.44%) MATLAB
15 11 (15.07%) Manufacturing
15 11 (15.07%) OO
16 10 (13.70%) Embedded Software Development
17 9 (12.33%) Embedded Systems
17 9 (12.33%) Finance
18 8 (10.96%) Linux
18 8 (10.96%) Avionics
19 7 (9.59%) Python
19 7 (9.59%) Windows
19 7 (9.59%) Yourdon
20 6 (8.22%) Requirements Management
21 5 (6.85%) Requirements Analysis

Ada
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.11%) Apache
1 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Simulink
2 3 (4.11%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) HTTP
1 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
Development Applications
1 34 (46.58%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (24.66%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.74%) GDB
4 2 (2.74%) PVCS
4 2 (2.74%) Subversion
4 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.74%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (28.77%) Aerospace
2 11 (15.07%) Manufacturing
3 9 (12.33%) Finance
4 8 (10.96%) Avionics
5 4 (5.48%) Military
6 2 (2.74%) Automotive
6 2 (2.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 53 (72.60%) Software Engineer
2 18 (24.66%) Ada Engineer
2 18 (24.66%) Ada Software Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Java Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) C++ Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (4.11%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.74%) Design Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Qualitative Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Quantitative Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Software Design Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Software Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) JSF
2 3 (4.11%) CSS
2 3 (4.11%) HTML
2 3 (4.11%) JSP
3 1 (1.37%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.48%) Derivative
3 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.37%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (80.82%) Software Engineering
2 38 (52.05%) UML
3 17 (23.29%) SysML
4 16 (21.92%) Configuration Management
5 13 (17.81%) Integration Testing
6 11 (15.07%) OO
7 10 (13.70%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (9.59%) Yourdon
9 6 (8.22%) Requirements Management
10 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.85%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (5.48%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
11 4 (5.48%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.48%) Scrum
11 4 (5.48%) Software Audit
11 4 (5.48%) Test Strategy
11 4 (5.48%) Validation
12 3 (4.11%) Change Control
12 3 (4.11%) E-business
12 3 (4.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.95%) C++
2 26 (35.62%) C
3 22 (30.14%) C#
4 19 (26.03%) Ada 95
5 13 (17.81%) Java
6 12 (16.44%) MATLAB
7 7 (9.59%) Python
8 5 (6.85%) Perl
8 5 (6.85%) Tcl
9 3 (4.11%) Fortran
9 3 (4.11%) SQL
10 2 (2.74%) Ada 83
10 2 (2.74%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (27.40%) Security Cleared
2 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.92%) DO-178B
2 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 4 (5.48%) MISRA
2 4 (5.48%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.37%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 4 (5.48%) Serena
2 3 (4.11%) MathWorks
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft