The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA Gen (formerly COOL:Gen, Advantage:Gen and AllFusion Gen)
Rank 589 601 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing CA Gen 37 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.021% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 0
Average daily rate £380 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7597 7025 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.77% 13.57% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 4715 3786
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 127 130
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £25.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.89 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA Gen within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

CA Gen Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 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 11 February 2016. 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 +25 37 £380 -0.32%
Tyne and Wear - 18 £380 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 18 £380 -
North East - 18 £380 -
West Midlands +3 16 - -
Shropshire -6 13 - -
Telford -13 5 - -
Worthing - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 - -
South East - 3 - -

CA Gen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 55 (79.71%) Java
2 54 (78.26%) WebLogic
3 52 (75.36%) Unix
4 50 (72.46%) Oracle
5 48 (69.57%) SQL
6 47 (68.12%) Waterfall
7 44 (63.77%) Shell Script
8 43 (62.32%) PL/SQL
9 42 (60.87%) Informatica
10 40 (57.97%) Perl
10 40 (57.97%) J2EE
10 40 (57.97%) Pega
11 39 (56.52%) BEA
11 39 (56.52%) webMethods
12 34 (49.28%) RUP
13 26 (37.68%) ClearCase
14 24 (34.78%) ClearQuest
15 23 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
15 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (31.88%) Project Planning
17 15 (21.74%) Linux
17 15 (21.74%) Software Architecture
17 15 (21.74%) Test Strategy
18 12 (17.39%) User Stories
19 10 (14.49%) Business Process Mapping
19 10 (14.49%) Business Analysis
19 10 (14.49%) OO
20 9 (13.04%) Data Modelling
20 9 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
20 9 (13.04%) SWOT Analysis

CA Gen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 54 (78.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.45%) CICS
2 1 (1.45%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.45%) SAP PSCD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
2 9 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) Easytrieve
3 1 (1.45%) IDMS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (37.68%) ClearCase
2 24 (34.78%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.45%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Developer
2 16 (23.19%) Architect
3 15 (21.74%) Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Software Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) CA Gen Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Public Sector Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Java Software Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Lead Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Lead Software Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (57.97%) J2EE
2 2 (2.90%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (1.45%) Middleware
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (75.36%) Unix
2 15 (21.74%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (68.12%) Waterfall
2 34 (49.28%) RUP
3 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (31.88%) Project Planning
5 15 (21.74%) Software Architecture
5 15 (21.74%) Test Strategy
6 12 (17.39%) User Stories
7 10 (14.49%) Business Analysis
7 10 (14.49%) Business Process Mapping
7 10 (14.49%) OO
8 9 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (13.04%) Data Modelling
8 9 (13.04%) Process Improvement
8 9 (13.04%) SWOT Analysis
9 8 (11.59%) Analytics
9 8 (11.59%) Business Analytics
10 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.70%) Scrum
12 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (79.71%) Java
2 48 (69.57%) SQL
3 44 (63.77%) Shell Script
4 43 (62.32%) PL/SQL
5 40 (57.97%) Perl
6 4 (5.80%) COBOL
7 3 (4.35%) JCL
8 2 (2.90%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 50 (72.46%) Oracle
2 42 (60.87%) Informatica
3 40 (57.97%) Pega
4 39 (56.52%) BEA
4 39 (56.52%) webMethods
5 7 (10.14%) CA
6 3 (4.35%) IBM
7 2 (2.90%) Adobe
8 1 (1.45%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) TIBCO