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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JDA
Rank 572 553 521
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -32
Contract jobs citing JDA 41 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.074% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £413 £575
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -28.26%
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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 July 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 22 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 July 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 -27 40 £475 +11.76% 7
East Midlands - 13 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 11 £425 -
London -26 7 £463 +2.77%
East of England +6 6 £500 +29.03%
West Midlands +3 6 £463 +23.33% 2
South East -12 6 £525 +10.52%
Hertfordshire -7 5 £488 +39.28%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £525 -
Berkshire +12 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £550 -
Worcestershire - 2 £600 -
Midlands - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 £625 -
Redditch - 2 £600 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £475 -
Bedfordshire +10 1 £625 +47.05%
Luton +6 1 £625 +47.05%
Aberdeen - 1 £625 -
Scotland - 1 £625 -

JDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (41.43%) Retail
2 26 (37.14%) RedPrairie
3 25 (35.71%) Logistics
4 20 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (28.57%) Oracle
5 19 (27.14%) SAP
6 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (17.14%) TOGAF
7 12 (17.14%) Waterfall
8 11 (15.71%) Project Management
9 10 (14.29%) B2B
9 10 (14.29%) B2C
9 10 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (12.86%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (12.86%) Programme Management
11 8 (11.43%) ERP
11 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
13 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (8.57%) Automotive
14 5 (7.14%) Windows
14 5 (7.14%) WFM
14 5 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 4 (5.71%) Test Strategy
15 4 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
15 4 (5.71%) Marketing
15 4 (5.71%) Linux
16 3 (4.29%) Migration
16 3 (4.29%) SAP MM
16 3 (4.29%) Finance

JDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (1.43%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) SAP MM
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) VPN
1 2 (2.86%) MPLS
1 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) DB2
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.43%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (41.43%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Automotive
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Finance
4 3 (4.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Architect
2 21 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (18.57%) Project Manager
4 10 (14.29%) Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Test Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Developer
8 4 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Systems Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Programme Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.86%) AWS Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Programme Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.43%) HP Storage
2 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) VMS
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Logistics
2 20 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.14%) TOGAF
4 12 (17.14%) Waterfall
5 11 (15.71%) Project Management
6 10 (14.29%) B2B
6 10 (14.29%) B2C
6 10 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
7 9 (12.86%) Programme Management
7 9 (12.86%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (11.43%) ERP
9 5 (7.14%) WFM
9 5 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (5.71%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.29%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.29%) Supplier Management
11 3 (4.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) Uniface
2 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.43%) JCL
2 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.43%) COBOL
2 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) RedPrairie
2 20 (28.57%) Oracle
3 19 (27.14%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) Oneserve
4 2 (2.86%) Kronos
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) VMware