The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Coremetrics 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 Coremetrics over the 3 months to 4 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within IBM Coremetrics Web Analytics.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Coremetrics
Rank 627 608 575
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -33
Contract jobs citing Coremetrics 6 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.023% 0.008% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£364 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 - £250
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25561 25504 24091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.65% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15156 14276 13340
Average daily rate £400 £383 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1113 1095
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Coremetrics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Coremetrics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Coremetrics
Daily Rate Trend

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

Coremetrics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Coremetrics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Coremetrics within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Coremetrics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Hourly Rate Trend

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

Coremetrics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Coremetrics
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 Coremetrics within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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 0 6 £364 - 4
South East - 4 £364 -
Basingstoke - 3 £365 -
Hampshire - 3 £365 -
London - 2 £338 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £250 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £250 -

Coremetrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Coremetrics 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 Coremetrics.

1 18 (94.74%) Analytics
2 15 (78.95%) Google
3 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 14 (73.68%) Java
4 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
4 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
4 11 (57.89%) Google Analytics
5 9 (47.37%) System Testing
6 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) CSS
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
7 7 (36.84%) DB2
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) Retail
7 7 (36.84%) QA
8 6 (31.58%) Release Management
8 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 6 (31.58%) iSeries
8 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (31.58%) Selenium
8 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (31.58%) SoapUI
8 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) Content Management
8 6 (31.58%) .NET
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 6 (31.58%) B2B
8 6 (31.58%) IBM

Coremetrics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Coremetrics 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 Coremetrics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) WebTrends
2 2 (10.53%) Unica
2 2 (10.53%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Google Analytics
2 5 (26.32%) Google Checkout
3 3 (15.79%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
1 7 (36.84%) DB2
2 3 (15.79%) QlikView
2 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.79%) Redis
2 3 (15.79%) Neo4j
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (31.58%) SoapUI
2 5 (26.32%) TestComplete
3 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
1 7 (36.84%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) QA Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Web Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Scientist
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (26.32%) DHTML
4 5 (26.32%) Struts
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) Spring
4 5 (26.32%) Ajax
4 5 (26.32%) JSP
5 4 (21.05%) SOAP
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.79%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) iSeries
2 4 (21.05%) AS400
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Copywriting
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Android
2 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Analytics
2 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
3 9 (47.37%) System Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Release Management
4 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) B2B
4 6 (31.58%) Content Management
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) B2C
5 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
5 5 (26.32%) SEO
5 5 (26.32%) OOD
5 5 (26.32%) SOA
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (15.79%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) Scala
4 3 (15.79%) R
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Google
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Endeca
3 5 (26.32%) PayPal
4 4 (21.05%) Adobe
5 3 (15.79%) Omniture
5 3 (15.79%) Splunk
5 3 (15.79%) Tableau
6 2 (10.53%) SAP
7 1 (5.26%) Cognos
7 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (5.26%) Netezza