The table below looks at the statistics for Adaptiv skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adaptiv over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard Adaptiv
Rank 615 584 565
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -19
Contract jobs citing Adaptiv 3 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.038%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.062% 0.043% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 15
Average daily rate
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£600 - £560
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4823 4663 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.28% 8.87% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2792 2511 2730
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 80 100
Average hourly rate £27.42 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.28% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.80 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

Adaptiv
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adaptiv within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Adaptiv Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Adaptiv
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adaptiv within the UK.

Adaptiv Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Adaptiv
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adaptiv within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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
London -8 3 £600 -
England -28 3 £600 -
City of London - - - -

Adaptiv
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Adaptiv 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 Adaptiv.

1 9 (90.00%) SunGard
2 8 (80.00%) Credit Risk
3 7 (70.00%) Market Risk
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) Subversion
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Banking
5 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Middleware
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (40.00%) Citrix
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (30.00%) JIRA
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (30.00%) SLA
7 3 (30.00%) .NET
7 3 (30.00%) C#
7 3 (30.00%) MVC
7 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
8 2 (20.00%) Advertising
8 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

Adaptiv
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Adaptiv 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 Adaptiv. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Market Risk Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Credit Risk
2 7 (70.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) SunGard
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (10.00%) Reuters
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) Murex