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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Memory Management
Rank 568 523 552
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +29
Contract jobs citing Memory Management 45 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.12% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 29
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£400 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £356 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £351 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +17.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
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
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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 18 September 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 -44 38 £400 -11.11% 7
London -19 23 £425 -5.55% 1
Glasgow -12 5 £388 +3.33%
Scotland -22 5 £388 +3.33% 2
City of London +12 4 £400 -11.11%
South East -3 3 - -
East Midlands +5 2 £363 -
East of England -31 1 £370 +23.33% 5
Cambridge - 1 £370 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 1 £370 - 4
Leicestershire - 1 £350 -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Grimsby - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -

Memory Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 49 (40.50%) Java
2 48 (39.67%) OO
3 41 (33.88%) .NET
3 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
5 33 (27.27%) Multithreading
6 32 (26.45%) Apple iOS
7 30 (24.79%) HTML
8 29 (23.97%) TDD
9 27 (22.31%) iOS Development
10 26 (21.49%) Objective-C
10 26 (21.49%) Linux
10 26 (21.49%) Web Services
11 25 (20.66%) Subversion
11 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (19.83%) Banking
12 24 (19.83%) UNIX
13 23 (19.01%) SQL
14 21 (17.36%) C#
14 21 (17.36%) Windows
15 20 (16.53%) Oracle
15 20 (16.53%) Cocoa
15 20 (16.53%) Finance
15 20 (16.53%) Spring
15 20 (16.53%) Maven
15 20 (16.53%) Software Engineering
15 20 (16.53%) Computer Science
16 19 (15.70%) Investment Banking
16 19 (15.70%) Xcode
16 19 (15.70%) Scrum

Memory Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (6.61%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (6.61%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.13%) IIS
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (2.48%) Node.js
4 3 (2.48%) Apache
5 2 (1.65%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.40%) SaaS
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.57%) HTTP
2 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.31%) Wireshark
3 4 (3.31%) Multicast
4 2 (1.65%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.65%) Firewall
5 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.31%) DB2
4 4 (3.31%) KDB
4 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.48%) MySQL
6 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.65%) OLAP
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.65%) SQLite
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.83%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (20.66%) Subversion
2 20 (16.53%) Maven
3 19 (15.70%) Xcode
4 14 (11.57%) Git (software)
5 11 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 10 (8.26%) JIRA
6 10 (8.26%) LoadRunner
7 8 (6.61%) Jenkins
8 7 (5.79%) JMeter
8 7 (5.79%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (4.96%) Ant
9 6 (4.96%) NUnit
10 5 (4.13%) CppUnit
10 5 (4.13%) Selenium
10 5 (4.13%) ClearCase
10 5 (4.13%) GoogleTest
10 5 (4.13%) WinDbg
11 4 (3.31%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.31%) Rational Rose
11 4 (3.31%) Fiddler
General
1 24 (19.83%) Banking
2 20 (16.53%) Finance
3 19 (15.70%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.79%) Front Office
4 7 (5.79%) Retail
5 3 (2.48%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (80.17%) Developer
2 27 (22.31%) Java Developer
3 26 (21.49%) iOS Developer
4 15 (12.40%) Performance Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 11 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.13%) WPF Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Mobility Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Android Developer
10 4 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.31%) SAP Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Junior
11 3 (2.48%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.88%) .NET
2 30 (24.79%) HTML
3 26 (21.49%) Web Services
4 20 (16.53%) Cocoa
4 20 (16.53%) Spring
5 19 (15.70%) CSS
5 19 (15.70%) ASP.NET
6 16 (13.22%) JSON
6 16 (13.22%) Cocoa Touch
7 15 (12.40%) HTML5
8 14 (11.57%) REST
9 13 (10.74%) XML
10 12 (9.92%) AngularJS
11 11 (9.09%) J2EE
12 10 (8.26%) Hibernate
12 10 (8.26%) Java EE
13 9 (7.44%) WPF
13 9 (7.44%) jQuery
14 7 (5.79%) RESTful
14 7 (5.79%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.22%) iPhone
3 14 (11.57%) iPad
4 13 (10.74%) User Experience
5 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (9.09%) Market Risk
6 11 (9.09%) Derivative
7 9 (7.44%) Wiki
8 6 (4.96%) Credit Risk
9 5 (4.13%) Equities
10 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.65%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.65%) Animation
11 2 (1.65%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.65%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (1.65%) Social Media
12 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.83%) Handset
12 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.45%) Apple iOS
2 26 (21.49%) Linux
3 24 (19.83%) UNIX
4 21 (17.36%) Windows
5 6 (4.96%) Android
6 3 (2.48%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.83%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.67%) OO
2 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 29 (23.97%) TDD
5 27 (22.31%) iOS Development
6 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (16.53%) Software Engineering
8 19 (15.70%) Scrum
8 19 (15.70%) MVC
9 17 (14.05%) OOP
10 16 (13.22%) Performance Testing
10 16 (13.22%) Low Latency
11 15 (12.40%) Performance Engineering
12 14 (11.57%) Automated Testing
13 12 (9.92%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (9.92%) Performance Analysis
14 9 (7.44%) OOD
14 9 (7.44%) Unit Testing
15 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce
15 8 (6.61%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.50%) Java
2 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
3 26 (21.49%) Objective-C
4 23 (19.01%) SQL
5 21 (17.36%) C#
6 17 (14.05%) C
7 13 (10.74%) C++
8 8 (6.61%) Perl
8 8 (6.61%) Python
9 6 (4.96%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.96%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.48%) PHP
10 3 (2.48%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.65%) VB
12 1 (0.83%) Delphi
12 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.83%) VC++
12 1 (0.83%) VB6
12 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Degree
1 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) PhD
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (16.53%) Oracle
2 17 (14.05%) HP
3 15 (12.40%) Apple
4 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.13%) SAP
6 4 (3.31%) Yahoo!
6 4 (3.31%) StreamBase
7 3 (2.48%) Akamai
7 3 (2.48%) Facebook
7 3 (2.48%) Intel
8 2 (1.65%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.65%) Google
9 1 (0.83%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.83%) Coverity
9 1 (0.83%) Twitter
9 1 (0.83%) Perforce
9 1 (0.83%) Sybase
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