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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pega
Rank 487 581 391
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -190
Contract jobs citing Pega 125 13 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.024% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.054% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 7 99
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £660 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
25227 24253 21926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.19% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14386 13725 11583
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1045 1183
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 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 26 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 6 May 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 +86 115 £500 +11.11% 8
London +41 54 £500 -4.76% 5
West Midlands +24 42 £500 +33.33%
Shropshire +15 27 £500 -4.76%
Telford +10 20 £520 -0.95%
City of London +24 7 £475 -20.83% 1
Midlands - 6 - -
Birmingham -1 5 £475 +26.66%
Manchester - 4 £613 -
North West - 4 £613 -
Scotland - 4 £450 - 2
Yorkshire -8 3 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £525 -
South East - 3 £313 -
Sheffield - 3 £500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £500 - 2
Croydon - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £313 -
Walsall - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £225 -
Berkshire - 2 £313 -
East of England - 2 £225 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Chichester - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £225 -

Pega
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 84 (40.98%) Oracle
2 65 (31.71%) Java
3 58 (28.29%) Waterfall
4 57 (27.80%) J2EE
4 57 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (27.32%) Data Modelling
6 55 (26.83%) WebLogic
7 51 (24.88%) SQL
8 48 (23.41%) UNIX
9 46 (22.44%) RUP
10 29 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (14.15%) Informatica
10 29 (14.15%) Banking
11 28 (13.66%) Shell Script
12 27 (13.17%) webMethods
12 27 (13.17%) Test Strategy
13 26 (12.68%) OO
14 25 (12.20%) BEA
15 24 (11.71%) Workflow
15 24 (11.71%) Perl
15 24 (11.71%) PL/SQL
16 23 (11.22%) Business Objects
17 22 (10.73%) Finance
18 21 (10.24%) Data Analysis
19 20 (9.76%) Configuration Management
19 20 (9.76%) CRM
19 20 (9.76%) Oracle Database
20 19 (9.27%) Scrum
20 19 (9.27%) Problem Management
21 18 (8.78%) Systems Analysis

Pega
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 55 (26.83%) WebLogic
2 16 (7.80%) Documentum
3 10 (4.88%) SAS
4 6 (2.93%) AquaLogic
4 6 (2.93%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.44%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.95%) JBoss
6 4 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.46%) Captiva
7 3 (1.46%) FileNet
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.98%) PegaRULES
8 2 (0.98%) Drupal
8 2 (0.98%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.98%) Tornado
8 2 (0.98%) WildFly
8 2 (0.98%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.98%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 14 (6.83%) MS Office
2 9 (4.39%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (6.83%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.98%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.95%) DNS
1 4 (1.95%) SAN
1 4 (1.95%) DHCP
1 4 (1.95%) HTTP
1 4 (1.95%) NAS
2 3 (1.46%) VPN
2 3 (1.46%) DMZ
2 3 (1.46%) Firewall
3 2 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.76%) Oracle Database
2 12 (5.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.93%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.95%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.46%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.46%) Big Data
6 3 (1.46%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.98%) MySQL
7 2 (0.98%) Infinispan
7 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.98%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.98%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.98%) Redis
7 2 (0.98%) Riak
7 2 (0.98%) DB2
7 2 (0.98%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (4.88%) CA Gen
2 9 (4.39%) Lombardi
3 5 (2.44%) JIRA
3 5 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.95%) SonarQube
4 4 (1.95%) Selenium
5 3 (1.46%) JUnit
5 3 (1.46%) ERwin
5 3 (1.46%) Maven
6 2 (0.98%) JMeter
6 2 (0.98%) Gradle
6 2 (0.98%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.98%) Mocha
6 2 (0.98%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.49%) Subversion
7 1 (0.49%) Ant
7 1 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 29 (14.15%) Banking
2 22 (10.73%) Finance
3 15 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.90%) Retail
6 5 (2.44%) Back Office
7 4 (1.95%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.95%) Billing
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 70 (34.15%) Architect
2 51 (24.88%) Analyst
3 42 (20.49%) Developer
3 42 (20.49%) Business Analyst
4 12 (5.85%) Requirements Analyst
5 9 (4.39%) Senior Architect
5 9 (4.39%) SAS Developer
6 8 (3.90%) Systems Architect
6 8 (3.90%) Technical Architect
7 6 (2.93%) Consultant
7 6 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (2.93%) Senior Developer
7 6 (2.93%) Project Manager
7 6 (2.93%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (2.93%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (2.93%) Project Analyst
7 6 (2.93%) Lead Architect
8 5 (2.44%) Lead Business Analyst
8 5 (2.44%) Business Requirements Analyst
8 5 (2.44%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (27.80%) J2EE
2 13 (6.34%) Web Services
3 10 (4.88%) Middleware
4 7 (3.41%) XML
4 7 (3.41%) .NET
5 6 (2.93%) JMS
6 5 (2.44%) SOAP
6 5 (2.44%) Struts
6 5 (2.44%) CSS
7 4 (1.95%) JSP
7 4 (1.95%) Servlets
7 4 (1.95%) HTML
7 4 (1.95%) SAX
7 4 (1.95%) Spring
8 3 (1.46%) jQuery
8 3 (1.46%) HTML5
9 2 (0.98%) Memcached
9 2 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.98%) REST
9 2 (0.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.41%) Reference Data
3 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.95%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.95%) Thin Client
4 4 (1.95%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.95%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.46%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.46%) Open Source
5 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.46%) CESG
6 2 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (0.98%) Tandem
6 2 (0.98%) W3C
6 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.98%) User Experience
6 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.49%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.41%) UNIX
2 13 (6.34%) Windows
3 7 (3.41%) Linux
4 4 (1.95%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.46%) SUSE
6 2 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.29%) Waterfall
2 57 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (27.32%) Data Modelling
4 46 (22.44%) RUP
5 29 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (13.17%) Test Strategy
7 26 (12.68%) OO
8 24 (11.71%) Workflow
9 21 (10.24%) Data Analysis
10 20 (9.76%) Configuration Management
10 20 (9.76%) CRM
11 19 (9.27%) Scrum
11 19 (9.27%) Problem Management
12 18 (8.78%) Systems Analysis
13 16 (7.80%) Migration
14 15 (7.32%) SOA
15 14 (6.83%) UML
16 13 (6.34%) Technical Architecture
17 12 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (5.37%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (31.71%) Java
2 51 (24.88%) SQL
3 28 (13.66%) Shell Script
4 24 (11.71%) Perl
4 24 (11.71%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.93%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.98%) Ruby
6 2 (0.98%) Python
6 2 (0.98%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (3.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.46%) Degree
4 2 (0.98%) CCSA
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB
5 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) EMIR
1 5 (2.44%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (1.95%) FATCA
3 2 (0.98%) MiFID
3 2 (0.98%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.95%) Varnish
3 4 (1.95%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.98%) vCloud
4 2 (0.98%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (1.95%) Puppet
2 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.98%) CA LISA
2 2 (0.98%) HAProxy
2 2 (0.98%) Ansible
2 2 (0.98%) logstash
2 2 (0.98%) Salt
2 2 (0.98%) Kibana
2 2 (0.98%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 84 (40.98%) Oracle
2 29 (14.15%) Informatica
3 27 (13.17%) webMethods
4 25 (12.20%) BEA
5 23 (11.22%) Business Objects
6 16 (7.80%) IBM
7 7 (3.41%) VMware
8 5 (2.44%) Citrix
8 5 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.95%) HP
9 4 (1.95%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.46%) Twitter
10 3 (1.46%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.46%) SAP
11 2 (0.98%) Chordiant
11 2 (0.98%) Vitria
11 2 (0.98%) CA
11 2 (0.98%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.98%) Splunk
11 2 (0.98%) Amdocs
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