The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JDA
Rank 541 535 566
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +31
Contract jobs citing JDA 46 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.019% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.040% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 16
Average daily rate £425 £478 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.99% +19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £427 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £585 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 16 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -46 46 £425 -19.04% 4
London -1 25 £490 -6.66% 1
South East -8 6 £200 -
Berkshire - 5 £200 -
City of London -14 2 £490 -6.66%
West Midlands - 1 £490 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £490 - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Newport - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - - 3

JDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (68.00%) Retail
2 22 (44.00%) SAP
3 19 (38.00%) Oracle
3 19 (38.00%) RedPrairie
4 15 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 14 (28.00%) Oracle Retail
6 13 (26.00%) WFM
6 13 (26.00%) Mathematics
6 13 (26.00%) SAS
7 8 (16.00%) Project Management
8 7 (14.00%) SAP BW
8 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Visualforce
9 6 (12.00%) Apex Code
9 6 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (12.00%) Supplier Management
10 5 (10.00%) UNIX
11 4 (8.00%) DB2
11 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.00%) COBOL
11 4 (8.00%) Java
11 4 (8.00%) JCL
11 4 (8.00%) CICS
11 4 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (8.00%) Finance
11 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
11 4 (8.00%) Business Development
12 3 (6.00%) Use Case
12 3 (6.00%) Ceridian
12 3 (6.00%) Management Information System

JDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (26.00%) SAS
2 4 (8.00%) CICS
2 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (4.00%) SAP Retail
3 1 (2.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (8.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (68.00%) Retail
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
7 4 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Implementation Project Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Business Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) SAP Retail Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Business Process Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Process Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Rollout Manager
9 2 (4.00%) SAP Architect
9 2 (4.00%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 13 (26.00%) WFM
3 8 (16.00%) Project Management
4 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (12.00%) Supplier Management
6 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Business Development
7 3 (6.00%) Use Case
7 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.00%) Logistics
8 2 (4.00%) Validation
8 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.00%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.00%) Change Control
9 1 (2.00%) ETL
9 1 (2.00%) CRM
9 1 (2.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) Apex Code
2 4 (8.00%) COBOL
2 4 (8.00%) Java
2 4 (8.00%) JCL
3 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) VB
3 1 (2.00%) Uniface
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) C
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) SAP
2 19 (38.00%) Oracle
2 19 (38.00%) RedPrairie
3 6 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.00%) Ceridian
5 2 (4.00%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.00%) Retek