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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Memory Management
Rank 557 511 525
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +14
Contract jobs citing Memory Management 54 82 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 57 35
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£450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £373 £288
% change year-on-year
-16.77% +29.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
44318 41702 38141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.68% 76.22% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28766 25845 23099
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1167 1177 1114
Average hourly rate £28.85 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 July 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 12 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 July 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 -42 53 £450 +4.65% 9
London -15 31 £463 +6.07% 3
South East -2 20 £305 +1.75% 2
Hampshire +13 17 £305 +1.91%
City of London -3 17 £500 +11.11%
Hook -2 5 £286 -4.42%
Kent - 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
East of England -5 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £440 -
North West - 1 £440 -

Memory Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 64 (48.48%) OO
2 61 (46.21%) Multithreading
3 54 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (34.09%) Software Engineering
5 38 (28.79%) Apple iOS
5 38 (28.79%) C++
6 37 (28.03%) XML
7 36 (27.27%) JSON
7 36 (27.27%) iOS Development
8 35 (26.52%) Linux
8 35 (26.52%) C
9 32 (24.24%) UML
9 32 (24.24%) UNIX
9 32 (24.24%) Mobile App
9 32 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (23.48%) .NET
10 31 (23.48%) OOD
11 30 (22.73%) Derivative
11 30 (22.73%) Use Case
12 27 (20.45%) Security Cleared
13 26 (19.70%) Mobile Development
14 25 (18.94%) Unit Testing
14 25 (18.94%) Java
15 24 (18.18%) Web Services
15 24 (18.18%) Android
16 23 (17.42%) TDD
16 23 (17.42%) Subversion
16 23 (17.42%) Objective-C
17 22 (16.67%) Finance
17 22 (16.67%) C#

Memory Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (3.03%) IIS
2 3 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.52%) Node.js
4 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.76%) JBoss
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Jetty
4 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.76%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) PaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) HTTP
2 5 (3.79%) Bluetooth
3 4 (3.03%) SSL
3 4 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) NFC
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.52%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) QlikView
6 1 (0.76%) SQLite
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (17.42%) Subversion
2 21 (15.91%) NUnit
2 21 (15.91%) GoogleTest
3 20 (15.15%) ClearCase
4 19 (14.39%) Ant
4 19 (14.39%) CppUnit
5 14 (10.61%) Xcode
6 13 (9.85%) Rational Rose
7 7 (5.30%) Git (software)
8 6 (4.55%) ProC
8 6 (4.55%) Appium
8 6 (4.55%) Calabash
9 4 (3.03%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.03%) Maven
10 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.52%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.52%) Grunt
11 2 (1.52%) Mocha
11 2 (1.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 22 (16.67%) Finance
1 22 (16.67%) Banking
2 14 (10.61%) Front Office
3 10 (7.58%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.79%) Games
4 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.27%) Marketing
6 2 (1.52%) Retail
6 2 (1.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 91 (68.94%) Developer
2 27 (20.45%) iOS Developer
3 16 (12.12%) Technical Leader
4 14 (10.61%) Android Developer
5 10 (7.58%) C# Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.06%) C Developer
8 7 (5.30%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.30%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Programmer
9 5 (3.79%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Senior Android Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.03%) XML
2 36 (27.27%) JSON
3 31 (23.48%) .NET
4 24 (18.18%) Web Services
5 20 (15.15%) WCF
6 18 (13.64%) REST
7 16 (12.12%) .NET Framework
7 16 (12.12%) HTML
8 15 (11.36%) Cocoa
9 14 (10.61%) SOAP
10 12 (9.09%) WPF
10 12 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
11 10 (7.58%) RESTful
11 10 (7.58%) OpenGL
12 8 (6.06%) CSS
13 7 (5.30%) HTML5
13 7 (5.30%) AngularJS
14 6 (4.55%) Android SDK
14 6 (4.55%) iOS SDK
14 6 (4.55%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.24%) Mobile App
1 32 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (22.73%) Derivative
3 22 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 12 (9.09%) iPhone
5 11 (8.33%) iPad
6 10 (7.58%) Data Structures
6 10 (7.58%) Management Information System
7 9 (6.82%) N-Tier
8 7 (5.30%) Algorithms
9 6 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (3.79%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (3.79%) Client/Server
10 5 (3.79%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (3.79%) Animation
10 5 (3.79%) Equities
11 3 (2.27%) Streaming Video
11 3 (2.27%) Replication
11 3 (2.27%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.79%) Apple iOS
2 35 (26.52%) Linux
3 32 (24.24%) UNIX
4 24 (18.18%) Android
5 11 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.48%) OO
2 61 (46.21%) Multithreading
3 54 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (34.09%) Software Engineering
5 36 (27.27%) iOS Development
6 32 (24.24%) UML
7 31 (23.48%) OOD
8 30 (22.73%) Use Case
9 26 (19.70%) Mobile Development
10 25 (18.94%) Unit Testing
11 23 (17.42%) TDD
12 21 (15.91%) Integration Testing
12 21 (15.91%) System Integration Testing
13 20 (15.15%) Configuration Management
14 19 (14.39%) Android Development
15 17 (12.88%) Project Management
16 16 (12.12%) Garbage Collection
17 14 (10.61%) Mobile Application Development
18 13 (9.85%) Low Latency
18 13 (9.85%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.79%) C++
2 35 (26.52%) C
3 25 (18.94%) Java
4 23 (17.42%) Objective-C
5 22 (16.67%) C#
5 22 (16.67%) SQL
6 15 (11.36%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.06%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.55%) Python
8 6 (4.55%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) PHP
10 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.76%) Scala
10 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.64%) Degree
3 15 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) MCT
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) MOM
1 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (12.12%) Apple
2 15 (11.36%) Google
3 10 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.55%) Infragistics
5 5 (3.79%) Oracle
6 3 (2.27%) Facebook
7 2 (1.52%) Twitter
7 2 (1.52%) SAP
7 2 (1.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.76%) BEA
8 1 (0.76%) Informatica
8 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.76%) Kony
8 1 (0.76%) Perforce
8 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.76%) Tableau
8 1 (0.76%) Appcelerator