The table below looks at the statistics for Exstream Dialogue skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exstream Dialogue over the 3 months to 29 December 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Exstream Dialogue
Rank 587 563 554
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Contract jobs citing Exstream Dialogue 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.041% 0.011% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-45.26% +46.15%
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9762 9128 8712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.10% 17.83% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6311 5533 4913
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £507 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 373 434
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

Exstream Dialogue
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exstream Dialogue within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exstream Dialogue Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exstream Dialogue
Daily Rate Trend

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

Exstream Dialogue Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Exstream Dialogue
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exstream Dialogue 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 Exstream Dialogue.

1 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) Exstream
2 6 (54.55%) JCL
2 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
2 6 (54.55%) REXX
2 6 (54.55%) COBOL
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) MVS
3 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
3 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (27.27%) StreamWeaver
3 3 (27.27%) SELCOPY
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) DTS
5 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) PrintSoft PReS

Exstream Dialogue
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exstream Dialogue 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 Exstream Dialogue. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) DTS
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Analyst
3 6 (54.55%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) MVS
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) COBOL
1 6 (54.55%) REXX
1 6 (54.55%) JCL
2 3 (27.27%) SELCOPY
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO