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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA Wily Introscope
Rank 581 554 566
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Contract jobs citing Introscope 20 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.039% 0.063%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.34% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 17
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£388 £450 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +39.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £425 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £600 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £440 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.11% +76.00%
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
7115 6222 6354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.84% 11.70% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4549 3972 3651
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 130 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.00 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 20 August 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 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 20 August 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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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 -28 20 £388 -13.88% 4
London +15 12 £383 -23.45% 1
South East +1 6 £570 -
Milton Keynes +7 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 3 - -
City of London +31 2 £625 +47.05% 1
North West -7 1 £300 -29.41% 3
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Chester - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - - 3

Introscope
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 27 (67.50%) IBM
3 26 (65.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 24 (60.00%) Linux
5 22 (55.00%) HTTP
5 22 (55.00%) Middleware
6 21 (52.50%) SSL
7 20 (50.00%) Apache
7 20 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 19 (47.50%) Jython
9 17 (42.50%) CA Wily
10 16 (40.00%) Python
11 15 (37.50%) Java
11 15 (37.50%) Retail
12 13 (32.50%) Shell Script
12 13 (32.50%) UNIX
12 13 (32.50%) Bash Shell
13 12 (30.00%) Worklight
14 11 (27.50%) Performance Testing
15 10 (25.00%) Finance
15 10 (25.00%) Perl
16 9 (22.50%) J2EE
16 9 (22.50%) JDBC
16 9 (22.50%) CA
17 8 (20.00%) DNS
17 8 (20.00%) Web Services
17 8 (20.00%) ITIL
17 8 (20.00%) Windows
17 8 (20.00%) SQL
17 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

Introscope
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 26 (65.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (50.00%) Apache
3 20 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (17.50%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (10.00%) Liferay
6 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) HTTP
2 21 (52.50%) SSL
3 8 (20.00%) DNS
4 7 (17.50%) HTTPS
5 6 (15.00%) Firewall
6 5 (12.50%) Intranet
6 5 (12.50%) Internet
7 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.50%) FTP
9 1 (2.50%) LDAP
9 1 (2.50%) Extranet
9 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 4 (10.00%) Toad
3 3 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (7.50%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (7.50%) JProfiler
4 2 (5.00%) JUnit
4 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.00%) Xcode
5 1 (2.50%) WebLOAD
5 1 (2.50%) JMeter
General
1 15 (37.50%) Retail
2 10 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Administrator
2 12 (30.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Server Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Java Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Web Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Mainframe Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) Middleware
2 12 (30.00%) Worklight
3 9 (22.50%) J2EE
3 9 (22.50%) JDBC
4 8 (20.00%) Web Services
5 6 (15.00%) SOAP
5 6 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (15.00%) Java EE
6 5 (12.50%) JNDI
7 4 (10.00%) WebCenter
7 4 (10.00%) HTML
8 3 (7.50%) .NET
8 3 (7.50%) ODBC
9 2 (5.00%) XML
9 2 (5.00%) HTML5
9 2 (5.00%) JSON
9 2 (5.00%) Spring
9 2 (5.00%) PhoneGap
10 1 (2.50%) JRules
10 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) PMI
1 6 (15.00%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) RIA
3 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Firmware
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) UNIX
3 8 (20.00%) Windows
4 7 (17.50%) AIX
4 7 (17.50%) SUSE
5 3 (7.50%) Solaris
6 2 (5.00%) Android
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Performance Testing
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (15.00%) High Availability
4 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (12.50%) Change Management
4 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Content Management
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Stress Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Usability Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.00%) EAI
7 2 (5.00%) SOA
7 2 (5.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Jython
2 16 (40.00%) Python
3 15 (37.50%) Java
4 13 (32.50%) Shell Script
4 13 (32.50%) Bash Shell
5 10 (25.00%) Perl
6 8 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (17.50%) Korn
8 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (7.50%) VB
9 3 (7.50%) C++
10 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
10 2 (5.00%) ActionScript
10 2 (5.00%) PHP
10 2 (5.00%) C#
11 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.50%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) CA Wily
2 4 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) nmon
3 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.50%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) IBM
2 9 (22.50%) CA
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) ATG
4 5 (12.50%) FatWire
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) JBoss
6 3 (7.50%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Splunk
7 2 (5.00%) Perforce
8 1 (2.50%) VMware
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) Cognos
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) Compuware
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) Remedy