The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Compuware 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 Compuware over the 3 months to 24 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 Vendors currently tracked.

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 Compuware Corporation.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware
Rank 584 526 564
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +38
Contract jobs citing Compuware 3 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.025% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.054% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 15
Average daily rate £342 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.93% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £488 £250
% change year-on-year
-31.69% +95.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25052 22396 27843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.89% 46.96% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14091 11884 14183
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1189 1316
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -

Compuware
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Compuware Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Compuware
Daily Rate Trend

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

Compuware Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Compuware
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Compuware Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Compuware
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compuware within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -55 3 £342 -8.93% 2
South East -6 1 £333 -31.69% 2
London -14 1 £350 +7.69%
East of England - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Compuware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Compuware 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 Compuware.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Dutch Language
3 1 (20.00%) French Language
3 1 (20.00%) WATIR
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) WebLOAD
3 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Cordys
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center

Compuware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Compuware 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 Compuware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Extranet
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (20.00%) Introscope
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) WATIR
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebLOAD
1 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (20.00%) WatiN
1 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) JRules
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) RUP
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) B2B
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Process Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Management
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) Empirix
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Cordys
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco