The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of JDA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JDA over the 3 months to 24 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within JDA Software Group.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JDA
Rank 561 552 546
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing JDA 33 48 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.087% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.19% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 6
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £593
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -28.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £520 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £425 £613
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -30.61%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25269 25137 22645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.52% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14362 14090 11990
Average daily rate £400 £392 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1071 1207
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

JDA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JDA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

JDA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JDA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JDA within the UK.

JDA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JDA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JDA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

JDA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JDA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JDA within the UK.

JDA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JDA
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JDA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 -16 33 £438 +2.94% 5
South East -2 11 £456 +128.00%
West Midlands -3 9 £400 -18.36% 1
London -15 7 £425 -13.26% 2
East of England +14 6 £500 +17.64%
Hertfordshire +9 5 £500 +29.03%
Bracknell +3 5 £438 +118.75%
Berkshire -5 5 £438 +118.75%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £525 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £400 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Luton -3 1 £625 +47.05%
Bedfordshire -12 1 £625 +47.05%
Redditch - 1 £600 -
Worcestershire - 1 £600 -

JDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JDA 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 JDA.

1 28 (51.85%) Retail
2 21 (38.89%) RedPrairie
3 20 (37.04%) Oracle
4 14 (25.93%) Logistics
5 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (16.67%) Project Management
5 9 (16.67%) Linux
6 8 (14.81%) Windows
6 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.96%) SAP
7 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
8 6 (11.11%) VPN
8 6 (11.11%) MPLS
8 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (9.26%) WFM
10 4 (7.41%) Change Management
10 4 (7.41%) Migration
10 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
10 4 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.41%) Test Strategy
10 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
11 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
11 3 (5.56%) Kronos
11 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (5.56%) Finance
11 3 (5.56%) SAP MM
11 3 (5.56%) ERP
11 3 (5.56%) SQL

JDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JDA 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 JDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) Gentran
2 1 (1.85%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (5.56%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.85%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) VPN
1 6 (11.11%) MPLS
1 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
General
1 28 (51.85%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Project Manager
2 11 (20.37%) Architect
3 10 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Business Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Test Manager
7 5 (9.26%) Programme Manager
8 4 (7.41%) Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Manager
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Systems Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Programme Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Implementation Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) EDI
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) FMCG
2 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Logistics
2 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.67%) Project Management
3 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (9.26%) WFM
5 4 (7.41%) Change Management
5 4 (7.41%) Migration
5 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
5 4 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.56%) ERP
7 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.70%) E-business
7 2 (3.70%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.85%) JCL
3 1 (1.85%) COBOL
3 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) RedPrairie
2 20 (37.04%) Oracle
3 7 (12.96%) SAP
4 3 (5.56%) Kronos
5 2 (3.70%) Oneserve
6 1 (1.85%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.85%) webMethods