The first table below looks at the demand for Concordion skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Concordion over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Concordion
Rank 596 561 582
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +21
Contract jobs citing Concordion 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.068% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
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£425 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
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
7010 5871 6100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.82% 11.49% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4495 3682 3574
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 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 143 219
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 £22.50
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% -

Concordion
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Concordion Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Concordion
Daily Rate Trend

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

Concordion Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Concordion
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Concordion within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Concordion Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Concordion
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 Concordion within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
London +18 7 £425 +3.03%
England -2 7 £425 +3.03% 1
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Concordion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Concordion 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 Concordion.

1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
2 10 (83.33%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (66.67%) Hudson
5 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
5 7 (58.33%) JIRA
6 6 (50.00%) Ant
6 6 (50.00%) Maven
6 6 (50.00%) User Stories
7 5 (41.67%) FitNesse
7 5 (41.67%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) TDD
8 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
8 4 (33.33%) Subversion
9 3 (25.00%) MS Office
9 3 (25.00%) Banking
9 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (16.67%) Scrum
10 2 (16.67%) OOP
10 2 (16.67%) OO
10 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
10 2 (16.67%) .NET
10 2 (16.67%) Perl
10 2 (16.67%) C#
11 1 (8.33%) HTML
11 1 (8.33%) Oracle
11 1 (8.33%) Tuxedo

Concordion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Concordion 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 Concordion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (66.67%) Hudson
5 7 (58.33%) JIRA
5 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
6 6 (50.00%) Maven
6 6 (50.00%) Ant
7 5 (41.67%) FitNesse
8 4 (33.33%) Subversion
8 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
9 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
9 1 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Agile Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Test Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Perl Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Mojolicious
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) BDD
2 6 (50.00%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) HP
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