The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Curam 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 Curam over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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 CĂșram Software.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Curam
Rank 610 - 573
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Curam 13 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% - 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% - 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 6
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£330 - £553
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 - £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 - £553
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
26335 24183 26379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.37% 46.52% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15047 13643 13481
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £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 1196 1084 1368
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

Curam
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Curam Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Curam
Daily Rate Trend

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

Curam Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Curam
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Curam within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Curam Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Curam
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Curam Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Curam
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Curam 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 Curam.

1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (20.00%) C
2 4 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.00%) CaliberRM
3 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.00%) DB2
3 3 (15.00%) AIX
3 3 (15.00%) HPUX
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services

Curam
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Curam 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 Curam. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) CaliberRM
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
1 8 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Functional Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) AIX
1 3 (15.00%) HPUX
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) IBM