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 12 February 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 Pegasystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pega
Rank 412 519 541
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +22
Contract jobs citing Pega 218 93 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.18% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.99% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 44 22
Average daily rate £500 £520 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £429 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.45%
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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 24 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +113 205 £500 -3.84% 25
West Midlands +47 139 £513 +5.12% 3
Shropshire +10 106 £513 +7.89% 2
Telford +12 84 £525 +10.52% 2
London +20 47 £480 -8.57% 10
Scotland +4 11 £340 - 3
East of England - 9 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £450 -
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £450 -
Edinburgh - 8 £488 -
Birmingham 0 5 - -
South East +20 4 - - 7
Worthing - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 - -
City of London +35 3 £475 -13.63% 3
Midlands -3 3 £563 +21.62%
West Yorkshire -13 3 £405 -9.79%
Yorkshire -24 3 £405 -9.79% 4
Halifax +3 2 £405 -9.79%
Glasgow - 2 £300 - 3
Stirling +4 1 £340 -
West Drayton - 1 £450 -
Bradford - 1 £401 -
Shrewsbury - 1 £700 -

Pega
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 132 (35.58%) Unix
2 130 (35.04%) Oracle
3 115 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (29.65%) Java
5 102 (27.49%) SQL
6 97 (26.15%) WebLogic
7 95 (25.61%) RUP
8 87 (23.45%) Waterfall
9 85 (22.91%) Shell Script
10 75 (20.22%) Informatica
10 75 (20.22%) J2EE
11 66 (17.79%) webMethods
12 64 (17.25%) Perl
13 60 (16.17%) PL/SQL
14 58 (15.63%) Data Modelling
15 53 (14.29%) BEA
15 53 (14.29%) ClearCase
15 53 (14.29%) OO
16 49 (13.21%) Test Strategy
17 47 (12.67%) Finance
18 44 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
19 40 (10.78%) Windows
19 40 (10.78%) CA Gen
20 39 (10.51%) Scrum
21 36 (9.70%) Oracle OWB
21 36 (9.70%) CRM
21 36 (9.70%) SDLC
22 35 (9.43%) BusinessObjects
22 35 (9.43%) ClearQuest
23 34 (9.16%) VMware

Pega
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 97 (26.15%) WebLogic
2 31 (8.36%) Documentum
3 29 (7.82%) JBoss
4 19 (5.12%) Captiva
4 19 (5.12%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.23%) Apache
6 9 (2.43%) Sonic ESB
7 8 (2.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (1.35%) Confluence
8 5 (1.35%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.81%) SAS
9 3 (0.81%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.27%) AquaLogic
10 1 (0.27%) CMS
10 1 (0.27%) FileNet
10 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (5.93%) MS Office
2 14 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.70%) Open Workbench
4 6 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.35%) MS Project
6 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.27%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.27%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.08%) HTTP
1 4 (1.08%) Network Security
2 1 (0.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.70%) Oracle OWB
2 35 (9.43%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (4.58%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.70%) Big Data
5 9 (2.43%) DB2
6 7 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.62%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.62%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.27%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 53 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 40 (10.78%) CA Gen
3 35 (9.43%) ClearQuest
4 15 (4.04%) JIRA
5 5 (1.35%) PVCS
6 4 (1.08%) Ant
6 4 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.08%) Maven
6 4 (1.08%) Subversion
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.27%) ERwin
8 1 (0.27%) JUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.27%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (12.67%) Finance
2 31 (8.36%) Banking
3 17 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.96%) Retail
5 6 (1.62%) Back Office
6 3 (0.81%) Billing
6 3 (0.81%) Marketing
6 3 (0.81%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) German Language
8 1 (0.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 134 (36.12%) Architect
2 98 (26.42%) Developer
3 54 (14.56%) Analyst
4 30 (8.09%) Business Analyst
5 27 (7.28%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (5.66%) Software Architect
7 18 (4.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 16 (4.31%) Lead Developer
9 15 (4.04%) Technical Architect
10 14 (3.77%) Requirements Manager
10 14 (3.77%) Systems Architect
11 13 (3.50%) Consultant
11 13 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
11 13 (3.50%) Project Manager
11 13 (3.50%) Senior Architect
12 12 (3.23%) Lead Architect
12 12 (3.23%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.43%) Administrator
14 9 (2.43%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (20.22%) J2EE
2 13 (3.50%) XML
3 12 (3.23%) Web Services
4 11 (2.96%) Middleware
5 8 (2.16%) CSS
6 7 (1.89%) HTML
7 6 (1.62%) JSP
7 6 (1.62%) SOAP
8 5 (1.35%) Servlets
9 4 (1.08%) Ajax
10 3 (0.81%) .NET
10 3 (0.81%) Java EE
10 3 (0.81%) SAP PI
10 3 (0.81%) Web Dynpro
11 2 (0.54%) JMS
11 2 (0.54%) Spring
12 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.27%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (4.58%) N-Tier
2 12 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.43%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.16%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.16%) Data Integration
4 8 (2.16%) Reference Data
5 6 (1.62%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.62%) Statistics
5 6 (1.62%) User Experience
6 3 (0.81%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (0.81%) SCADA
6 3 (0.81%) Social Media
7 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.54%) iPad
8 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.27%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.27%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 132 (35.58%) Unix
2 40 (10.78%) Windows
3 26 (7.01%) Linux
4 10 (2.70%) Solaris
5 4 (1.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.54%) AIX
7 1 (0.27%) HPUX
7 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (25.61%) RUP
3 87 (23.45%) Waterfall
4 58 (15.63%) Data Modelling
5 53 (14.29%) OO
6 49 (13.21%) Test Strategy
7 44 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
8 39 (10.51%) Scrum
9 36 (9.70%) CRM
9 36 (9.70%) SDLC
10 32 (8.63%) Project Planning
11 31 (8.36%) Process Improvement
12 26 (7.01%) Software Architecture
13 25 (6.74%) Workflow
14 23 (6.20%) Configuration Management
15 21 (5.66%) Problem Management
16 20 (5.39%) Process Management
17 19 (5.12%) SOA
18 17 (4.58%) Business Analysis
18 17 (4.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (29.65%) Java
2 102 (27.49%) SQL
3 85 (22.91%) Shell Script
4 64 (17.25%) Perl
5 60 (16.17%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.08%) Korn
7 4 (1.08%) Python
7 4 (1.08%) Ruby
8 3 (0.81%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (2.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.62%) Degree
2 6 (1.62%) ISEB
2 6 (1.62%) ISTQB
2 6 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.81%) QA
2 3 (0.81%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.54%) EMIR
4 1 (0.27%) FATCA
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.16%) Docker
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 130 (35.04%) Oracle
2 75 (20.22%) Informatica
3 66 (17.79%) webMethods
4 53 (14.29%) BEA
5 34 (9.16%) VMware
6 23 (6.20%) EMC
7 14 (3.77%) Adobe
8 10 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.16%) Microsoft
9 8 (2.16%) SAP
10 7 (1.89%) IBM
11 5 (1.35%) Sybase
12 4 (1.08%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.81%) FatWire
13 3 (0.81%) Guidewire
13 3 (0.81%) hybris
13 3 (0.81%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.81%) Tumbleweed
14 2 (0.54%) Chordiant
14 2 (0.54%) Teradata
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