The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Borland products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Borland over the 3 months to 31 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Borland Software Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland
Rank 612 595 560
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -35
Contract jobs citing Borland 8 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.029% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.065% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £269 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £439 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £408
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -23.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Borland
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Borland Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Borland
Daily Rate Trend

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

Borland Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Borland
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Borland within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Borland Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Borland
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Borland Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Borland
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Borland within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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 -32 7 £350 +24.20%
South East -19 4 £358 +26.77%
Hook -7 3 £358 +26.77%
Hampshire -13 3 £358 +26.77%
London -1 2 £350 -
Scotland -11 1 £300 -16.14%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £240 -
North East - 1 £240 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £240 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Borland
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Borland 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 Borland.

1 20 (83.33%) StarTeam
2 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
3 16 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (45.83%) ITIL
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 9 (37.50%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) ClearCase
8 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (20.83%) SDLC
9 5 (20.83%) MS Office
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.83%) CMMI
9 5 (20.83%) ClearQuest
9 5 (20.83%) Degree
9 5 (20.83%) Change Management
9 5 (20.83%) Workflow
10 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) Time Management
10 4 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 4 (16.67%) .NET
10 4 (16.67%) SQL
10 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
11 3 (12.50%) DNS
11 3 (12.50%) Oracle
11 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 3 (12.50%) HP

Borland
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Borland 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 Borland. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (83.33%) StarTeam
2 7 (29.17%) ClearCase
3 5 (20.83%) ClearQuest
4 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (12.50%) SilkPerformer
5 3 (12.50%) CruiseControl
5 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 2 (8.33%) TestDirector
7 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.17%) Subversion
7 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
7 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Build Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Test Architect
2 2 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Architect
2 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Applications Packager
3 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Tester
3 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Delphi Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
3 1 (4.17%) Lead Tester
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Delphi Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) LINQ
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) MFC
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) VxWorks
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) CMMI
3 5 (20.83%) Change Management
3 5 (20.83%) Workflow
3 5 (20.83%) SDLC
4 4 (16.67%) Time Management
5 3 (12.50%) Software Distribution
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL V2
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) ITSM
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.17%) C++/CLI
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Delphi
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
4 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) WMI
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Serena
3 2 (8.33%) BMC
3 2 (8.33%) Lotus
3 2 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) Micro Focus
4 1 (4.17%) QNX
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) AppSense
4 1 (4.17%) Lumension
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco