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 22 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.

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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JDA
Rank 585 557 573
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Contract jobs citing JDA 21 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.032% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.069% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
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£513 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £385 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £515 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - £438
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
26439 24591 27314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.74% 46.58% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14927 13785 13902
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1177 1101 1383
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 2014.

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 10 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 22 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 -30 21 £513 +2.50% 2
London +7 11 £500 -
City of London - 3 £470 -
South East - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
South West - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Oxford - - - -

JDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 39 (59.09%) SAP
2 35 (53.03%) Retail
3 32 (48.48%) Oracle
4 20 (30.30%) Oracle Retail
5 19 (28.79%) Business Analysis
5 19 (28.79%) Mathematics
5 19 (28.79%) SAS
6 17 (25.76%) RedPrairie
7 13 (19.70%) Project Management
8 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (15.15%) Manufacturing
9 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (12.12%) Resource Management
10 8 (12.12%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (12.12%) Billing
11 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.61%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
13 5 (7.58%) SAP EWM
13 5 (7.58%) Logistics
13 5 (7.58%) E-business
13 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
13 5 (7.58%) SAP ERP
13 5 (7.58%) BPR
13 5 (7.58%) Primavera
13 5 (7.58%) ERP
13 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
14 4 (6.06%) Finance

JDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 19 (28.79%) SAS
2 2 (3.03%) CICS
2 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (7.58%) SAP EWM
4 5 (7.58%) SAP ERP
5 2 (3.03%) SAP Retail
5 2 (3.03%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.52%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (4.55%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) DB2
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
General
1 35 (53.03%) Retail
2 10 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.12%) Billing
4 4 (6.06%) Finance
5 3 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.55%) German Language
6 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Consultant
2 17 (25.76%) Architect
3 12 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.61%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Process Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) SAP Business Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.55%) SAP Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Business Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Business Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) POSIX
2 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Mathematics
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Business Analysis
2 13 (19.70%) Project Management
3 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (12.12%) Resource Management
6 7 (10.61%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) Logistics
7 5 (7.58%) BPR
7 5 (7.58%) ERP
7 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.58%) E-business
8 4 (6.06%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.55%) Business Analytics
9 3 (4.55%) Analytics
9 3 (4.55%) ETL
10 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.03%) Supply Chain Management
10 2 (3.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
1 3 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) JCL
2 2 (3.03%) COBOL
3 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.52%) ABAP
3 1 (1.52%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 39 (59.09%) SAP
2 32 (48.48%) Oracle
3 17 (25.76%) RedPrairie
4 5 (7.58%) Primavera
5 3 (4.55%) Manugistics
5 3 (4.55%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.03%) Cognos
7 1 (1.52%) Retek