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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA Wily Introscope
Rank 606 588 574
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs citing Introscope 24 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.035% 0.036%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 8
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£413 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £581 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%
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
8236 7282 6271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.90% 12.88% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5410 4672 4023
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 138 132
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.78 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 2 September 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 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 2 September 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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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 -1 24 £413 +6.45%
London -12 12 £413 +8.48%
South East -13 10 £358 -37.28%
Milton Keynes - 8 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 8 £400 -
Warwickshire - 2 £413 -
West Midlands - 2 £413 -
Warwick - 2 £413 -
Berkshire - 2 £296 -
Slough - 1 £358 -

Introscope
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 49 (89.09%) Linux
2 45 (81.82%) Windows
2 45 (81.82%) WebSphere
3 42 (76.36%) CA Wily
3 42 (76.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 41 (74.55%) CA
5 34 (61.82%) Solaris
6 31 (56.36%) DB2
7 30 (54.55%) Migration
8 29 (52.73%) Jython
8 29 (52.73%) AIX
8 29 (52.73%) CICS
8 29 (52.73%) zOS
8 29 (52.73%) LPAR
9 21 (38.18%) WebSphere Portal
9 21 (38.18%) WebSphere Process Server
10 20 (36.36%) Java
11 18 (32.73%) Finance
12 17 (30.91%) UNIX
13 12 (21.82%) ITIL
13 12 (21.82%) Oracle
13 12 (21.82%) Apache
13 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing
14 9 (16.36%) Java EE
15 8 (14.55%) Middleware
15 8 (14.55%) SQL
16 7 (12.73%) IBM HTTP Server
16 7 (12.73%) .NET
16 7 (12.73%) LDAP

Introscope
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 45 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 42 (76.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 29 (52.73%) CICS
4 21 (38.18%) WebSphere Process Server
4 21 (38.18%) WebSphere Portal
5 12 (21.82%) Apache
6 7 (12.73%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (10.91%) IIS
7 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) LDAP
2 6 (10.91%) HTTP
2 6 (10.91%) BIG-IP
3 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 3 (5.45%) DMZ
3 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.64%) FTP
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (56.36%) DB2
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) HBase
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) Informix
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) LoadRunner
1 3 (5.45%) JMeter
2 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.64%) Toad
2 2 (3.64%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.64%) JProfiler
2 2 (3.64%) Selenium
2 2 (3.64%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.82%) Mockito
3 1 (1.82%) JUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Front Office
4 3 (5.45%) Back Office
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Applications Specialist
2 16 (29.09%) Server Specialist
3 15 (27.27%) WebSphere Specialist
3 15 (27.27%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 14 (25.45%) Server Administrator
4 14 (25.45%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 14 (25.45%) WebSphere Administrator
4 14 (25.45%) Administrator
5 8 (14.55%) Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Junior
8 3 (5.45%) Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Monitoring Specialist
8 3 (5.45%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.64%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Java EE
2 8 (14.55%) Middleware
3 7 (12.73%) .NET
4 3 (5.45%) JDBC
4 3 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.45%) WCF
5 2 (3.64%) HTML
5 2 (3.64%) ODBC
5 2 (3.64%) Worklight
6 1 (1.82%) JSON
6 1 (1.82%) WSDL
6 1 (1.82%) JAX-RPC
6 1 (1.82%) J2EE
6 1 (1.82%) CSS
6 1 (1.82%) Servlets
6 1 (1.82%) SOAP
6 1 (1.82%) Web Services
6 1 (1.82%) XML
6 1 (1.82%) XSL
6 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (52.73%) LPAR
2 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 3 (5.45%) e-Health
4 3 (5.45%) PKI
5 2 (3.64%) Equities
6 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Linux
2 45 (81.82%) Windows
3 34 (61.82%) Solaris
4 29 (52.73%) AIX
4 29 (52.73%) zOS
5 17 (30.91%) UNIX
6 3 (5.45%) Windows NT
6 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Migration
2 12 (21.82%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
4 6 (10.91%) Release Management
4 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.91%) Change Management
4 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 3 (5.45%) BCP
6 3 (5.45%) Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Load Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.64%) Application Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) Jython
2 20 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (14.55%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.27%) Perl
6 2 (3.64%) VB
6 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) ISEB
1 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 42 (76.36%) CA Wily
2 7 (12.73%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
4 3 (5.45%) BladeLogic
4 3 (5.45%) SCOM
5 2 (3.64%) nmon
Vendors
1 41 (74.55%) CA
2 12 (21.82%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) Remedy
3 6 (10.91%) F5
4 5 (9.09%) Sybase
4 5 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) Nimsoft
5 3 (5.45%) NetQoS
5 3 (5.45%) Altiris
6 2 (3.64%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.82%) Compuware
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Perforce
7 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg