The table below looks at the statistics for Exstream 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 over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Exstream
Rank 578 570 549
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Contract jobs citing Exstream 17 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.023% 0.016%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.35% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 8
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£305 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.78% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £475 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.52% +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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4846 4674 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.78% 9.06% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 2508 2312
Average daily rate £440 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 68 87
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.03 £56.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

Exstream
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Exstream Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exstream
Daily Rate Trend

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

Exstream Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Exstream
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exstream within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Exstream Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Exstream
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Exstream Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Exstream
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exstream within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 -30 12 £354 -25.52% 1
South East -17 4 £375 -
Berkshire - 3 £450 -
Cheshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -

Exstream
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exstream 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.

1 26 (96.30%) HP
2 12 (44.44%) Exstream Dialogue
3 7 (25.93%) REXX
3 7 (25.93%) Tivoli
3 7 (25.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 7 (25.93%) JCL
3 7 (25.93%) Mainframe
3 7 (25.93%) COBOL
3 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) HND
5 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) VB
5 4 (14.81%) TIBCO
5 4 (14.81%) SELCOPY
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 3 (11.11%) TeamSite
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (11.11%) Billing
6 3 (11.11%) StreamWeaver
6 3 (11.11%) Banking
6 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (11.11%) Infor
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (11.11%) High Availability
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database

Exstream
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exstream 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (44.44%) Exstream Dialogue
2 3 (11.11%) TeamSite
2 3 (11.11%) StreamWeaver
2 3 (11.11%) Tuxedo
3 1 (3.70%) Papyrus
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (11.11%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.70%) CSG Singleview
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.41%) DTS
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) DocBase
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Billing
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Designer
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.70%) UAT Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mainframe
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (11.11%) MVS
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) High Availability
1 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) Content Management
3 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) UML
3 1 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) REXX
1 7 (25.93%) JCL
1 7 (25.93%) COBOL
2 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) VB
2 4 (14.81%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) HND
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) HP
2 4 (14.81%) TIBCO
3 3 (11.11%) Infor
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Thunderhead