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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA Wily Introscope
Rank 582 561 539
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -22
Contract jobs citing Introscope 27 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.057% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.44% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £210 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £592 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £408 £440
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -7.38%
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
7282 6775 5551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.27% 12.80% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 4310 3445
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 146 151
Average hourly rate £37.87 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.18% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 July 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 July 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 -13 25 £413 +3.12% 1
London +10 18 £413 +3.12%
Warwick - 4 £431 -
Warwickshire - 4 £431 -
West Midlands - 4 £431 -
City of London -2 3 £441 -29.40%
Edinburgh +1 2 £450 +8.43%
Scotland -1 2 £450 +8.43%
Buckinghamshire -4 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes -7 2 - - 1
South East -24 2 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -

Introscope
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 64 (92.75%) WebSphere
2 62 (89.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 61 (88.41%) Linux
4 41 (59.42%) Windows
4 41 (59.42%) CA Wily
5 39 (56.52%) Jython
6 33 (47.83%) Solaris
7 30 (43.48%) Apache
8 29 (42.03%) CA
9 28 (40.58%) ITIL
9 28 (40.58%) UNIX
10 27 (39.13%) Java
11 24 (34.78%) Migration
11 24 (34.78%) DB2
11 24 (34.78%) AIX
11 24 (34.78%) zOS
11 24 (34.78%) IBM
11 24 (34.78%) CICS
11 24 (34.78%) LPAR
12 21 (30.43%) WebSphere Portal
12 21 (30.43%) WebSphere Process Server
13 20 (28.99%) Java EE
13 20 (28.99%) Load Balancing
14 19 (27.54%) Python
15 18 (26.09%) Middleware
15 18 (26.09%) Finance
16 16 (23.19%) Shell Script
16 16 (23.19%) HTTP
17 15 (21.74%) IIS
18 14 (20.29%) Clustering

Introscope
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 64 (92.75%) WebSphere
2 62 (89.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 30 (43.48%) Apache
4 24 (34.78%) CICS
5 21 (30.43%) WebSphere Portal
5 21 (30.43%) WebSphere Process Server
6 15 (21.74%) IIS
7 14 (20.29%) IBM HTTP Server
8 12 (17.39%) Tomcat
9 4 (5.80%) MQSeries
10 2 (2.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) HTTP
2 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
2 13 (18.84%) SSL
2 13 (18.84%) Firewall
2 13 (18.84%) LDAP
3 11 (15.94%) BIG-IP
4 10 (14.49%) DNS
5 6 (8.70%) DMZ
6 4 (5.80%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) DB2
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Informix
3 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.45%) HBase
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) JMeter
2 2 (2.90%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) Selenium
3 1 (1.45%) Mockito
3 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.45%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.45%) JUnit
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Front Office
4 3 (4.35%) Back Office
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Administrator
2 21 (30.43%) WebSphere Administrator
3 15 (21.74%) Server Administrator
3 15 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 13 (18.84%) Applications Support
5 12 (17.39%) Applications Specialist
6 11 (15.94%) Server Specialist
7 10 (14.49%) WebSphere Specialist
7 10 (14.49%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 8 (11.59%) Applications Support Engineer
8 8 (11.59%) Support Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) Web Hosting Specialist
11 4 (5.80%) Consultant
12 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
13 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Consultant
13 2 (2.90%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) Java EE
2 18 (26.09%) Middleware
3 13 (18.84%) .NET
4 12 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (15.94%) Worklight
6 6 (8.70%) J2EE
7 5 (7.25%) JDBC
7 5 (7.25%) SOAP
7 5 (7.25%) Web Services
8 4 (5.80%) JNDI
8 4 (5.80%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (4.35%) WCF
10 2 (2.90%) HTML
11 1 (1.45%) Spring
11 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (1.45%) RESTful
11 1 (1.45%) PowerMock
11 1 (1.45%) JAX-RS
11 1 (1.45%) XML
11 1 (1.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) LPAR
2 14 (20.29%) Clustering
3 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (13.04%) PKI
5 4 (5.80%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.90%) Equities
7 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (88.41%) Linux
2 41 (59.42%) Windows
3 33 (47.83%) Solaris
4 28 (40.58%) UNIX
5 24 (34.78%) AIX
5 24 (34.78%) zOS
6 10 (14.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.35%) Windows NT
7 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) ITIL
2 24 (34.78%) Migration
3 20 (28.99%) Load Balancing
4 14 (20.29%) Risk Management
5 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
5 11 (15.94%) Release Management
6 9 (13.04%) Change Management
7 8 (11.59%) Project Management
7 8 (11.59%) Problem Management
7 8 (11.59%) Load Testing
7 8 (11.59%) Capacity Management
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.80%) Garbage Collection
10 4 (5.80%) High Availability
11 3 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
11 3 (4.35%) Regression Testing
11 3 (4.35%) BCP
11 3 (4.35%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 39 (56.52%) Jython
2 27 (39.13%) Java
3 19 (27.54%) Python
4 16 (23.19%) Shell Script
5 14 (20.29%) Perl
6 4 (5.80%) SQL
6 4 (5.80%) Korn
6 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.35%) PHP
7 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.45%) VB
8 1 (1.45%) R
8 1 (1.45%) VB6
8 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 41 (59.42%) CA Wily
2 12 (17.39%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (5.80%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.35%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.45%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) CA
2 24 (34.78%) IBM
3 14 (20.29%) Oracle
4 11 (15.94%) F5
4 11 (15.94%) AppDynamics
5 7 (10.14%) ATG
6 5 (7.25%) TIBCO
7 4 (5.80%) Sybase
8 3 (4.35%) Altiris
9 2 (2.90%) Adobe
9 2 (2.90%) HP
9 2 (2.90%) Dell
10 1 (1.45%) Perforce
10 1 (1.45%) OpenText
10 1 (1.45%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.45%) Metastorm
10 1 (1.45%) Compuware
10 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.45%) Vignette