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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Memory Management
Rank 514 504 462
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -42
Contract jobs citing Memory Management 62 62 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 60
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £595 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £310 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -8.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
% 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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 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 27 February 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 -21 59 £415 +3.75% 23
London -14 35 £425 +6.25% 14
South East -26 16 £328 +8.92% 3
Hampshire -11 15 £328 +8.92% 1
City of London +10 5 £563 +40.62% 2
Hook -9 2 £352 +18.17%
Surrey 0 1 - -
East of England -13 1 £210 -47.50%
South West -20 1 £388 - 4
Scotland - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 £350 -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Leeds - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Bath - - - - 2
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Memory Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 63 (52.50%) Multithreading
2 57 (47.50%) OO
3 45 (37.50%) Java
4 43 (35.83%) UNIX
5 42 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (34.17%) Software Engineering
7 40 (33.33%) Linux
7 40 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (33.33%) Subversion
8 39 (32.50%) C
8 39 (32.50%) OOD
9 38 (31.67%) Derivative
10 36 (30.00%) NUnit
11 35 (29.17%) C++
11 35 (29.17%) GoogleTest
12 34 (28.33%) CppUnit
12 34 (28.33%) UML
12 34 (28.33%) ClearCase
12 34 (28.33%) Configuration Management
13 33 (27.50%) Use Case
14 32 (26.67%) Security Cleared
15 31 (25.83%) SC Cleared
16 30 (25.00%) Apple iOS
17 29 (24.17%) Windows
18 28 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (22.50%) Project Management
19 27 (22.50%) TDD
20 26 (21.67%) Banking
20 26 (21.67%) XML
20 26 (21.67%) .NET

Memory Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (5.83%) Node.js
2 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.67%) Jetty
3 2 (1.67%) Confluence
3 2 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) HTTP
1 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.67%) Ingres
3 8 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.83%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.00%) SQLite
6 4 (3.33%) DB2
7 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.83%) QlikView
8 1 (0.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (33.33%) Subversion
2 36 (30.00%) NUnit
3 35 (29.17%) GoogleTest
4 34 (28.33%) CppUnit
4 34 (28.33%) ClearCase
5 26 (21.67%) Ant
6 22 (18.33%) Xcode
7 19 (15.83%) Rational Rose
8 16 (13.33%) CruiseControl
9 12 (10.00%) Jenkins
10 9 (7.50%) Maven
10 9 (7.50%) ProC
11 8 (6.67%) Git (software)
12 7 (5.83%) ClearQuest
13 6 (5.00%) TeamCity
14 5 (4.17%) Selenium
14 5 (4.17%) Cucumber
15 4 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 4 (3.33%) TestNG
16 2 (1.67%) Mocha
General
1 26 (21.67%) Banking
2 16 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 14 (11.67%) Finance
4 7 (5.83%) Front Office
5 2 (1.67%) Publishing
5 2 (1.67%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (68.33%) Developer
2 23 (19.17%) iOS Developer
3 20 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 18 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 13 (10.83%) Software Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.33%) C Developer
8 9 (7.50%) C++ Developer
8 9 (7.50%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Architect
9 6 (5.00%) Android Developer
10 5 (4.17%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Web Developer
11 2 (1.67%) Lead Developer
11 2 (1.67%) Project Manager
11 2 (1.67%) Analyst
11 2 (1.67%) Technical Architect
11 2 (1.67%) Web Architect
11 2 (1.67%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.67%) .NET
1 26 (21.67%) XML
2 20 (16.67%) HTML
2 20 (16.67%) Motif
3 18 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 17 (14.17%) JSON
4 17 (14.17%) Web Services
4 17 (14.17%) CSS
5 13 (10.83%) WCF
5 13 (10.83%) WPF
5 13 (10.83%) CSS3
6 12 (10.00%) HTML5
7 10 (8.33%) Ajax
7 10 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
8 9 (7.50%) iOS SDK
9 8 (6.67%) wxWidgets
9 8 (6.67%) RESTful
9 8 (6.67%) Cocoa
9 8 (6.67%) Spring
9 8 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (31.67%) Derivative
3 15 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 13 (10.83%) Computer Science
5 11 (9.17%) Algorithms
5 11 (9.17%) User Experience
6 10 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (8.33%) iPad
6 10 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (5.83%) iPhone
7 7 (5.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
9 4 (3.33%) W3C
9 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.50%) Animation
11 2 (1.67%) Equities
11 2 (1.67%) Statistics
11 2 (1.67%) Streaming Video
11 2 (1.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.83%) UNIX
2 40 (33.33%) Linux
3 30 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 29 (24.17%) Windows
5 13 (10.83%) Android
6 9 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.83%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.50%) Multithreading
2 57 (47.50%) OO
3 41 (34.17%) Software Engineering
4 40 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (32.50%) OOD
6 34 (28.33%) UML
6 34 (28.33%) Configuration Management
7 33 (27.50%) Use Case
8 28 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (22.50%) Project Management
9 27 (22.50%) TDD
10 26 (21.67%) Integration Testing
10 26 (21.67%) iOS Development
11 19 (15.83%) Unified Process
11 19 (15.83%) RUP
12 18 (15.00%) Unit Testing
12 18 (15.00%) Low Latency
13 15 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
13 15 (12.50%) Refactoring
14 14 (11.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.50%) Java
2 39 (32.50%) C
3 35 (29.17%) C++
4 25 (20.83%) SQL
5 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.83%) C#
7 12 (10.00%) Objective-C
8 11 (9.17%) Python
9 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 31 (25.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) Ansible
2 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.33%) Apple
3 9 (7.50%) Infragistics
3 9 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.83%) Oracle
5 5 (4.17%) Kony
6 4 (3.33%) Google
6 4 (3.33%) Appcelerator
7 2 (1.67%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.67%) HP
7 2 (1.67%) Perforce
8 1 (0.83%) VMware
8 1 (0.83%) Tableau
8 1 (0.83%) Facebook
8 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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