The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA Wily Introscope
Rank 567 583 534
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -49
Contract jobs citing Introscope 45 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.020% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.16% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 11
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£450 £374 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.32% -21.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £247 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £374 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.32% -6.50%
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7189 6749 5290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 12.55% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4597 4326 3337
Average daily rate £400 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 139 136
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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 6 May 2015.

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 13 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 6 May 2015. 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 +15 41 £450 +35.13%
London +18 28 £450 -
Milton Keynes +11 8 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £350 -
South East -8 8 £350 +5.10%
City of London - 6 £320 -
Scotland +4 4 £450 +8.43%
Edinburgh -11 4 £450 +8.43%
Warwickshire - 4 £450 -
Warwick - 4 £450 -
West Midlands - 4 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Introscope
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 61 (91.04%) WebSphere
2 57 (85.07%) Linux
3 55 (82.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 35 (52.24%) Apache
4 35 (52.24%) Jython
5 34 (50.75%) CA Wily
6 32 (47.76%) IBM
7 29 (43.28%) Windows
8 27 (40.30%) UNIX
9 26 (38.81%) ITIL
9 26 (38.81%) Java
10 25 (37.31%) HTTP
11 24 (35.82%) Solaris
12 22 (32.84%) CA
13 21 (31.34%) Python
13 21 (31.34%) Shell Script
14 19 (28.36%) IBM HTTP Server
15 18 (26.87%) Middleware
15 18 (26.87%) SSL
16 17 (25.37%) Java EE
16 17 (25.37%) Load Balancing
17 16 (23.88%) Worklight
17 16 (23.88%) AppDynamics
17 16 (23.88%) Perl
18 15 (22.39%) DB2
18 15 (22.39%) AIX
18 15 (22.39%) DNS
18 15 (22.39%) zOS
18 15 (22.39%) WebSphere MQ
18 15 (22.39%) CICS

Introscope
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 61 (91.04%) WebSphere
2 55 (82.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 35 (52.24%) Apache
4 19 (28.36%) IBM HTTP Server
5 15 (22.39%) WebSphere Process Server
5 15 (22.39%) WebSphere Portal
5 15 (22.39%) CICS
6 12 (17.91%) IIS
7 11 (16.42%) Tomcat
8 6 (8.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (5.97%) MQSeries
10 3 (4.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
12 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.31%) HTTP
2 18 (26.87%) SSL
3 15 (22.39%) DNS
4 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
4 13 (19.40%) Firewall
5 10 (14.93%) LDAP
6 8 (11.94%) BIG-IP
7 6 (8.96%) DMZ
8 4 (5.97%) HTTPS
9 3 (4.48%) Internet
10 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) DB2
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) Informix
3 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.49%) HBase
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) JMeter
2 5 (7.46%) JIRA
3 4 (5.97%) Selenium
4 3 (4.48%) Mockito
4 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.48%) SonarQube
4 3 (4.48%) JUnit
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Administrator
2 19 (28.36%) WebSphere Administrator
3 13 (19.40%) Server Administrator
3 13 (19.40%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 10 (14.93%) Applications Support
5 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Applications Support Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) WebSphere Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Web Hosting Specialist
8 5 (7.46%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (7.46%) Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Server Specialist
10 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Server Specialist
10 3 (4.48%) Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Specialist
11 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Consultant
11 2 (2.99%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) Middleware
2 17 (25.37%) Java EE
3 16 (23.88%) Worklight
4 15 (22.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (14.93%) .NET
6 9 (13.43%) SOAP
6 9 (13.43%) Web Services
7 8 (11.94%) J2EE
8 7 (10.45%) JDBC
9 5 (7.46%) XML
9 5 (7.46%) WSDL
10 4 (5.97%) HTML
10 4 (5.97%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (5.97%) JNDI
11 3 (4.48%) PowerMock
11 3 (4.48%) JAX-RS
11 3 (4.48%) Spring
11 3 (4.48%) RESTful
11 3 (4.48%) JSON
11 3 (4.48%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) LPAR
2 14 (20.90%) Clustering
3 9 (13.43%) PKI
3 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) Open Source
5 3 (4.48%) Online Banking
5 3 (4.48%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.99%) Equities
6 2 (2.99%) DataPower
7 1 (1.49%) User Experience
7 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 57 (85.07%) Linux
2 29 (43.28%) Windows
3 27 (40.30%) UNIX
4 24 (35.82%) Solaris
5 15 (22.39%) AIX
5 15 (22.39%) zOS
5 15 (22.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) ITIL
2 17 (25.37%) Load Balancing
3 15 (22.39%) Migration
4 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
5 11 (16.42%) Risk Management
6 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (11.94%) Capacity Management
7 8 (11.94%) Load Testing
7 8 (11.94%) Project Management
7 8 (11.94%) Problem Management
7 8 (11.94%) Release Management
8 6 (8.96%) Change Management
8 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.97%) High Availability
10 4 (5.97%) Garbage Collection
11 3 (4.48%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (52.24%) Jython
2 26 (38.81%) Java
3 21 (31.34%) Python
3 21 (31.34%) Shell Script
4 16 (23.88%) Perl
5 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.97%) Korn
6 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
7 3 (4.48%) SQL
8 1 (1.49%) VB
8 1 (1.49%) R
8 1 (1.49%) VB6
8 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 34 (50.75%) CA Wily
2 9 (13.43%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.49%) Cacti
Vendors
1 32 (47.76%) IBM
2 22 (32.84%) CA
3 16 (23.88%) AppDynamics
4 13 (19.40%) Oracle
5 9 (13.43%) ATG
6 8 (11.94%) F5
7 6 (8.96%) Adobe
8 5 (7.46%) TIBCO
9 4 (5.97%) HP
10 3 (4.48%) Perforce
10 3 (4.48%) Compuware
11 2 (2.99%) Dell
11 2 (2.99%) Splunk
11 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.49%) Bloomberg
12 1 (1.49%) Metastorm
12 1 (1.49%) Citrix
12 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.49%) OpenText
12 1 (1.49%) VMware