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 October 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.

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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pega
Rank 564 462 487
Rank change year-on-year
-102 +25
Contract jobs citing Pega 37 108 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.45% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 61 46
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £438 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £700 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £480 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £90.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 -

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
26075 23900 25528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.85% 46.25% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15314 13568 13213
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1246 1152 1307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 October 2014.

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 19 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 October 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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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 -102 25 £450 -18.18% 12
London -75 10 £418 -24.09% 5
Scotland +2 7 £450 - 1
West Midlands -9 4 £438 -6.41% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 2
City of London -5 2 £455 -17.27% 1
South East -20 2 £400 +95.12% 1
Walsall - 2 £381 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
East of England - - - -

Pega
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 16 (25.40%) Java
2 15 (23.81%) Web Services
2 15 (23.81%) SOA
3 11 (17.46%) BPMN
4 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (15.87%) Finance
4 10 (15.87%) Oracle
5 9 (14.29%) SQL
5 9 (14.29%) XML
5 9 (14.29%) UNIX
5 9 (14.29%) JBoss
5 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.29%) Banking
6 8 (12.70%) Data Modelling
7 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.11%) Use Case
7 7 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 7 (11.11%) Workflow
8 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
8 6 (9.52%) Retail
8 6 (9.52%) CRM
8 6 (9.52%) IBM
9 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
9 5 (7.94%) J2EE
9 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
9 5 (7.94%) JRules
9 5 (7.94%) jBPM
9 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.94%) Drools

Pega
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 9 (14.29%) JBoss
2 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 3 (4.76%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) AquaLogic
4 2 (3.17%) Sonic ESB
5 1 (1.59%) Documentum
5 1 (1.59%) SAS
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Cordys
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle BRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.59%) Toad
2 1 (1.59%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.59%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.59%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.52%) Retail
4 4 (6.35%) Marketing
5 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Front Office
7 1 (1.59%) Back Office
7 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Architect
2 13 (20.63%) Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Business Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Consultant
6 8 (12.70%) Senior Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Support Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Development Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Java Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Integration Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Programme Manager
10 1 (1.59%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) Web Services
2 9 (14.29%) XML
3 5 (7.94%) J2EE
3 5 (7.94%) JRules
3 5 (7.94%) jBPM
3 5 (7.94%) Drools
3 5 (7.94%) REST
4 4 (6.35%) HTML
4 4 (6.35%) CSS
4 4 (6.35%) Struts
5 3 (4.76%) Java EE
5 3 (4.76%) OSGi
6 2 (3.17%) .NET
6 2 (3.17%) Middleware
6 2 (3.17%) JMS
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.59%) JSP
7 1 (1.59%) Servlets
7 1 (1.59%) SOAP
7 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) UNIX
2 4 (6.35%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) SOA
2 11 (17.46%) BPMN
3 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.70%) Data Modelling
5 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 7 (11.11%) Use Case
5 7 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 7 (11.11%) Workflow
6 6 (9.52%) CRM
7 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.35%) UML
8 4 (6.35%) OO
8 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.76%) Project Management
9 3 (4.76%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) Java
2 9 (14.29%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.59%) C#
5 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) ISEB
2 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) MiFID
3 1 (1.59%) EMIR
3 1 (1.59%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) IBM
3 4 (6.35%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) BEA
4 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.76%) Open Text
4 3 (4.76%) Metastorm
5 2 (3.17%) webMethods
5 2 (3.17%) Informatica
6 1 (1.59%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.59%) Adobe
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.59%) Vitria
6 1 (1.59%) Sybase
6 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.59%) Alterian
6 1 (1.59%) Unica
6 1 (1.59%) Epiphany
6 1 (1.59%) Infor
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