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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JDA
Rank 609 590 582
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing JDA 21 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.046% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.082% 0.10% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 7
Average daily rate
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£550 £473 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.40% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £390 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £463 -
% change year-on-year
+18.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - -

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
25534 25780 24676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.60% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15145 14434 13654
Average daily rate £400 £382 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1095 1118 1116
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 -16 20 £538 +13.75% 4
London -12 8 £500 +3.09%
East Midlands -9 6 £550 +4.76% 1
West Midlands +8 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire -3 2 £575 +9.52%
South East -12 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -15 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £550 -
Northampton -2 1 £625 +19.04%
Milton Keynes -9 1 - -
South West -9 1 £238 - 2
North West -30 1 £550 +4.76%
Aberdeen - 1 £625 -
Scotland - 1 £625 -
Swindon - 1 £238 -
Wiltshire - 1 £238 -
Birmingham - 1 - -

JDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (40.98%) Retail
1 25 (40.98%) Logistics
2 23 (37.70%) SAP
3 22 (36.07%) RedPrairie
4 20 (32.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (21.31%) Oracle
7 12 (19.67%) ERP
7 12 (19.67%) Waterfall
7 12 (19.67%) TOGAF
8 10 (16.39%) Zachman Framework
8 10 (16.39%) Project Management
8 10 (16.39%) B2B
8 10 (16.39%) B2C
9 8 (13.11%) Programme Management
10 7 (11.48%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
11 6 (9.84%) Automotive
12 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (8.20%) Supplier Management
13 4 (6.56%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (6.56%) Marketing
13 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (6.56%) XML
14 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
14 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
14 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
14 3 (4.92%) Windows
14 3 (4.92%) SAP MM

JDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.92%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.64%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (40.98%) Retail
2 6 (9.84%) Automotive
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
4 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Architect
2 19 (31.15%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (16.39%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) AWS Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Transition Manager
7 2 (3.28%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Support Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Implementation Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Applications Support Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Business Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Business Systems Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Implementation Consultant
8 1 (1.64%) Project Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) VMS
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Logistics
2 20 (32.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.67%) ERP
4 12 (19.67%) TOGAF
4 12 (19.67%) Waterfall
5 10 (16.39%) Project Management
5 10 (16.39%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (16.39%) B2B
5 10 (16.39%) B2C
6 8 (13.11%) Programme Management
7 7 (11.48%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Supplier Management
10 4 (6.56%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
12 2 (3.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) Uniface
2 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) SAP
2 22 (36.07%) RedPrairie
3 13 (21.31%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Kronos
4 2 (3.28%) Oneserve
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Epicor
5 1 (1.64%) Retek
5 1 (1.64%) VMware