The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pega
Rank 559 424 510
Rank change year-on-year
-135 +86
Contract jobs citing Pega 21 147 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.61% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 89 38
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£450 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £395 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £505 £500
% change year-on-year
-37.62% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24568 24017 27034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.11% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13640 13020 13682
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1070 1195 1387
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 23 July 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 27 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 23 July 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 -132 20 £403 -23.33% 3
London -86 6 £588 +4.44% 1
Yorkshire +3 5 £315 -37.62% 1
City of London +5 2 £613 +32.25%
Scotland -20 1 £450 +24.13%
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Poole - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -

Pega
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 7 (20.00%) UNIX
4 6 (17.14%) J2EE
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.14%) Retail
4 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.29%) RUP
5 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 5 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) BEA
6 4 (11.43%) IBM
6 4 (11.43%) OO
6 4 (11.43%) Perl
6 4 (11.43%) CRM
6 4 (11.43%) webMethods
7 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.57%) XML
7 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 3 (8.57%) SOA
7 3 (8.57%) ISEB
7 3 (8.57%) Informatica
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
7 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
7 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
7 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.57%) BPMN
7 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing

Pega
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.86%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.86%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (2.86%) CA Gen
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Retail
4 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Back Office
6 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.71%) CRM Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Siebel Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) J2EE
2 3 (8.57%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.86%) JRules
3 1 (2.86%) jBPM
3 1 (2.86%) Drools
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
2 5 (14.29%) RUP
3 4 (11.43%) CRM
3 4 (11.43%) OO
4 3 (8.57%) SOA
4 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.57%) BPMN
4 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Propensity Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) Use Case
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Business Development
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) BEA
3 4 (11.43%) IBM
3 4 (11.43%) webMethods
4 3 (8.57%) Informatica
5 2 (5.71%) Teradata
5 2 (5.71%) Actimize
5 2 (5.71%) SmartStream
6 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.86%) JBoss
6 1 (2.86%) Siebel
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