The table below looks at the statistics for CORBA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CORBA over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA)
Rank 575 558 516
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -42
Contract jobs citing CORBA 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.012% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.029% 0.044% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£200 £310 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% -32.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £310 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £310 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13881 13599 11877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.76% 27.15% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9066 8550 7470
Average daily rate £388 £375 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 249 291
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

CORBA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CORBA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CORBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CORBA
Daily Rate Trend

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

CORBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CORBA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CORBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CORBA
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CORBA within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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 -13 3 £200 -35.48% 2
London - - - - 2
City of London - - - -

CORBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CORBA 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 CORBA.

1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Equities
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) Sybase
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
4 5 (29.41%) VisiBroker
5 3 (17.65%) Front Office
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Progress
5 3 (17.65%) OpenGL
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
5 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Qt
5 3 (17.65%) SQLite
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Google
5 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001

CORBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CORBA 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 CORBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) VisiBroker
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) Ant
2 3 (17.65%) PVCS
2 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (17.65%) ClearCase
2 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
2 3 (17.65%) GoogleTest
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
3 1 (5.88%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Front Office
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (17.65%) OpenGL
2 3 (17.65%) Qt
2 3 (17.65%) Servlets
2 3 (17.65%) QML
3 1 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) Java RMI
3 1 (5.88%) DHTML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Equities
2 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
3 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) OOP
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Straight-Through Processing
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) Smalltalk
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Sybase
2 3 (17.65%) Progress
2 3 (17.65%) Google
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.88%) Ariba
3 1 (5.88%) SAP