The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Micro Focus over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Micro Focus.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Micro Focus
Rank 626 607 612
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing Micro Focus 30 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.037% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.082% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Median daily rate £300 £300 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £240
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24345 24412 23555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 44.87% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15017 14127 13357
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 1126 1043
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Micro Focus
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Micro Focus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Micro Focus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Micro Focus
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Micro Focus within the UK.

Micro Focus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Micro Focus
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Micro Focus within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Micro Focus Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Micro Focus
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Micro Focus within the UK.

Micro Focus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Micro Focus
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Micro Focus within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 28 £300 - 2
Lancashire - 12 £250 - 1
North West - 12 £250 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 8 £250 -
West Midlands -19 5 - -
North East -39 5 £305 -27.38%
Warwickshire - 5 - -
South East -11 4 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -43 4 £305 -27.38%
Tyne and Wear -44 4 £305 -27.38%
Oxfordshire - 4 £325 -
Wales +12 2 - -
South Wales +2 2 - -
Cardiff -2 2 - -
London -7 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £240 -
Blackpool - 1 - - 1
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Gaydon - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £240 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £240 -

Micro Focus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Micro Focus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Micro Focus.

1 76 (89.41%) COBOL
2 59 (69.41%) Linux
3 50 (58.82%) Oracle
4 45 (52.94%) Tuxedo
5 33 (38.82%) Java
6 31 (36.47%) VME
7 29 (34.12%) Oracle Database
8 27 (31.76%) C
9 23 (27.06%) Shell Script
10 22 (25.88%) Red Hat
10 22 (25.88%) Mainframe
10 22 (25.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (24.71%) Eclipse
12 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (23.53%) Finance
12 20 (23.53%) Visual Studio
13 19 (22.35%) Unix
13 19 (22.35%) Migration
14 18 (21.18%) Bash Shell
15 17 (20.00%) Clustering
16 16 (18.82%) Middleware
16 16 (18.82%) Waterfall
17 15 (17.65%) Relational Database
17 15 (17.65%) RDBMS
18 14 (16.47%) Project Management
18 14 (16.47%) C#
19 13 (15.29%) Risk Management
20 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
21 11 (12.94%) C++
21 11 (12.94%) Oracle Reports

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (52.94%) Tuxedo
2 6 (7.06%) Apache
2 6 (7.06%) CICS
2 6 (7.06%) IIS
2 6 (7.06%) TPMS
2 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.71%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) FTP
1 6 (7.06%) SSL
1 6 (7.06%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.18%) 802.11
2 1 (1.18%) BGP
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.18%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.18%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) IPsec
2 1 (1.18%) IPv6
2 1 (1.18%) LAN
2 1 (1.18%) OSPF
2 1 (1.18%) SNMP
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.18%) VLAN
2 1 (1.18%) VPN
2 1 (1.18%) WAN
2 1 (1.18%) Wireless
2 1 (1.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.12%) Oracle Database
2 15 (17.65%) RDBMS
2 15 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 6 (7.06%) DB2
5 6 (7.06%) Easytrieve
5 6 (7.06%) MS Access
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Eclipse
2 20 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 8 (9.41%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (7.06%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (1.18%) Hudson
5 1 (1.18%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.18%) Maven
5 1 (1.18%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.18%) Toad
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Automotive
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (58.82%) Developer
2 21 (24.71%) COBOL Developer
3 9 (10.59%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (9.41%) Test Manager
5 7 (8.24%) Test Assurance Manager
6 6 (7.06%) Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Applications Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.06%) Technical Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.53%) C Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.53%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Data Centre Operator
9 2 (2.35%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.35%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) Middleware
2 9 (10.59%) XML
3 8 (9.41%) Web Services
4 6 (7.06%) .NET
4 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.06%) ISPF
5 3 (3.53%) J2EE
6 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.18%) HTML
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.18%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Mainframe
2 17 (20.00%) Clustering
3 6 (7.06%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (7.06%) VSAM
4 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (69.41%) Linux
2 31 (36.47%) VME
3 22 (25.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (22.35%) Unix
5 7 (8.24%) SUSE
6 6 (7.06%) MVS
7 5 (5.88%) AIX
8 4 (4.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) Migration
3 16 (18.82%) Waterfall
4 14 (16.47%) Project Management
5 13 (15.29%) Risk Management
6 9 (10.59%) Supplier Management
7 8 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.24%) Automated Testing
8 7 (8.24%) ITIL
8 7 (8.24%) Re-Platforming
9 6 (7.06%) Test Management
10 4 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.71%) Test Scripting
11 3 (3.53%) Data Centre Operations
11 3 (3.53%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.53%) Release Management
11 3 (3.53%) Scrum
11 3 (3.53%) Service Management
12 2 (2.35%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 76 (89.41%) COBOL
2 33 (38.82%) Java
3 27 (31.76%) C
4 23 (27.06%) Shell Script
5 18 (21.18%) Bash Shell
6 14 (16.47%) C#
7 11 (12.94%) C++
8 9 (10.59%) JCL
9 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
10 6 (7.06%) Assembly Language
10 6 (7.06%) CLIST
10 6 (7.06%) Perl
10 6 (7.06%) REXX
10 6 (7.06%) VBA
11 4 (4.71%) Smalltalk
12 3 (3.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 50 (58.82%) Oracle
2 22 (25.88%) Red Hat
3 11 (12.94%) IBM
4 7 (8.24%) Fujitsu
5 6 (7.06%) CA
5 6 (7.06%) ICL
5 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.71%) SAP
7 2 (2.35%) BMC
7 2 (2.35%) BT
7 2 (2.35%) HP
7 2 (2.35%) Xerox
8 1 (1.18%) Aruba
8 1 (1.18%) Avaya
8 1 (1.18%) Brocade
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco
8 1 (1.18%) NetScout
8 1 (1.18%) Palo Alto
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