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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA Wily Introscope
Rank 609 593 579
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Contract jobs citing Introscope 15 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.045% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.33% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 2
Average daily rate £358 £378 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £297 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £540 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
-9.93% +3.42%
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
7651 7001 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.86% 13.55% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4702 3757
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 £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 127 129
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 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 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 9 February 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 -37 15 £358 -5.29% 1
South East -2 9 £295 -21.85%
Cheshire -2 5 £425 +13.18%
North West -7 5 £425 +13.18%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £215 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £215 -
Berkshire +3 3 £250 -33.77%
Slough - 3 £250 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Surrey -5 1 £415 -27.82%
London -5 1 £375 - 1
Redhill - 1 £415 -
Reigate - 1 £415 -

Introscope
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 40 (86.96%) CA Wily
2 38 (82.61%) Linux
3 35 (76.09%) WebSphere
4 29 (63.04%) Java
5 28 (60.87%) CA
6 27 (58.70%) Windows
7 26 (56.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 25 (54.35%) HTTP
9 24 (52.17%) Finance
10 21 (45.65%) Unix
11 20 (43.48%) IBM
12 18 (39.13%) Apache
12 18 (39.13%) IBM HTTP Server
13 17 (36.96%) Jython
14 15 (32.61%) SSL
15 14 (30.43%) SQL
15 14 (30.43%) Korn
16 13 (28.26%) Oracle
17 12 (26.09%) JDBC
17 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
17 12 (26.09%) Middleware
18 11 (23.91%) WebLogic
19 10 (21.74%) Python
19 10 (21.74%) HTTPS
19 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
20 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
20 9 (19.57%) High Availability
20 9 (19.57%) Garbage Collection
20 9 (19.57%) WebSphere MQ
20 9 (19.57%) SOAP

Introscope
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 35 (76.09%) WebSphere
2 26 (56.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (39.13%) Apache
3 18 (39.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 11 (23.91%) WebLogic
5 6 (13.04%) iPlanet
5 6 (13.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (10.87%) JBoss
6 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.35%) CICS
7 2 (4.35%) Liferay
8 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) HTTP
2 15 (32.61%) SSL
3 10 (21.74%) HTTPS
4 7 (15.22%) Internet
5 6 (13.04%) Firewall
5 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 5 (10.87%) FTP
7 2 (4.35%) Intranet
8 1 (2.17%) DNS
8 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) DB2
2 6 (13.04%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.87%) JProfiler
2 5 (10.87%) Toad
3 4 (8.70%) HP UFT
3 4 (8.70%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.52%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (4.35%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (2.17%) JIRA
6 1 (2.17%) JMeter
6 1 (2.17%) WebLOAD
General
1 24 (52.17%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) WebSphere Administrator
3 10 (21.74%) Administrator
4 7 (15.22%) Junior
4 7 (15.22%) Junior Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Developer
5 6 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Monitoring Specialist
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Integration Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Linux Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Tools Developer
8 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) JDBC
1 12 (26.09%) Middleware
2 9 (19.57%) J2EE
2 9 (19.57%) JNDI
2 9 (19.57%) SOAP
2 9 (19.57%) Web Services
2 9 (19.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (6.52%) ODBC
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.57%) Clustering
3 4 (8.70%) e-Health
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) LPAR
5 2 (4.35%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Linux
2 27 (58.70%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) Unix
4 8 (17.39%) AIX
5 7 (15.22%) Solaris
6 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.35%) zOS
8 1 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Garbage Collection
1 9 (19.57%) High Availability
2 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
2 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
2 6 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
5 3 (6.52%) Usability Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) Jython
3 14 (30.43%) Korn
3 14 (30.43%) SQL
4 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
5 10 (21.74%) Python
6 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
7 6 (13.04%) Perl
8 5 (10.87%) C++
8 5 (10.87%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.87%) ISEB
3 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 40 (86.96%) CA Wily
2 5 (10.87%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (10.87%) nmon
3 4 (8.70%) SCOM
4 2 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) CA
2 20 (43.48%) IBM
3 13 (28.26%) Oracle
4 7 (15.22%) Remedy
5 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.87%) Sun
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.70%) NetQoS
6 4 (8.70%) Nimsoft
7 2 (4.35%) BMC
7 2 (4.35%) FatWire
7 2 (4.35%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) Adobe
8 1 (2.17%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.17%) ATG
8 1 (2.17%) Dynatrace
8 1 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (2.17%) Sybase