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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Curam
Rank 577 535 587
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +52
Contract jobs citing Curam 10 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.019% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.040% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 0
Average daily rate £249 £334 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £249 £334 -
% change year-on-year
-25.52% -
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
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (90.00%) C
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) C++
1 9 (90.00%) COBOL
1 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) VB.NET
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
1 9 (90.00%) SAS
1 9 (90.00%) PL/1
1 9 (90.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Borland
4 4 (40.00%) StarTeam
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management

Curam
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (90.00%) SAS
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) C++
1 9 (90.00%) COBOL
1 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) VB.NET
1 9 (90.00%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Borland