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 28 May 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Memory Management
Rank 518 522 476
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -46
Contract jobs citing Memory Management 79 71 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 48
Average daily rate
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£438 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £420 £288
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +46.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
42506 40759 35272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.19% 75.21% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27024 25787 21116
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1222 1202 1055
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 24 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 28 May 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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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 +1 79 £438 +1.74% 22
London +18 40 £450 +3.21% 13
South East +6 32 £313 +4.33% 4
Hampshire +16 20 £300 +0.16% 2
City of London +16 11 £450 +1.58% 8
Kent - 7 - - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - - 2
Hook -5 6 £263 -12.35% 1
Berkshire +11 4 £350 -
North West - 4 £365 - 2
Reading +6 3 £350 -
Merseyside - 2 £300 -
Manchester - 2 £403 - 2
South West +11 1 £398 +22.30% 2
East of England +5 1 - -
Bristol +3 1 £398 +22.30% 2
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £300 -
Essex - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £350 -

Memory Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 69 (48.94%) Multithreading
2 61 (43.26%) OO
3 51 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (34.75%) Software Engineering
5 44 (31.21%) C++
5 44 (31.21%) UNIX
6 42 (29.79%) Linux
7 41 (29.08%) C
7 41 (29.08%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (27.66%) Apple iOS
9 37 (26.24%) .NET
10 36 (25.53%) UML
10 36 (25.53%) OOD
10 36 (25.53%) Derivative
10 36 (25.53%) iOS Development
11 35 (24.82%) Subversion
11 35 (24.82%) Java
12 34 (24.11%) Use Case
13 32 (22.70%) Banking
14 30 (21.28%) Unit Testing
14 30 (21.28%) Security Cleared
15 29 (20.57%) GoogleTest
15 29 (20.57%) NUnit
15 29 (20.57%) XML
16 28 (19.86%) ClearCase
16 28 (19.86%) Configuration Management
16 28 (19.86%) JSON
16 28 (19.86%) CppUnit
17 25 (17.73%) Integration Testing
17 25 (17.73%) TDD

Memory Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (2.84%) IIS
2 3 (2.13%) Node.js
2 3 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.42%) JBoss
3 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.42%) Jetty
3 2 (1.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) HTTP
2 5 (3.55%) Bluetooth
3 4 (2.84%) SSL
3 4 (2.84%) Internet
4 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.96%) RDBMS
2 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.42%) Big Data
4 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.71%) QlikView
5 1 (0.71%) SQLite
5 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.71%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 35 (24.82%) Subversion
2 29 (20.57%) GoogleTest
2 29 (20.57%) NUnit
3 28 (19.86%) ClearCase
3 28 (19.86%) CppUnit
4 24 (17.02%) Ant
5 17 (12.06%) Xcode
5 17 (12.06%) Rational Rose
6 11 (7.80%) Git (software)
7 10 (7.09%) ProC
8 7 (4.96%) Maven
8 7 (4.96%) Jenkins
9 6 (4.26%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.55%) CruiseControl
10 5 (3.55%) Appium
11 4 (2.84%) Calabash
12 3 (2.13%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (1.42%) GitLab
13 2 (1.42%) VisualVM
General
1 32 (22.70%) Banking
2 23 (16.31%) Finance
3 17 (12.06%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.38%) Front Office
5 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.13%) Marketing
6 3 (2.13%) Retail
6 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.13%) Publishing
6 3 (2.13%) Games
7 2 (1.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 94 (66.67%) Developer
2 27 (19.15%) iOS Developer
3 18 (12.77%) Technical Leader
4 14 (9.93%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.22%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.09%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.09%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.09%) Android Developer
7 9 (6.38%) C++ Developer
8 8 (5.67%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.67%) C Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Mobile Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Programmer
10 5 (3.55%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.84%) AWS Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Senior Android Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Support Engineer
12 3 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
12 3 (2.13%) Consultant
12 3 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.24%) .NET
2 29 (20.57%) XML
3 28 (19.86%) JSON
4 22 (15.60%) HTML
5 20 (14.18%) Web Services
6 19 (13.48%) WCF
6 19 (13.48%) .NET Framework
7 15 (10.64%) WPF
7 15 (10.64%) REST
8 13 (9.22%) Cocoa
9 11 (7.80%) HTML5
9 11 (7.80%) RESTful
9 11 (7.80%) CSS
10 10 (7.09%) Cocoa Touch
10 10 (7.09%) Motif
11 9 (6.38%) SOAP
11 9 (6.38%) Unity DI Container
12 8 (5.67%) AngularJS
12 8 (5.67%) OpenGL
13 7 (4.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 41 (29.08%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (25.53%) Derivative
3 25 (17.73%) Mobile App
4 22 (15.60%) Computer Science
5 14 (9.93%) Data Structures
6 13 (9.22%) iPad
7 11 (7.80%) iPhone
8 10 (7.09%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (6.38%) Equity Derivative
9 9 (6.38%) Management Information System
10 7 (4.96%) User Experience
11 6 (4.26%) N-Tier
12 5 (3.55%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (3.55%) Animation
12 5 (3.55%) Client/Server
12 5 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (3.55%) Algorithms
13 3 (2.13%) Replication
13 3 (2.13%) Streaming Video
13 3 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (31.21%) UNIX
2 42 (29.79%) Linux
3 39 (27.66%) Apple iOS
4 20 (14.18%) Android
5 19 (13.48%) Windows
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.94%) Multithreading
2 61 (43.26%) OO
3 51 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (34.75%) Software Engineering
5 36 (25.53%) UML
5 36 (25.53%) OOD
5 36 (25.53%) iOS Development
6 34 (24.11%) Use Case
7 30 (21.28%) Unit Testing
8 28 (19.86%) Configuration Management
9 25 (17.73%) Integration Testing
9 25 (17.73%) TDD
9 25 (17.73%) System Integration Testing
10 22 (15.60%) Project Management
11 20 (14.18%) Mobile Development
12 19 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (12.06%) Unified Process
13 17 (12.06%) RUP
14 15 (10.64%) SOA
14 15 (10.64%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.21%) C++
2 41 (29.08%) C
3 35 (24.82%) Java
4 24 (17.02%) SQL
5 22 (15.60%) C#
6 20 (14.18%) JavaScript
7 19 (13.48%) Objective-C
8 8 (5.67%) Python
9 6 (4.26%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.84%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.71%) Scala
12 1 (0.71%) PHP
12 1 (0.71%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 30 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (13.48%) Apple
2 15 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.22%) Google
4 10 (7.09%) Infragistics
5 7 (4.96%) Oracle
6 2 (1.42%) IBM
6 2 (1.42%) SAP
6 2 (1.42%) Perforce
6 2 (1.42%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.71%) Facebook
7 1 (0.71%) Twitter
7 1 (0.71%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.71%) Tableau
7 1 (0.71%) VMware
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.71%) Kony
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