The first table below looks at the demand for CA Gen skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA Gen over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Development Applications 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA Gen (formerly COOL:Gen, Advantage:Gen and AllFusion Gen)
Rank 585 540 571
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +31
Contract jobs citing CA Gen 2 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.029% 0.074% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £369
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £369
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

CA Gen
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CA Gen Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CA Gen
Daily Rate Trend

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

CA Gen Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CA Gen
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CA Gen Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CA Gen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CA Gen 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 CA Gen.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) BEA
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) webMethods
2 2 (66.67%) Pega
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (33.33%) IDMS
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Easytrieve
3 1 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (33.33%) CICS
3 1 (33.33%) CA

CA Gen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CA Gen 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 CA Gen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) IDMS
1 1 (33.33%) Easytrieve
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) BEA
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica
1 2 (66.67%) webMethods
1 2 (66.67%) Pega
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM