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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JDA
Rank 558 540 572
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Contract jobs citing JDA 36 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.059% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.12% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 7
Average daily rate
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£473 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £463 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
25064 24043 26887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.81% 47.03% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13895 13049 13618
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1077 1193 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 31 July 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 23 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 31 July 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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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 -24 33 £473 -5.50% 2
London +8 13 £470 -6.00% 1
North West - 6 £525 -
South East -5 4 £613 +44.11%
Wales - 3 - -
South West - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £448 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Slough - 1 £475 -
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
North East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £350 -
South Wales - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Newport - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -

JDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (52.33%) SAP
2 44 (51.16%) Retail
3 35 (40.70%) Oracle
4 30 (34.88%) RedPrairie
5 21 (24.42%) Oracle Retail
5 21 (24.42%) Business Analysis
6 19 (22.09%) Mathematics
6 19 (22.09%) SAS
7 15 (17.44%) Project Management
7 15 (17.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (15.12%) WFM
10 11 (12.79%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (11.63%) Manufacturing
12 9 (10.47%) SAP BW
13 8 (9.30%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (9.30%) Resource Management
13 8 (9.30%) Oracle EBS R12
13 8 (9.30%) Billing
14 7 (8.14%) Finance
15 6 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (6.98%) UNIX
15 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
15 6 (6.98%) Supplier Management
15 6 (6.98%) Visualforce
15 6 (6.98%) Apex Code
15 6 (6.98%) Oracle Payables
15 6 (6.98%) Oracle Receivables
16 5 (5.81%) SAP EWM
16 5 (5.81%) SAP ERP

JDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (22.09%) SAS
2 4 (4.65%) CICS
2 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (5.81%) SAP EWM
4 5 (5.81%) SAP ERP
5 2 (2.33%) SAP Retail
5 2 (2.33%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.65%) DB2
3 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.16%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.16%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 44 (51.16%) Retail
2 10 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.30%) Billing
4 7 (8.14%) Finance
5 3 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.49%) German Language
6 1 (1.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Consultant
2 17 (19.77%) Architect
3 15 (17.44%) Project Manager
4 13 (15.12%) Analyst
5 12 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (12.79%) Business Analyst
7 8 (9.30%) Developer
8 7 (8.14%) SAP Consultant
9 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Oracle Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Oracle Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.65%) Implementation Manager
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Manager
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Project Manager
12 3 (3.49%) Process Consultant
12 3 (3.49%) Business Consultant
12 3 (3.49%) Implementation Project Manager
12 3 (3.49%) Business Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) Visualforce
2 2 (2.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) POSIX
3 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.33%) FMCG
2 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) UNIX
2 2 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Business Analysis
2 15 (17.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (17.44%) Project Management
3 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (15.12%) WFM
5 11 (12.79%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (9.30%) Resource Management
7 6 (6.98%) Supplier Management
7 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.81%) ERP
8 5 (5.81%) BPR
8 5 (5.81%) E-business
8 5 (5.81%) Logistics
9 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.65%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.65%) Test Scripting
10 3 (3.49%) Business Analytics
10 3 (3.49%) Analytics
10 3 (3.49%) ETL
11 2 (2.33%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) Apex Code
2 5 (5.81%) Java
3 4 (4.65%) COBOL
3 4 (4.65%) SQL
3 4 (4.65%) JCL
4 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.33%) Uniface
4 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.16%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 45 (52.33%) SAP
2 35 (40.70%) Oracle
3 30 (34.88%) RedPrairie
4 6 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.81%) Primavera
6 3 (3.49%) Ceridian
6 3 (3.49%) Manugistics
6 3 (3.49%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.33%) Cognos
8 1 (1.16%) Retek