The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BEA AquaLogic
Rank 561 553 559
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing AquaLogic 23 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.020% 0.031%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.25% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 13
Average daily rate
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£556 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9282 8726 9503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.60% 17.42% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5524 4935 5272
Average daily rate £375 £370 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 456 441
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.14 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -

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 5 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 10 July 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 -5 22 £556 +30.88% 1
London +17 18 £569 +33.82% 1
City of London +24 4 £531 +14.24% 1
North West - 2 £500 -
Manchester - - - -

AquaLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 31 (96.88%) Oracle
2 22 (68.75%) Web Services
3 21 (65.63%) XML
3 21 (65.63%) SOA
3 21 (65.63%) BEA
4 19 (59.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (50.00%) WSDL
5 16 (50.00%) XSD
5 16 (50.00%) XSLT
6 15 (46.88%) UDDI
6 15 (46.88%) SOAP
6 15 (46.88%) IBM
6 15 (46.88%) Migration
6 15 (46.88%) JAX-WS
6 15 (46.88%) Data Migration
6 15 (46.88%) WebSphere
6 15 (46.88%) XPath
6 15 (46.88%) Apache Axis
7 14 (43.75%) Workday HCM
7 14 (43.75%) WebLogic
7 14 (43.75%) Java
8 13 (40.63%) J2EE
8 13 (40.63%) Oracle Service Bus
9 12 (37.50%) PeopleSoft
9 12 (37.50%) SAP
9 12 (37.50%) ERP
9 12 (37.50%) E-business
9 12 (37.50%) SAP HR
10 11 (34.38%) CSS
10 11 (34.38%) HTML

AquaLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 19 (59.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (46.88%) WebSphere
3 14 (43.75%) WebLogic
4 13 (40.63%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (21.88%) Apache
6 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (6.25%) IIS
7 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (3.13%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (3.13%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Business Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Workday HCM
2 12 (37.50%) SAP HR
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Intranet
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) JUnit
1 9 (28.13%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) Ant
2 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 6 (18.75%) Back Office
3 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Consultant
5 7 (21.88%) Workday Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (9.38%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) Web Services
2 21 (65.63%) XML
3 16 (50.00%) XSD
3 16 (50.00%) XSLT
3 16 (50.00%) WSDL
4 15 (46.88%) SOAP
4 15 (46.88%) UDDI
4 15 (46.88%) Apache Axis
4 15 (46.88%) JAX-WS
5 13 (40.63%) J2EE
6 11 (34.38%) HTML
6 11 (34.38%) CSS
7 10 (31.25%) JMS
8 9 (28.13%) JSP
8 9 (28.13%) Spring
8 9 (28.13%) Apache CXF
8 9 (28.13%) jQuery
8 9 (28.13%) Java EE
8 9 (28.13%) JAX-RS
9 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) SOA
2 15 (46.88%) Migration
2 15 (46.88%) Data Migration
3 12 (37.50%) E-business
3 12 (37.50%) ERP
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) BPEL
6 2 (6.25%) Content Management
7 1 (3.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) XPath
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
5 5 (15.63%) Korn
5 5 (15.63%) Bourne shell
6 4 (12.50%) XQuery
7 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.25%) C
7 2 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Oracle
2 21 (65.63%) BEA
3 15 (46.88%) IBM
4 12 (37.50%) PeopleSoft
4 12 (37.50%) SAP
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) Plumtree
6 1 (3.13%) TIBCO