The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Pega products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pega over the 3 months to 30 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Pegasystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pega
Rank 501 591 427
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -164
Contract jobs citing Pega 128 24 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.044% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.098% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 9 92
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £312 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £565 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £323 £505
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -36.13%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24962 24573 23789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 44.94% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14721 13575 12861
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 1080 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.89 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

Pega
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pega within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Pega Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Pega
Daily Rate Trend

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

Pega Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Pega
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pega within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Pega Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Pega
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Pega Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Pega
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 Pega within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +70 121 £494 +49.62% 6
London +56 64 £540 -1.81% 2
South East - 28 £500 - 1
West Midlands +13 19 £465 -
Telford +5 13 £465 -
Shropshire +4 13 £465 -
Berkshire - 11 £370 -
City of London +2 10 £551 +15.89% 1
Hampshire - 10 £500 -
Croydon - 8 £450 -
Scotland +4 6 £290 -35.55% 2
Edinburgh -2 6 £290 -35.55%
Worthing - 6 £400 -
West Sussex - 6 £400 -
East of England - 5 £325 -
Basingstoke - 4 £500 -
Bracknell - 4 £388 -
Chelmsford - 3 £325 -
Essex - 3 £325 -
Midlands - 2 - -
Hook - 2 £500 -
Reading - 2 £538 -
Walsall - 2 £550 -
Winchester - 2 £500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £475 -
Halifax -2 1 £373 +18.41%
West Yorkshire -27 1 £373 +18.41%
Yorkshire -32 1 £373 +18.41% 2
North West - 1 £525 -
South West - 1 £356 -

Pega
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Pega 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 Pega.

1 109 (41.44%) Oracle
2 86 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (29.66%) Java
4 73 (27.76%) WebLogic
5 66 (25.10%) Waterfall
6 65 (24.71%) SQL
7 60 (22.81%) J2EE
8 53 (20.15%) Data Modelling
9 52 (19.77%) RUP
10 44 (16.73%) UNIX
11 40 (15.21%) Banking
11 40 (15.21%) Workflow
11 40 (15.21%) SDLC
12 33 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (12.55%) IBM
13 31 (11.79%) OO
13 31 (11.79%) Finance
14 29 (11.03%) Informatica
14 29 (11.03%) webMethods
15 27 (10.27%) BEA
15 27 (10.27%) CRM
15 27 (10.27%) Data Analysis
16 26 (9.89%) Perl
17 25 (9.51%) PL/SQL
17 25 (9.51%) Shell Script
17 25 (9.51%) Scrum
17 25 (9.51%) Test Strategy
18 24 (9.13%) Systems Analysis
19 23 (8.75%) Configuration Management
19 23 (8.75%) SOA

Pega
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Pega 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 Pega. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 73 (27.76%) WebLogic
2 18 (6.84%) Documentum
3 14 (5.32%) JBoss
3 14 (5.32%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.18%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.18%) SAS
5 10 (3.80%) WebLogic Portal
6 9 (3.42%) Confluence
7 8 (3.04%) WebSphere Portal
7 8 (3.04%) nginx
7 8 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (3.04%) Apache
8 7 (2.66%) iPlanet
8 7 (2.66%) AquaLogic
8 7 (2.66%) GlassFish
8 7 (2.66%) Jetty
8 7 (2.66%) Alfresco
8 7 (2.66%) Mule
8 7 (2.66%) Tornado
8 7 (2.66%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (5.70%) MS Office
2 9 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (7.98%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (3.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.38%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.04%) OpenShift
2 4 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.14%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.76%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.42%) HTTP
2 8 (3.04%) OpenLDAP
3 5 (1.90%) NAS
3 5 (1.90%) DHCP
3 5 (1.90%) DNS
3 5 (1.90%) SAN
4 4 (1.52%) DMZ
4 4 (1.52%) VPN
4 4 (1.52%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) LDAP
5 1 (0.38%) LAN
5 1 (0.38%) WAN
5 1 (0.38%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.37%) BusinessObjects
1 22 (8.37%) Oracle Database
2 13 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.04%) MySQL
4 7 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.66%) InterSystems Cache
4 7 (2.66%) Infinispan
4 7 (2.66%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.66%) Redis
4 7 (2.66%) Riak
5 6 (2.28%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.90%) DB2
7 3 (1.14%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.14%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.14%) Big Data
8 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.76%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (6.46%) CA Gen
2 13 (4.94%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.94%) JIRA
3 12 (4.56%) Selenium
3 12 (4.56%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.56%) SonarQube
4 10 (3.80%) Lombardi
5 9 (3.42%) Maven
6 8 (3.04%) JMeter
6 8 (3.04%) JUnit
6 8 (3.04%) Mocha
6 8 (3.04%) Gerrit
6 8 (3.04%) Gradle
6 8 (3.04%) Artifactory
7 5 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.14%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.14%) ERwin
9 2 (0.76%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.38%) Ant
10 1 (0.38%) Toad
General
1 40 (15.21%) Banking
2 31 (11.79%) Finance
3 19 (7.22%) Marketing
4 17 (6.46%) Investment Banking
5 15 (5.70%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.94%) Billing
7 11 (4.18%) Back Office
8 8 (3.04%) Retail
9 5 (1.90%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.14%) Advertising
11 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.38%) German Language
11 1 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (41.44%) Architect
2 62 (23.57%) Analyst
3 49 (18.63%) Developer
4 44 (16.73%) Business Analyst
5 20 (7.60%) Systems Architect
6 17 (6.46%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (6.08%) Lead Architect
8 15 (5.70%) Project Manager
8 15 (5.70%) Designer
9 12 (4.56%) Requirements Analyst
10 11 (4.18%) Consultant
11 10 (3.80%) SAS Developer
12 9 (3.42%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.42%) Solutions Designer
13 8 (3.04%) Senior Developer
14 7 (2.66%) Test Analyst
15 6 (2.28%) Business Architect
15 6 (2.28%) Java Architect
15 6 (2.28%) CRM Architect
15 6 (2.28%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (22.81%) J2EE
2 18 (6.84%) Web Services
3 13 (4.94%) CSS
4 11 (4.18%) HTML
4 11 (4.18%) Middleware
5 10 (3.80%) Struts
5 10 (3.80%) .NET
5 10 (3.80%) Spring
5 10 (3.80%) WebCenter
6 9 (3.42%) HTML5
6 9 (3.42%) XML
6 9 (3.42%) CSS3
7 8 (3.04%) JSP
7 8 (3.04%) Servlets
7 8 (3.04%) Drools
8 7 (2.66%) YAML
8 7 (2.66%) jQuery
8 7 (2.66%) Apache CXF
8 7 (2.66%) Memcached
8 7 (2.66%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.56%) User Experience
2 10 (3.80%) Reference Data
3 9 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.04%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.66%) W3C
5 7 (2.66%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.28%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.90%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.90%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.52%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.52%) Social Media
8 4 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.52%) CESG
8 4 (1.52%) Tandem
9 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.38%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.73%) UNIX
2 18 (6.84%) Windows
3 12 (4.56%) Linux
3 12 (4.56%) Ubuntu
4 8 (3.04%) CentOS
5 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (25.10%) Waterfall
3 53 (20.15%) Data Modelling
4 52 (19.77%) RUP
5 40 (15.21%) Workflow
5 40 (15.21%) SDLC
6 33 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (11.79%) OO
8 27 (10.27%) CRM
8 27 (10.27%) Data Analysis
9 25 (9.51%) Scrum
9 25 (9.51%) Test Strategy
10 24 (9.13%) Systems Analysis
11 23 (8.75%) SOA
11 23 (8.75%) Configuration Management
12 22 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (7.22%) Open Source
13 19 (7.22%) Technical Architecture
14 17 (6.46%) Problem Management
14 17 (6.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 78 (29.66%) Java
2 65 (24.71%) SQL
3 26 (9.89%) Perl
4 25 (9.51%) PL/SQL
4 25 (9.51%) Shell Script
5 14 (5.32%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.52%) C#
6 4 (1.52%) ABAP
6 4 (1.52%) Python
6 4 (1.52%) Ruby
7 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (6.08%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.70%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.66%) ISEB
4 3 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.14%) Degree
5 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CCNP
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.28%) EMIR
1 6 (2.28%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (1.90%) FATCA
3 4 (1.52%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) MiFID
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (4.94%) Active Directory
1 13 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.18%) Varnish
3 8 (3.04%) vCloud
4 7 (2.66%) Squid
5 5 (1.90%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (4.56%) Puppet
2 10 (3.80%) Netcool
3 8 (3.04%) ZABBIX
3 8 (3.04%) HAProxy
3 8 (3.04%) Ansible
3 8 (3.04%) logstash
3 8 (3.04%) Salt
3 8 (3.04%) Kibana
3 8 (3.04%) Rundeck
4 4 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.52%) CA LISA
5 3 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 109 (41.44%) Oracle
2 33 (12.55%) IBM
3 29 (11.03%) Informatica
3 29 (11.03%) webMethods
4 27 (10.27%) BEA
5 14 (5.32%) VMware
6 13 (4.94%) Adobe
7 12 (4.56%) Amdocs
7 12 (4.56%) TIBCO
8 11 (4.18%) Remedy
9 10 (3.80%) Infovista
9 10 (3.80%) BMC
10 9 (3.42%) Sitecore
11 8 (3.04%) Splunk
11 8 (3.04%) Twitter
11 8 (3.04%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.04%) HP
12 6 (2.28%) Citrix
13 4 (1.52%) Microsoft
13 4 (1.52%) SAP