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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA Wily Introscope
Rank 590 567 562
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs citing Introscope 22 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.036% 0.073%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.30% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 16
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£383 £450 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +39.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £415 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
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
7337 6269 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.74% 11.88% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4049 3517
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 131 216
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -6 22 £383 -15.00% 1
London +20 17 £380 -23.95% 1
City of London +27 2 £625 +47.05% 1
South East +1 2 £570 +52.00%
North West -4 2 £300 -29.41%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Chester - - - -
Knutsford - - - -

Introscope
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (76.60%) WebSphere
2 34 (72.34%) IBM
3 32 (68.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 31 (65.96%) Linux
5 27 (57.45%) HTTP
5 27 (57.45%) SSL
5 27 (57.45%) Middleware
5 27 (57.45%) IBM HTTP Server
6 26 (55.32%) Apache
7 25 (53.19%) Jython
8 20 (42.55%) Retail
8 20 (42.55%) Python
9 18 (38.30%) Shell Script
9 18 (38.30%) CA Wily
9 18 (38.30%) Worklight
10 15 (31.91%) Bash Shell
10 15 (31.91%) Java
11 14 (29.79%) Perl
12 13 (27.66%) UNIX
12 13 (27.66%) Performance Testing
13 12 (25.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (25.53%) ITIL
13 12 (25.53%) DNS
14 10 (21.28%) CA
14 10 (21.28%) SUSE
14 10 (21.28%) Finance
14 10 (21.28%) ATG
14 10 (21.28%) Adobe CQ
15 9 (19.15%) JDBC
15 9 (19.15%) AIX

Introscope
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (76.60%) WebSphere
2 32 (68.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (57.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 26 (55.32%) Apache
5 10 (21.28%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (12.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (8.51%) Liferay
7 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
8 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
9 2 (4.26%) CMS
10 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (57.45%) HTTP
1 27 (57.45%) SSL
2 12 (25.53%) DNS
3 7 (14.89%) HTTPS
4 6 (12.77%) Firewall
5 5 (10.64%) Intranet
5 5 (10.64%) Internet
6 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.38%) FTP
8 1 (2.13%) LDAP
8 1 (2.13%) Extranet
8 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner
2 4 (8.51%) Toad
3 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.38%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (6.38%) JProfiler
4 2 (4.26%) Xcode
4 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.26%) JUnit
5 1 (2.13%) JMeter
5 1 (2.13%) WebLOAD
General
1 20 (42.55%) Retail
2 10 (21.28%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Administrator
2 13 (27.66%) WebSphere Administrator
3 7 (14.89%) Server Administrator
3 7 (14.89%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (57.45%) Middleware
2 18 (38.30%) Worklight
3 9 (19.15%) JDBC
3 9 (19.15%) J2EE
4 8 (17.02%) Web Services
5 6 (12.77%) Java EE
5 6 (12.77%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (12.77%) SOAP
6 5 (10.64%) JNDI
7 4 (8.51%) WebCenter
7 4 (8.51%) HTML
8 3 (6.38%) .NET
8 3 (6.38%) ODBC
9 2 (4.26%) HTML5
9 2 (4.26%) PhoneGap
9 2 (4.26%) JSON
9 2 (4.26%) Spring
9 2 (4.26%) XML
10 1 (2.13%) JMS
10 1 (2.13%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) PMI
2 6 (12.77%) Clustering
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.26%) Firmware
6 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Statistics
6 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.13%) Open Source
6 1 (2.13%) RIA
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Linux
2 13 (27.66%) UNIX
3 10 (21.28%) SUSE
4 9 (19.15%) AIX
5 8 (17.02%) Windows
6 3 (6.38%) Solaris
6 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Performance Testing
2 12 (25.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (25.53%) ITIL
3 6 (12.77%) High Availability
4 5 (10.64%) Change Management
4 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.51%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.38%) Content Management
6 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.26%) Line Management
7 2 (4.26%) Functional Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Analytics
7 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.26%) Stress Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Usability Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) Jython
2 20 (42.55%) Python
3 18 (38.30%) Shell Script
4 15 (31.91%) Bash Shell
4 15 (31.91%) Java
5 14 (29.79%) Perl
6 8 (17.02%) SQL
7 7 (14.89%) Korn
8 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.38%) C++
9 3 (6.38%) VB
10 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
10 2 (4.26%) ActionScript
10 2 (4.26%) C#
10 2 (4.26%) PHP
11 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.38%) ISEB
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (38.30%) CA Wily
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
3 4 (8.51%) Tivoli
4 3 (6.38%) nmon
5 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.13%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) IBM
2 10 (21.28%) CA
2 10 (21.28%) ATG
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle
4 6 (12.77%) FatWire
5 5 (10.64%) JBoss
5 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.51%) HP
7 2 (4.26%) Splunk
7 2 (4.26%) VMware
7 2 (4.26%) Perforce
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) SAP
8 1 (2.13%) Cognos
8 1 (2.13%) Compuware
8 1 (2.13%) Remedy
8 1 (2.13%) F5