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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ada
Rank 573 565 529
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -36
Contract jobs citing Ada 15 5 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.010% 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.071% 0.026% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 13
Average daily rate
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£338 £263 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £263 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £263 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £425
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -38.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.82%

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
21064 19559 18779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.99% 37.83% 37.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14308 12450 11460
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 576 749
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.24 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.98 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 17 December 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 25 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 17 December 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 -13 15 £338 +28.57% 5
South East - 12 £325 - 3
Rochester - 5 - -
East Sussex - 5 £325 -
Kent - 5 - -
London +10 2 £650 -
Crawley - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Somerset -10 1 - -
South West -32 1 - - 2
City of London - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Hastings - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Ada
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (65.00%) UML
4 11 (55.00%) C
4 11 (55.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (40.00%) C++
6 8 (40.00%) DO-178B
7 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (35.00%) Avionics
7 7 (35.00%) Change Control
7 7 (35.00%) Java
8 6 (30.00%) OO
9 5 (25.00%) Delphi
9 5 (25.00%) OOP
9 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (15.00%) Xilinx
10 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
11 2 (10.00%) HTML
11 2 (10.00%) CSS
11 2 (10.00%) UNIX
11 2 (10.00%) Pascal
11 2 (10.00%) Electronics
11 2 (10.00%) Validation
11 2 (10.00%) Military
11 2 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
11 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
12 1 (5.00%) Wind River

Ada
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) Grunt
3 1 (5.00%) Bower
General
1 7 (35.00%) Avionics
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Military
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Ada Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) VAX
1 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) UML
3 11 (55.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) Change Control
6 6 (30.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) OOP
8 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) Validation
9 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
9 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (5.00%) Web Development
10 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Web Accessibility
10 1 (5.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C
2 8 (40.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) Delphi
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Pascal
7 1 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (5.00%) WCAG
2 1 (5.00%) WAI
2 1 (5.00%) Section 508
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (5.00%) Wind River
2 1 (5.00%) Mercator