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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Memory Management
Rank 566 532 536
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +4
Contract jobs citing Memory Management 46 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.11% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 21
Average daily rate
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£394 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £344 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £525 £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 4
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
42724 38810 38732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.15% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27578 24127 22614
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1169 1421
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.28%
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 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 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 31 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 -37 44 £383 -4.37% 12
London -7 24 £425 +6.25% 5
South East -15 10 £305 -16.23% 4
Hampshire -17 7 £305 -21.37% 1
North West -8 4 £350 - 1
Hook - 4 £305 - 1
Cheshire +13 2 - - 1
City of London +7 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Cambridge -1 1 £370 -
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £370 -
Scotland -7 1 £400 +6.66%
East of England -22 1 £370 -
Bristol - 1 £388 -
South West - 1 £388 -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Grimsby - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Northwich - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 2
Lincolnshire - - - -

Memory Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 55 (42.64%) OO
2 53 (41.09%) Java
3 42 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (31.78%) Multithreading
5 40 (31.01%) .NET
6 36 (27.91%) JavaScript
7 34 (26.36%) Apple iOS
8 33 (25.58%) TDD
9 30 (23.26%) Subversion
9 30 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (23.26%) HTML
10 29 (22.48%) Linux
11 28 (21.71%) Windows
12 27 (20.93%) UNIX
12 27 (20.93%) iOS Development
13 26 (20.16%) SQL
13 26 (20.16%) Objective-C
14 25 (19.38%) Finance
15 24 (18.60%) XML
15 24 (18.60%) JSON
16 23 (17.83%) Banking
16 23 (17.83%) Low Latency
17 22 (17.05%) Spring
17 22 (17.05%) Software Engineering
17 22 (17.05%) Computer Science
17 22 (17.05%) C
17 22 (17.05%) Web Services
18 21 (16.28%) OOD
18 21 (16.28%) CSS
18 21 (16.28%) Maven

Memory Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.65%) Node.js
3 5 (3.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (3.10%) IIS
5 3 (2.33%) Apache
6 2 (1.55%) GemFire
7 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.63%) SaaS
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.85%) HTTP
2 6 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.10%) Wireshark
3 4 (3.10%) Multicast
4 2 (1.55%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.08%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.65%) DB2
3 6 (4.65%) SQLite
4 4 (3.10%) Ingres
4 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.33%) KDB
5 3 (2.33%) MySQL
6 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) Big Data
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.78%) OLAP
7 1 (0.78%) MS Access
7 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (23.26%) Subversion
2 21 (16.28%) Maven
3 18 (13.95%) Xcode
4 15 (11.63%) Git (software)
5 12 (9.30%) NUnit
6 11 (8.53%) Ant
6 11 (8.53%) GoogleTest
6 11 (8.53%) TeamCity
7 10 (7.75%) CppUnit
7 10 (7.75%) ClearCase
7 10 (7.75%) LoadRunner
7 10 (7.75%) JIRA
8 9 (6.98%) Rational Rose
8 9 (6.98%) Jenkins
9 8 (6.20%) JMeter
10 7 (5.43%) Selenium
11 6 (4.65%) TestNG
11 6 (4.65%) Cucumber
12 5 (3.88%) WinDbg
13 4 (3.10%) Fiddler
General
1 25 (19.38%) Finance
2 23 (17.83%) Banking
3 20 (15.50%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.75%) Front Office
5 3 (2.33%) Retail
5 3 (2.33%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (78.29%) Developer
2 30 (23.26%) Java Developer
3 25 (19.38%) iOS Developer
4 15 (11.63%) Senior Developer
4 15 (11.63%) Performance Engineer
5 10 (7.75%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.98%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.20%) Architect
8 7 (5.43%) Android Developer
9 6 (4.65%) C Developer
9 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.88%) C++ Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Mobility Architect
11 4 (3.10%) SAP Architect
11 4 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.01%) .NET
2 30 (23.26%) HTML
3 24 (18.60%) JSON
3 24 (18.60%) XML
4 22 (17.05%) Web Services
4 22 (17.05%) Spring
5 21 (16.28%) CSS
6 18 (13.95%) ASP.NET
6 18 (13.95%) Cocoa
6 18 (13.95%) HTML5
7 16 (12.40%) AngularJS
8 14 (10.85%) Cocoa Touch
9 13 (10.08%) REST
10 12 (9.30%) iOS SDK
11 11 (8.53%) RESTful
12 10 (7.75%) jQuery
12 10 (7.75%) CSS3
12 10 (7.75%) Motif
12 10 (7.75%) Hibernate
12 10 (7.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) Computer Science
2 20 (15.50%) Data Structures
3 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (13.18%) Derivative
4 14 (10.85%) Algorithms
5 11 (8.53%) Market Risk
6 10 (7.75%) iPhone
7 9 (6.98%) Wiki
8 8 (6.20%) iPad
8 8 (6.20%) User Experience
9 7 (5.43%) Equities
10 6 (4.65%) Mobile App
10 6 (4.65%) Credit Risk
11 4 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (3.10%) W3C
12 3 (2.33%) Animation
13 2 (1.55%) Cryptography
13 2 (1.55%) Fixed Income
13 2 (1.55%) Device Driver
13 2 (1.55%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.36%) Apple iOS
2 29 (22.48%) Linux
3 28 (21.71%) Windows
4 27 (20.93%) UNIX
5 11 (8.53%) Android
6 5 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.88%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.78%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.64%) OO
2 42 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (31.78%) Multithreading
4 33 (25.58%) TDD
5 30 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (20.93%) iOS Development
7 23 (17.83%) Low Latency
8 22 (17.05%) Software Engineering
9 21 (16.28%) OOD
10 19 (14.73%) MVC
11 18 (13.95%) Scrum
12 16 (12.40%) Performance Testing
12 16 (12.40%) Automated Testing
13 15 (11.63%) OOP
13 15 (11.63%) Performance Engineering
14 12 (9.30%) Performance Analysis
14 12 (9.30%) OOA/OOD
14 12 (9.30%) UML
15 11 (8.53%) Configuration Management
15 11 (8.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.09%) Java
2 36 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 26 (20.16%) SQL
3 26 (20.16%) Objective-C
4 22 (17.05%) C
5 16 (12.40%) C#
5 16 (12.40%) C++
6 10 (7.75%) Python
7 6 (4.65%) Perl
8 4 (3.10%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.33%) PHP
9 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.78%) VC++
10 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.78%) XPath
10 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.78%) PhD
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (13.95%) HP
2 16 (12.40%) Oracle
3 12 (9.30%) Apple
4 11 (8.53%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.88%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.88%) SAP
6 4 (3.10%) Kony
7 3 (2.33%) StreamBase
7 3 (2.33%) Intel
7 3 (2.33%) Yahoo!
7 3 (2.33%) Google
7 3 (2.33%) Akamai
7 3 (2.33%) Appcelerator
7 3 (2.33%) Facebook
8 2 (1.55%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.78%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.78%) Perforce
9 1 (0.78%) Twitter
9 1 (0.78%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.78%) Coverity
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