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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Coremetrics
Rank 610 610 566
Rank change year-on-year
0 -44
Contract jobs citing Coremetrics 10 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.002% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.004% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 4
Average daily rate
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£370 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £225 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £300
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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

Coremetrics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Coremetrics
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 8 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 31 July 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 -16 10 £370 +64.44% 3
London +2 5 £400 +77.77% 2
South East - 5 £350 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £365 -
Basingstoke - 3 £365 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £250 -
City of London - 2 £488 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £250 -

Coremetrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) Java
3 13 (68.42%) Google
4 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (52.63%) CSS
4 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
4 10 (52.63%) WebSphere
5 9 (47.37%) Google Analytics
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) QA
6 8 (42.11%) System Testing
7 7 (36.84%) WebTrends
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) DB2
8 6 (31.58%) Retail
8 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (26.32%) Release Management
9 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
9 5 (26.32%) Apache Flex
9 5 (26.32%) Selenium
9 5 (26.32%) QlikView
9 5 (26.32%) iSeries
9 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (26.32%) Scala
9 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
9 5 (26.32%) Complex Event Processing
9 5 (26.32%) SoapUI

Coremetrics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (52.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) WebTrends
2 2 (10.53%) Unica
2 2 (10.53%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Google Analytics
2 5 (26.32%) Google Checkout
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) DB2
2 5 (26.32%) QlikView
2 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
2 5 (26.32%) Redis
2 5 (26.32%) Neo4j
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
2 4 (21.05%) TestComplete
2 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Web Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Manual Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) JSP
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) Struts
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (26.32%) Spring
3 5 (26.32%) Ajax
3 5 (26.32%) Apache Flex
3 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (26.32%) DHTML
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) iSeries
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) AS400
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Analytics
2 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
3 8 (42.11%) System Testing
4 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Release Management
5 5 (26.32%) Complex Event Processing
5 5 (26.32%) Dashboard Development
5 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) OOD
5 5 (26.32%) SOA
5 5 (26.32%) B2B
5 5 (26.32%) B2C
5 5 (26.32%) SEO
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Content Management
5 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) Scala
4 5 (26.32%) R
5 4 (21.05%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Google
2 5 (26.32%) Splunk
2 5 (26.32%) Tableau
2 5 (26.32%) PayPal
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Omniture
3 4 (21.05%) Endeca
4 3 (15.79%) Adobe
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Cognos
6 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (5.26%) Netezza