The table below looks at the statistics for AquaLogic skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AquaLogic over the 3 months to 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BEA AquaLogic
Rank 564 552 511
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -41
Contract jobs citing AquaLogic 7 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.014% 0.044%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.079% 0.081% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £500 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £513 £325
% change year-on-year
-51.21% +57.69%
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8899 8630 8290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.67% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5567 5102 4650
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 316 426
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.05 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

AquaLogic
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AquaLogic within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

AquaLogic Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AquaLogic
Daily Rate Trend

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

AquaLogic Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AquaLogic
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AquaLogic within the UK.

AquaLogic Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AquaLogic
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AquaLogic within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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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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 -19 6 £250 -50.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 3 £250 -52.38%
Tyne and Wear -8 3 £250 -52.38%
North East -12 3 £250 -52.38%
London +16 2 £349 -12.81%
Hitchin - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

AquaLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AquaLogic 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 AquaLogic.

1 34 (100.00%) Oracle
2 31 (91.18%) SOA
3 26 (76.47%) Java
4 24 (70.59%) WebLogic
5 23 (67.65%) Oracle Database
6 19 (55.88%) Linux
6 19 (55.88%) Middleware
7 18 (52.94%) Web Services
8 17 (50.00%) Finance
9 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
9 16 (47.06%) HP
9 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
10 15 (44.12%) OpenView
10 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
10 15 (44.12%) Java EE
11 14 (41.18%) BEA
12 12 (35.29%) Problem Management
12 12 (35.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (32.35%) XML
13 11 (32.35%) J2EE
14 10 (29.41%) SOAP
15 9 (26.47%) Change Management
15 9 (26.47%) SLA
15 9 (26.47%) ITIL
16 8 (23.53%) XSD
16 8 (23.53%) IBM
16 8 (23.53%) WSDL
17 7 (20.59%) SAN
17 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g

AquaLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AquaLogic 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 AquaLogic. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (70.59%) WebLogic
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
5 3 (8.82%) IIS
5 3 (8.82%) Apache
5 3 (8.82%) JBoss
6 2 (5.88%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (14.71%) SAP HR
3 4 (11.76%) AquaLogic BPM
3 4 (11.76%) Workday HCM
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (8.82%) Cordys
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (67.65%) Oracle Database
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (11.76%) BusinessObjects XI
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Maven
1 4 (11.76%) Ant
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Lombardi
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) PowerBuilder
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Consultant
2 9 (26.47%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Support Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Development Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) SOA Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SOA Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Informatica Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) Middleware
2 18 (52.94%) Web Services
3 15 (44.12%) Java EE
4 11 (32.35%) XML
4 11 (32.35%) J2EE
5 10 (29.41%) SOAP
6 8 (23.53%) XSD
6 8 (23.53%) WSDL
7 5 (14.71%) XSLT
7 5 (14.71%) JMS
7 5 (14.71%) UDDI
8 4 (11.76%) Apache Axis
8 4 (11.76%) JAX-WS
8 4 (11.76%) JNDI
8 4 (11.76%) HTML
8 4 (11.76%) CSS
8 4 (11.76%) JDBC
9 3 (8.82%) Struts
9 3 (8.82%) OSGi
9 3 (8.82%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (17.65%) UNIX
4 3 (8.82%) Windows
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) SOA
2 12 (35.29%) Problem Management
3 9 (26.47%) Change Management
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Network Management
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) ERP
5 5 (14.71%) High Availability
6 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Service Management
6 4 (11.76%) E-business
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.82%) BPEL
7 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.82%) BPMN
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (14.71%) XPath
4 4 (11.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (47.06%) HP
2 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
3 14 (41.18%) BEA
4 8 (23.53%) IBM
5 6 (17.65%) Splunk
6 5 (14.71%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (14.71%) SAP
6 5 (14.71%) Informatica
7 4 (11.76%) Business Objects
8 3 (8.82%) Metastorm
8 3 (8.82%) Open Text
8 3 (8.82%) Pega
9 2 (5.88%) ATG