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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA Gen (formerly COOL:Gen, Advantage:Gen and AllFusion Gen)
Rank 582 567 568
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing CA Gen 11 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.002% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.017% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£225 - £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - £356
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £28.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.95
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6995 5870 6070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 11.50% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4485 3689 3562
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.65 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA Gen within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 6 £225 -
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

CA Gen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (76.92%) CA
2 9 (69.23%) UNIX
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (30.77%) COBOL
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) zOS
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
6 3 (23.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) BEA
6 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (23.08%) Informatica
6 3 (23.08%) C
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
7 2 (15.38%) RUP
7 2 (15.38%) ClearCase
7 2 (15.38%) Documentum
7 2 (15.38%) VB
7 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) Middleware
7 2 (15.38%) ClearQuest
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning

CA Gen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Documentum
3 1 (7.69%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) Easytrieve
1 1 (7.69%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (15.38%) ClearCase
2 2 (15.38%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) CA Gen Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Software Architect
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
2 3 (23.08%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) zOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) RUP
1 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
1 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
2 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) COBOL
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) CA
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) BEA
4 3 (23.08%) Informatica
5 1 (7.69%) webMethods
5 1 (7.69%) Pega