The first table below looks at the demand for ChangeMan skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ChangeMan over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serena ChangeMan
Rank 591 563 571
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Contract jobs citing ChangeMan 3 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.014% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.042% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +25.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7079 5903 6128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.94% 11.55% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4550 3699 3587
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 220
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 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

ChangeMan
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ChangeMan Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ChangeMan
Daily Rate Trend

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

ChangeMan Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ChangeMan
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ChangeMan Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ChangeMan
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ChangeMan within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 -31 2 £400 -4.76%
Chester - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -

ChangeMan
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ChangeMan 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 ChangeMan.

1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) CICS
2 4 (57.14%) zOS
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) REXX
3 2 (28.57%) RACF
3 2 (28.57%) COBOL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) ISPF
3 2 (28.57%) French Language
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) Build Forge
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) CA Endevor
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Control-M

ChangeMan
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ChangeMan 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 ChangeMan. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) CICS
2 2 (28.57%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
2 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Build Forge
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) French Language
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) zOS
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) COBOL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
1 1 (14.29%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) CA