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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BEA AquaLogic
Rank 573 574 563
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing AquaLogic 22 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.22% 0.043% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
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£375 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £505 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £545 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-36.90% +50.00%
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
10101 9314 9228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 18.01% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6495 5671 5212
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 399 451
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.80 £38.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AquaLogic within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

AquaLogic Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 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 26 November 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 +1 19 £375 -28.57% 1
London - 4 £455 -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1

AquaLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Oracle
2 31 (83.78%) SOA
3 24 (64.86%) Java
3 24 (64.86%) Web Services
4 21 (56.76%) WebLogic
5 18 (48.65%) BEA
5 18 (48.65%) Oracle Database
6 17 (45.95%) XML
7 16 (43.24%) Linux
7 16 (43.24%) SOAP
7 16 (43.24%) Middleware
7 16 (43.24%) Finance
8 15 (40.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
9 14 (37.84%) Java EE
9 14 (37.84%) IBM
10 13 (35.14%) WSDL
10 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
10 13 (35.14%) HP
10 13 (35.14%) J2EE
10 13 (35.14%) XSD
10 13 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
10 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (32.43%) Migration
11 12 (32.43%) OpenView
12 11 (29.73%) UDDI
12 11 (29.73%) XSLT
12 11 (29.73%) XPath
12 11 (29.73%) WebSphere

AquaLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 21 (56.76%) WebLogic
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (29.73%) WebSphere
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (8.11%) JBoss
5 3 (8.11%) Apache
5 3 (8.11%) IIS
6 2 (5.41%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Business Applications
1 10 (27.03%) SAP HR
2 9 (24.32%) Workday HCM
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (8.11%) Cordys
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (5.41%) AquaLogic BPM
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) LDAP
1 4 (10.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (10.81%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Maven
2 4 (10.81%) Ant
3 3 (8.11%) JUnit
3 3 (8.11%) Lombardi
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) PowerBuilder
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.81%) DBA
4 3 (8.11%) Support Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Development Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Workday Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Informatica Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) Web Services
2 17 (45.95%) XML
3 16 (43.24%) SOAP
3 16 (43.24%) Middleware
4 14 (37.84%) Java EE
5 13 (35.14%) WSDL
5 13 (35.14%) J2EE
5 13 (35.14%) XSD
6 11 (29.73%) UDDI
6 11 (29.73%) XSLT
7 10 (27.03%) Apache Axis
7 10 (27.03%) JAX-WS
8 7 (18.92%) JMS
9 6 (16.22%) HTML
9 6 (16.22%) CSS
10 4 (10.81%) JNDI
10 4 (10.81%) JDBC
11 3 (8.11%) JSP
11 3 (8.11%) Struts
11 3 (8.11%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (21.62%) UNIX
4 3 (8.11%) Windows
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) SOA
2 12 (32.43%) Migration
3 10 (27.03%) Data Migration
3 10 (27.03%) ERP
4 9 (24.32%) E-business
4 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 6 (16.22%) Change Management
6 5 (13.51%) High Availability
7 4 (10.81%) Service Management
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.11%) Network Management
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.11%) BPMN
8 3 (8.11%) BPEL
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) XPath
3 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.81%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 3 (8.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (48.65%) BEA
3 14 (37.84%) IBM
4 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
4 13 (35.14%) HP
5 10 (27.03%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (27.03%) SAP
6 5 (13.51%) Informatica
7 4 (10.81%) Business Objects
8 3 (8.11%) Metastorm
8 3 (8.11%) Splunk
8 3 (8.11%) Pega
8 3 (8.11%) Open Text
9 2 (5.41%) ATG