The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Vendors currently tracked.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Curam
Rank 577 - 583
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Curam 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% - 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.052% - 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £454
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24962 24020 26977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.12% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13017 13658
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1086 1196 1388
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.87 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

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 24 July 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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (56.52%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
3 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Problem Management
4 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
4 9 (39.13%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) C
4 9 (39.13%) C#
4 9 (39.13%) C++
4 9 (39.13%) COBOL
4 9 (39.13%) SAS
4 9 (39.13%) PL/1
5 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
5 8 (34.78%) ITIL
6 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) HP
8 4 (17.39%) ISEB
8 4 (17.39%) Borland
8 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
8 4 (17.39%) QA
8 4 (17.39%) StarTeam
8 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
9 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (13.04%) CaliberRM
9 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center

Curam
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (39.13%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) StarTeam
2 3 (13.04%) CaliberRM
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Functional Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Tester
5 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) AIX
1 2 (8.70%) HPUX
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
2 9 (39.13%) Problem Management
3 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
7 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
2 9 (39.13%) C
2 9 (39.13%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) COBOL
2 9 (39.13%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Borland
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
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TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago