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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Memory Management
Rank 539 463 535
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +72
Contract jobs citing Memory Management 48 75 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.16% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 28
Average daily rate £413 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £515 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £291 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.17% -10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40055 34550 41999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.44% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24990 20571 23942
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1039 1411
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%

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 24 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 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 24 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 -76 46 £420 +12.00% 6
London -28 26 £425 -15.00% 4
South East -10 13 £302 +5.13%
City of London -20 5 £450 -10.00% 1
East of England - 5 £410 -
Scotland -9 2 £350 +25.00%
South West -13 2 £325 -
Glasgow +9 1 £350 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +3 1 £450 -
Surrey -8 1 - -
Bristol -12 1 £325 -
Woking - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1

Memory Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 (60.68%) OO
2 50 (42.74%) Multithreading
3 44 (37.61%) Linux
4 38 (32.48%) JavaScript
5 37 (31.62%) C
6 36 (30.77%) Java
7 33 (28.21%) HTML
8 31 (26.50%) Software Engineering
8 31 (26.50%) Apple iOS
9 29 (24.79%) iOS Development
10 28 (23.93%) MVC
11 26 (22.22%) Scrum
11 26 (22.22%) CSS
11 26 (22.22%) Subversion
12 25 (21.37%) HTML5
13 24 (20.51%) TDD
13 24 (20.51%) C#
14 23 (19.66%) UNIX
14 23 (19.66%) Objective-C
15 22 (18.80%) Web Services
15 22 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (17.95%) .NET
17 20 (17.09%) Ajax
18 19 (16.24%) Derivative
18 19 (16.24%) Banking
18 19 (16.24%) iPad
18 19 (16.24%) iPhone
18 19 (16.24%) jQuery
18 19 (16.24%) OOD
18 19 (16.24%) Xcode

Memory Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (9.40%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.27%) CMS
3 3 (2.56%) Node.js
4 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) HTTP
2 4 (3.42%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.42%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.71%) SSL
3 2 (1.71%) AMQP
4 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.85%) CTI
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.71%) MySQL
5 2 (1.71%) OLAP
5 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.71%) SQLite
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) KDB
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 26 (22.22%) Subversion
2 19 (16.24%) Xcode
3 18 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 16 (13.68%) GoogleTest
4 16 (13.68%) NUnit
5 15 (12.82%) CppUnit
6 14 (11.97%) Ant
6 14 (11.97%) ClearCase
7 12 (10.26%) Rational Rose
8 6 (5.13%) Maven
8 6 (5.13%) JIRA
9 5 (4.27%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.27%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.42%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (3.42%) jMock
10 4 (3.42%) Mockito
11 3 (2.56%) PhoneGap
12 2 (1.71%) CodeRush
12 2 (1.71%) ReSharper
12 2 (1.71%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (16.24%) Banking
2 13 (11.11%) Games
3 11 (9.40%) Finance
4 8 (6.84%) Front Office
5 6 (5.13%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Retail
7 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.56%) Advertising
7 3 (2.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) Automotive
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 94 (80.34%) Developer
2 26 (22.22%) iOS Developer
3 18 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 12 (10.26%) Software Engineer
4 12 (10.26%) Android Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (7.69%) WPF Developer
7 8 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.98%) C Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) User Experience Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.56%) iPhone Developer
11 3 (2.56%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.56%) C++ Developer
12 2 (1.71%) WinForms Developer
12 2 (1.71%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.21%) HTML
2 26 (22.22%) CSS
3 25 (21.37%) HTML5
4 22 (18.80%) Web Services
5 21 (17.95%) .NET
6 20 (17.09%) Ajax
7 19 (16.24%) jQuery
8 18 (15.38%) CSS3
9 17 (14.53%) JSON
10 16 (13.68%) Motif
11 14 (11.97%) XML
11 14 (11.97%) DOM
11 14 (11.97%) Zepto.js
11 14 (11.97%) Dojo
11 14 (11.97%) YUI
12 13 (11.11%) iOS SDK
13 12 (10.26%) REST
13 12 (10.26%) WPF
14 9 (7.69%) OpenGL
14 9 (7.69%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Derivative
1 19 (16.24%) iPhone
1 19 (16.24%) iPad
2 16 (13.68%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.26%) W3C
4 9 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 8 (6.84%) Augmented Reality
6 6 (5.13%) Open Source
7 5 (4.27%) Social Media
7 5 (4.27%) Device Driver
8 4 (3.42%) Wiki
8 4 (3.42%) Market Risk
8 4 (3.42%) Blackberry
8 4 (3.42%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.56%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.71%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.61%) Linux
2 31 (26.50%) Apple iOS
3 23 (19.66%) UNIX
4 17 (14.53%) Android
5 7 (5.98%) Windows
6 4 (3.42%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.85%) Fedora
7 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (60.68%) OO
2 50 (42.74%) Multithreading
3 31 (26.50%) Software Engineering
4 29 (24.79%) iOS Development
5 28 (23.93%) MVC
6 26 (22.22%) Scrum
7 24 (20.51%) TDD
8 22 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (16.24%) Configuration Management
9 19 (16.24%) OOD
10 18 (15.38%) OOP
11 17 (14.53%) UML
12 16 (13.68%) Integration Testing
12 16 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (12.82%) Project Management
14 14 (11.97%) Use Case
14 14 (11.97%) Low Latency
14 14 (11.97%) Android Development
15 12 (10.26%) Progressive Enhancement
15 12 (10.26%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.48%) JavaScript
2 37 (31.62%) C
3 36 (30.77%) Java
4 24 (20.51%) C#
5 23 (19.66%) Objective-C
6 18 (15.38%) C++
7 12 (10.26%) SQL
8 9 (7.69%) Perl
8 9 (7.69%) Python
9 7 (5.98%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.27%) PHP
11 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.42%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.71%) VB
13 2 (1.71%) Ruby
13 2 (1.71%) Lua
14 1 (0.85%) PHP5
14 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) Section 508
2 1 (0.85%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) MOM
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
1 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (11.97%) Yahoo!
2 12 (10.26%) Google
3 11 (9.40%) Facebook
3 11 (9.40%) Twitter
4 9 (7.69%) Apple
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle
6 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.27%) Interwoven
7 5 (4.27%) Stellent
7 5 (4.27%) hybris
7 5 (4.27%) Endeca
8 4 (3.42%) Coverity
9 3 (2.56%) Intel
10 2 (1.71%) Sencha
11 1 (0.85%) Appcelerator
11 1 (0.85%) Sybase
11 1 (0.85%) Informatica
11 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.85%) Volantis
11 1 (0.85%) StreamBase
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