The first table below looks at the demand for Introscope skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Introscope over the 3 months to 23 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 of the Development Applications category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA Wily Introscope
Rank 588 532 556
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +24
Contract jobs citing Introscope 8 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.039% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.35% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 19
Average daily rate £323 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £400 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
-16.75% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6985 5469 5828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.42% 11.28% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4456 3489 3419
Average daily rate £375 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 132 202
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.25 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%

Introscope
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Introscope Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Introscope
Daily Rate Trend

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

Introscope Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Introscope
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Introscope within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Introscope Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Introscope
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Introscope Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Introscope
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Introscope within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -61 8 £323 -24.05% 3
South East - 5 £333 -
London -27 3 £313 -34.21% 2
Berkshire - 2 £313 -
Slough - 1 £210 -
Barnet - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Dorset - - - -
City of London - - - -
South West - - - -

Introscope
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Introscope 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 Introscope.

1 11 (78.57%) WebSphere
2 9 (64.29%) CA Wily
2 9 (64.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (64.29%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) IBM
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) J2EE
5 5 (35.71%) HTTP
5 5 (35.71%) SSL
5 5 (35.71%) Middleware
5 5 (35.71%) Jython
6 4 (28.57%) Clustering
6 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) JDBC
6 4 (28.57%) SOAP
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) Korn
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) JNDI
7 3 (21.43%) Retail
7 3 (21.43%) High Availability
7 3 (21.43%) AIX
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) HTTPS
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) IBM HTTP Server

Introscope
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Introscope 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 Introscope. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (78.57%) WebSphere
2 9 (64.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (28.57%) Apache
4 3 (21.43%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (7.14%) Liferay
6 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
1 5 (35.71%) SSL
2 3 (21.43%) HTTPS
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) Intranet
4 1 (7.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 2 (14.29%) Toad
2 1 (7.14%) WebLOAD
2 1 (7.14%) JProfiler
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 4 (28.57%) JDBC
2 4 (28.57%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) JNDI
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (14.29%) Worklight
5 1 (7.14%) JRules
5 1 (7.14%) WebCenter
5 1 (7.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) PMI
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) SUSE
6 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
3 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) B2B
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Jython
3 4 (28.57%) Korn
4 3 (21.43%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) CA Wily
2 1 (7.14%) nmon
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Cordys
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (7.14%) Compuware
4 1 (7.14%) FatWire
4 1 (7.14%) CA