The table below looks at the statistics for Memory Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Memory Management over the 3 months to 23 October 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Memory Management
Rank 564 518 535
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +17
Contract jobs citing Memory Management 48 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 23
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£388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £347 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £548 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £188
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +93.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43026 38252 39233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.66% 74.11% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27635 23752 22856
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1195 1133 1448
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Memory Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Memory Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Memory Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Memory Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Memory Management within the UK.

Memory Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Memory Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Memory Management within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Memory Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Memory Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Memory Management within the UK.

Memory Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Memory Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Memory Management within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 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 -34 45 £383 -4.37% 14
London -13 23 £513 +28.12% 10
South East -18 10 £305 -16.23% 3
Hampshire -11 7 £305 -21.37% 1
North West -8 4 £350 - 1
Hook - 4 £305 - 1
Cheshire +8 2 - - 1
City of London +7 2 £400 -1.53% 1
Cambridge -2 1 £370 -
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £370 -
Scotland -9 1 £388 +3.33%
East of England -25 1 £370 -
Bristol - 1 £388 -
South West - 1 £388 -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Essex - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Grimsby - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Northwich - - - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -

Memory Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Memory Management 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 Memory Management.

1 58 (44.62%) OO
2 54 (41.54%) Java
3 44 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (32.31%) .NET
5 41 (31.54%) Multithreading
6 37 (28.46%) JavaScript
7 33 (25.38%) Apple iOS
8 32 (24.62%) TDD
9 31 (23.85%) HTML
10 30 (23.08%) Linux
10 30 (23.08%) Subversion
11 29 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (21.54%) Windows
13 27 (20.77%) UNIX
14 26 (20.00%) SQL
14 26 (20.00%) iOS Development
15 25 (19.23%) Objective-C
15 25 (19.23%) Finance
15 25 (19.23%) Banking
16 24 (18.46%) Software Engineering
16 24 (18.46%) Web Services
16 24 (18.46%) XML
17 23 (17.69%) Low Latency
17 23 (17.69%) JSON
18 22 (16.92%) Spring
18 22 (16.92%) CSS
19 21 (16.15%) C
19 21 (16.15%) OOD
19 21 (16.15%) MVC
19 21 (16.15%) Maven

Memory Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Memory Management 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 Memory Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.92%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (6.92%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.38%) Node.js
3 5 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (3.08%) IIS
5 3 (2.31%) Apache
5 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.54%) GemFire
Applications
1 7 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.54%) SaaS
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.00%) HTTP
2 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.08%) Wireshark
3 4 (3.08%) Multicast
4 2 (1.54%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.62%) DB2
3 6 (4.62%) SQLite
4 4 (3.08%) Ingres
4 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.31%) KDB
5 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.31%) MySQL
6 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.77%) Big Data
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.77%) OLAP
7 1 (0.77%) MS Access
7 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (23.08%) Subversion
2 21 (16.15%) Maven
3 18 (13.85%) Xcode
4 14 (10.77%) Git (software)
5 12 (9.23%) NUnit
6 11 (8.46%) Ant
6 11 (8.46%) GoogleTest
6 11 (8.46%) TeamCity
7 10 (7.69%) CppUnit
7 10 (7.69%) ClearCase
7 10 (7.69%) LoadRunner
7 10 (7.69%) JIRA
8 9 (6.92%) Rational Rose
8 9 (6.92%) Jenkins
9 8 (6.15%) JMeter
10 7 (5.38%) Selenium
11 6 (4.62%) TestNG
11 6 (4.62%) Cucumber
12 5 (3.85%) WinDbg
13 4 (3.08%) Fiddler
General
1 25 (19.23%) Finance
1 25 (19.23%) Banking
2 20 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 10 (7.69%) Front Office
4 3 (2.31%) Retail
4 3 (2.31%) Games
5 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.77%) Back Office
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (78.46%) Developer
2 30 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 24 (18.46%) iOS Developer
4 15 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 15 (11.54%) Performance Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.92%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (6.15%) Architect
9 7 (5.38%) Android Developer
10 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.85%) C++ Developer
11 5 (3.85%) C Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Mobility Architect
12 4 (3.08%) SAP Architect
12 4 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (3.08%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.08%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.31%) .NET
2 31 (23.85%) HTML
3 24 (18.46%) Web Services
3 24 (18.46%) XML
4 23 (17.69%) JSON
5 22 (16.92%) Spring
5 22 (16.92%) CSS
6 19 (14.62%) HTML5
7 18 (13.85%) ASP.NET
8 17 (13.08%) Cocoa
9 16 (12.31%) AngularJS
10 13 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
11 12 (9.23%) REST
12 11 (8.46%) CSS3
12 11 (8.46%) jQuery
12 11 (8.46%) RESTful
12 11 (8.46%) iOS SDK
13 10 (7.69%) Hibernate
13 10 (7.69%) Motif
13 10 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.15%) Computer Science
2 20 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (13.08%) Derivative
4 14 (10.77%) Algorithms
5 11 (8.46%) Market Risk
6 10 (7.69%) iPhone
7 9 (6.92%) User Experience
7 9 (6.92%) Wiki
8 8 (6.15%) iPad
9 7 (5.38%) Equities
10 6 (4.62%) Credit Risk
10 6 (4.62%) Mobile App
11 4 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (3.08%) W3C
12 2 (1.54%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.54%) Animation
12 2 (1.54%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.54%) Fixed Income
12 2 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.38%) Apple iOS
2 30 (23.08%) Linux
3 28 (21.54%) Windows
4 27 (20.77%) UNIX
5 11 (8.46%) Android
6 5 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.85%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.31%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.77%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.62%) OO
2 44 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (31.54%) Multithreading
4 32 (24.62%) TDD
5 29 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 24 (18.46%) Software Engineering
8 23 (17.69%) Low Latency
9 21 (16.15%) OOD
9 21 (16.15%) MVC
10 18 (13.85%) Scrum
11 16 (12.31%) Performance Testing
11 16 (12.31%) Automated Testing
12 15 (11.54%) OOP
12 15 (11.54%) Performance Engineering
13 12 (9.23%) Performance Analysis
13 12 (9.23%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (9.23%) UML
14 11 (8.46%) Configuration Management
14 11 (8.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.54%) Java
2 37 (28.46%) JavaScript
3 26 (20.00%) SQL
4 25 (19.23%) Objective-C
5 21 (16.15%) C
6 18 (13.85%) C#
7 16 (12.31%) C++
8 10 (7.69%) Python
9 6 (4.62%) Perl
10 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.31%) PHP
11 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.77%) VC++
12 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.77%) XPath
12 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.77%) PhD
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.62%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (13.85%) HP
2 16 (12.31%) Oracle
3 12 (9.23%) Apple
4 11 (8.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.85%) SAP
6 4 (3.08%) Yahoo!
6 4 (3.08%) Kony
7 3 (2.31%) StreamBase
7 3 (2.31%) Google
7 3 (2.31%) Akamai
7 3 (2.31%) Appcelerator
7 3 (2.31%) Intel
8 2 (1.54%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.54%) Facebook
9 1 (0.77%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.77%) Coverity
9 1 (0.77%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.77%) Perforce
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