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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA Wily Introscope
Rank 622 598 613
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Contract jobs citing Introscope 42 49 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.086% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 0.67% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 3
Average daily rate £425 £450 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £333
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +35.13%
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
8243 7343 6831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.75% 12.94% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5597 4708 4380
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 146 135
Average hourly rate £42.37 £37.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £25.95 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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 1 May 2016.

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 12 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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 38 £425 -5.55% 1
London -24 29 £413 -8.33% 1
South East -17 5 £406 +16.07%
City of London +40 4 £400 +28.00%
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £363 +3.57%
Milton Keynes +1 4 £363 +3.57%
Edinburgh -9 4 £525 +16.66%
Scotland -19 4 £525 +16.66%
North West - 3 £425 -
Cheshire - 3 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Bracknell - 1 £450 -

Introscope
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 52 (86.67%) WebSphere
2 46 (76.67%) Linux
3 43 (71.67%) Apache
3 43 (71.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 43 (71.67%) IBM
3 43 (71.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 38 (63.33%) HTTP
5 35 (58.33%) SSL
6 34 (56.67%) Middleware
7 33 (55.00%) Shell Script
8 32 (53.33%) ITIL
9 30 (50.00%) Unix
9 30 (50.00%) Jython
10 29 (48.33%) CA Wily
11 28 (46.67%) Python
11 28 (46.67%) DNS
12 27 (45.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 26 (43.33%) Java
14 22 (36.67%) Perl
15 20 (33.33%) CA
15 20 (33.33%) ATG
16 19 (31.67%) AppDynamics
17 18 (30.00%) WebLogic
18 17 (28.33%) AIX
18 17 (28.33%) Finance
18 17 (28.33%) Continuous Improvement
19 12 (20.00%) Bash Shell
19 12 (20.00%) Windows
19 12 (20.00%) Oracle
20 11 (18.33%) PHP

Introscope
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 52 (86.67%) WebSphere
2 43 (71.67%) Apache
2 43 (71.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 43 (71.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (30.00%) WebLogic
4 10 (16.67%) JBoss
5 9 (15.00%) iPlanet
5 9 (15.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (8.33%) GlassFish
7 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (63.33%) HTTP
2 35 (58.33%) SSL
3 28 (46.67%) DNS
4 9 (15.00%) Firewall
4 9 (15.00%) HTTPS
5 6 (10.00%) Internet
6 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.00%) FTP
8 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JProfiler
1 3 (5.00%) Toad
2 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.33%) Maven
2 2 (3.33%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) JMeter
3 1 (1.67%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.67%) WebLOAD
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Administrator
2 18 (30.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Server Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) WebLogic Developer
6 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Monitoring Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) Server Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) Middleware
2 8 (13.33%) Worklight
3 7 (11.67%) HTML
3 7 (11.67%) JDBC
3 7 (11.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (10.00%) J2EE
4 6 (10.00%) JNDI
4 6 (10.00%) SOAP
4 6 (10.00%) Web Services
5 5 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 5 (8.33%) Java EE
5 5 (8.33%) Struts
6 4 (6.67%) XML
7 2 (3.33%) CSS
7 2 (3.33%) CSS3
7 2 (3.33%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Clustering
2 4 (6.67%) DataPower
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) iPhone
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 46 (76.67%) Linux
2 30 (50.00%) Unix
3 27 (45.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 17 (28.33%) AIX
5 12 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.00%) Solaris
8 2 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) ITIL
2 17 (28.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (18.33%) Change Management
4 6 (10.00%) Garbage Collection
4 6 (10.00%) High Availability
4 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.33%) Application Performance Management
5 5 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.33%) DevOps
8 2 (3.33%) MVC
8 2 (3.33%) Open Source
8 2 (3.33%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) Shell Script
2 30 (50.00%) Jython
3 28 (46.67%) Python
4 26 (43.33%) Java
5 22 (36.67%) Perl
6 12 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 11 (18.33%) Korn
7 11 (18.33%) PHP
8 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (8.33%) SQL
10 4 (6.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (5.00%) C
11 3 (5.00%) C++
11 3 (5.00%) VB
12 2 (3.33%) COBOL
12 2 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.00%) ISEB
2 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 29 (48.33%) CA Wily
2 5 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (5.00%) nmon
4 2 (3.33%) Ansible
4 2 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (71.67%) IBM
2 20 (33.33%) ATG
2 20 (33.33%) CA
3 19 (31.67%) AppDynamics
4 12 (20.00%) Oracle
5 8 (13.33%) Adobe
6 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.33%) Sun
7 2 (3.33%) Apple
7 2 (3.33%) BMC
7 2 (3.33%) Google
7 2 (3.33%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Splunk
8 1 (1.67%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.67%) FatWire