The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Memory Management
Rank 538 468 547
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +79
Contract jobs citing Memory Management 49 76 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.16% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.22% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 62 25
Average daily rate £420 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.89% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £291 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.17% -10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 26 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -115 47 £420 +15.86% 17
London -39 28 £425 -15.00% 11
South East -21 12 £302 +5.13%
City of London -32 6 £450 -10.00% 8
East of England - 5 £410 - 1
Scotland -5 2 £350 +25.00%
South West -22 2 £325 +27.45% 1
Glasgow +10 1 £350 +25.00%
Oxfordshire -2 1 £450 -
Surrey -10 1 - -
Bristol -14 1 £325 +27.45% 1
Woking - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Dunstable - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 2

Memory Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 71 (59.17%) OO
2 50 (41.67%) Multithreading
3 45 (37.50%) Linux
4 39 (32.50%) Java
4 39 (32.50%) JavaScript
5 37 (30.83%) C
6 34 (28.33%) HTML
7 32 (26.67%) Apple iOS
8 31 (25.83%) Software Engineering
9 30 (25.00%) iOS Development
10 28 (23.33%) MVC
11 27 (22.50%) CSS
12 26 (21.67%) HTML5
12 26 (21.67%) Scrum
13 25 (20.83%) C#
13 25 (20.83%) Subversion
14 24 (20.00%) TDD
15 23 (19.17%) Objective-C
15 23 (19.17%) Web Services
15 23 (19.17%) UNIX
16 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (17.50%) .NET
18 20 (16.67%) Ajax
19 19 (15.83%) Banking
19 19 (15.83%) jQuery
19 19 (15.83%) iPhone
19 19 (15.83%) C++
19 19 (15.83%) Xcode
19 19 (15.83%) iPad
19 19 (15.83%) CSS3

Memory Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (9.17%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.17%) CMS
3 3 (2.50%) Node.js
4 2 (1.67%) Apache
4 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) Simulink
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) RMDS
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) HTTP
2 4 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.67%) SSL
3 2 (1.67%) AMQP
4 1 (0.83%) CTI
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.67%) MySQL
5 2 (1.67%) OLAP
5 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.67%) SQLite
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.83%) KDB
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 25 (20.83%) Subversion
2 19 (15.83%) Xcode
3 18 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (12.50%) NUnit
4 15 (12.50%) GoogleTest
5 14 (11.67%) CppUnit
6 13 (10.83%) Ant
6 13 (10.83%) ClearCase
7 12 (10.00%) Rational Rose
8 6 (5.00%) JIRA
8 6 (5.00%) Maven
9 5 (4.17%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.17%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.33%) Mockito
10 4 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (3.33%) jMock
11 3 (2.50%) PhoneGap
12 2 (1.67%) CodeRush
12 2 (1.67%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.67%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (15.83%) Banking
2 14 (11.67%) Games
3 11 (9.17%) Finance
4 8 (6.67%) Front Office
5 6 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.33%) Retail
7 3 (2.50%) Advertising
7 3 (2.50%) Publishing
7 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 95 (79.17%) Developer
2 27 (22.50%) iOS Developer
3 18 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 12 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 12 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 11 (9.17%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (7.50%) WPF Developer
7 8 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.83%) C Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.33%) User Experience Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (2.50%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.50%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.50%) C++ Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.50%) iPhone Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.33%) HTML
2 27 (22.50%) CSS
3 26 (21.67%) HTML5
4 23 (19.17%) Web Services
5 21 (17.50%) .NET
6 20 (16.67%) Ajax
7 19 (15.83%) jQuery
7 19 (15.83%) CSS3
8 18 (15.00%) JSON
9 15 (12.50%) XML
9 15 (12.50%) Motif
10 14 (11.67%) Zepto.js
10 14 (11.67%) YUI
10 14 (11.67%) Dojo
10 14 (11.67%) DOM
11 13 (10.83%) iOS SDK
11 13 (10.83%) REST
12 12 (10.00%) WPF
13 9 (7.50%) Cocoa
13 9 (7.50%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) iPhone
1 19 (15.83%) iPad
2 18 (15.00%) Derivative
3 16 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 12 (10.00%) W3C
5 9 (7.50%) Open Source
5 9 (7.50%) Mobile App
6 8 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (4.17%) Device Driver
7 5 (4.17%) Social Media
8 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
8 4 (3.33%) Blackberry
8 4 (3.33%) Wiki
8 4 (3.33%) Market Risk
9 3 (2.50%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.50%) Linux
2 32 (26.67%) Apple iOS
3 23 (19.17%) UNIX
4 18 (15.00%) Android
5 7 (5.83%) Windows
6 4 (3.33%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.83%) Fedora
7 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (59.17%) OO
2 50 (41.67%) Multithreading
3 31 (25.83%) Software Engineering
4 30 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 28 (23.33%) MVC
6 26 (21.67%) Scrum
7 24 (20.00%) TDD
8 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (15.00%) Configuration Management
9 18 (15.00%) OOP
9 18 (15.00%) OOD
10 16 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (13.33%) UML
11 15 (12.50%) Project Management
11 15 (12.50%) Integration Testing
12 14 (11.67%) Android Development
12 14 (11.67%) Low Latency
13 13 (10.83%) Use Case
14 12 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
14 12 (10.00%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.50%) Java
1 39 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 37 (30.83%) C
3 25 (20.83%) C#
4 23 (19.17%) Objective-C
5 19 (15.83%) C++
6 12 (10.00%) SQL
7 9 (7.50%) Python
7 9 (7.50%) Perl
8 7 (5.83%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.00%) PHP
10 4 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.33%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.67%) VB
12 2 (1.67%) Lua
12 2 (1.67%) Ruby
13 1 (0.83%) VB6
13 1 (0.83%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.00%) Section 508
2 1 (0.83%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) MOM
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
1 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) Yahoo!
2 12 (10.00%) Google
3 11 (9.17%) Facebook
3 11 (9.17%) Twitter
4 9 (7.50%) Apple
5 8 (6.67%) Oracle
6 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.17%) Endeca
7 5 (4.17%) Interwoven
7 5 (4.17%) Stellent
7 5 (4.17%) hybris
8 4 (3.33%) Coverity
9 3 (2.50%) Intel
10 2 (1.67%) Sencha
11 1 (0.83%) Volantis
11 1 (0.83%) Informatica
11 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.83%) Sybase
11 1 (0.83%) Freescale
11 1 (0.83%) StreamBase
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