The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Perforce 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 Perforce over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Perforce Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perforce
Rank 496 471 510
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +39
Contract jobs citing Perforce 91 73 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 41
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £338 £445
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -24.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.13 £41.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.40%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

Perforce
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Perforce Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Perforce
Daily Rate Trend

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

Perforce Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Perforce
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perforce within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Perforce Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Perforce
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Perforce Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Perforce
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 Perforce within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -71 86 £475 +5.55% 25
London -15 53 £525 +5.00% 8
Leeds -9 16 £320 +18.51% 3
West Yorkshire -13 16 £320 +18.51% 3
Yorkshire -14 16 £320 +18.51% 3
City of London -12 15 £500 +11.11% 1
South East -12 9 £325 -7.14% 4
Cambridgeshire -4 8 £320 - 6
East of England -20 8 £320 - 7
Cambridge +7 7 £320 - 5
Buckinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Glasgow +8 1 - -
Scotland -8 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £425 -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Chester - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Crawley - - - - 2
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Cornwall - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -

Perforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Perforce 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 Perforce.

1 70 (45.75%) Subversion
2 69 (45.10%) Java
3 51 (33.33%) Ant
3 51 (33.33%) Linux
4 50 (32.68%) Oracle
5 49 (32.03%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (31.37%) C++
7 47 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (30.07%) Python
9 45 (29.41%) XML
10 37 (24.18%) Scrum
11 35 (22.88%) HTML
12 33 (21.57%) Perl
13 32 (20.92%) J2EE
14 31 (20.26%) C
14 31 (20.26%) UNIX
14 31 (20.26%) Maven
15 30 (19.61%) Web Services
15 30 (19.61%) SQL
16 29 (18.95%) SOAP
17 27 (17.65%) XSL
17 27 (17.65%) Windows
17 27 (17.65%) WSDL
17 27 (17.65%) Content Management
17 27 (17.65%) TDD
18 25 (16.34%) XSD
19 24 (15.69%) E-Commerce
19 24 (15.69%) ERP
19 24 (15.69%) C#
19 24 (15.69%) Software Engineering

Perforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Perforce 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 Perforce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.15%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.27%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (2.61%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.96%) Mule
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.65%) CICS
7 1 (0.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) Maya
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (9.15%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) Internet
2 5 (3.27%) RTP
2 5 (3.27%) SNMP
3 4 (2.61%) HTTP
3 4 (2.61%) Broadband
4 3 (1.96%) NFC
5 2 (1.31%) CDMA
6 1 (0.65%) DNS
6 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) Oracle Database
2 14 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.15%) DB2
3 12 (7.84%) Oracle9i Database
3 12 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.27%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.27%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.96%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.31%) MySQL
7 2 (1.31%) QlikView
8 1 (0.65%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 70 (45.75%) Subversion
2 51 (33.33%) Ant
3 31 (20.26%) Maven
4 22 (14.38%) Visual Studio
5 17 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 15 (9.80%) JIRA
7 13 (8.50%) JUnit
8 12 (7.84%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (7.84%) TeamCity
9 11 (7.19%) Mercurial
10 10 (6.54%) ClearCase
11 9 (5.88%) Git (software)
11 9 (5.88%) MSBuild
12 8 (5.23%) Eclipse
13 5 (3.27%) CruiseControl
13 5 (3.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (3.27%) Build Forge
14 4 (2.61%) Rhino Mocks
14 4 (2.61%) Moq
14 4 (2.61%) NUnit
General
1 24 (15.69%) Retail
2 23 (15.03%) Finance
2 23 (15.03%) Banking
3 17 (11.11%) Front Office
4 12 (7.84%) Investment Banking
5 10 (6.54%) Games
6 5 (3.27%) Electronics
7 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (54.25%) Developer
2 17 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 15 (9.80%) Release Manager
4 14 (9.15%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (6.54%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.23%) C# Developer
7 6 (3.92%) Build and Release Manager
7 6 (3.92%) Python Developer
7 6 (3.92%) Build Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (3.27%) Release Engineer
8 5 (3.27%) Front Office Developer
8 5 (3.27%) Programmer
8 5 (3.27%) Build and Release Engineer
9 4 (2.61%) WPF Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Analyst
10 3 (1.96%) .NET Developer
10 3 (1.96%) C++ Developer
10 3 (1.96%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (29.41%) XML
2 35 (22.88%) HTML
3 32 (20.92%) J2EE
4 30 (19.61%) Web Services
5 29 (18.95%) SOAP
6 27 (17.65%) XSL
6 27 (17.65%) WSDL
7 25 (16.34%) XSD
8 24 (15.69%) RESTful
9 17 (11.11%) .NET
10 13 (8.50%) Struts
11 12 (7.84%) Oracle ADF
12 11 (7.19%) CSS
13 9 (5.88%) XSLT
13 9 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 8 (5.23%) WCF
15 7 (4.58%) Spring
15 7 (4.58%) WPF
15 7 (4.58%) jQuery
15 7 (4.58%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.69%) Social Media
1 24 (15.69%) iPad
2 18 (11.76%) Derivative
3 13 (8.50%) Fixed Income
4 10 (6.54%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.27%) Streaming Video
6 5 (3.27%) IPTV
6 5 (3.27%) MPEG
6 5 (3.27%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (2.61%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.96%) Handset
8 3 (1.96%) RIA
9 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.31%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.31%) Statistics
10 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.65%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.33%) Linux
2 31 (20.26%) UNIX
3 27 (17.65%) Windows
4 13 (8.50%) Windows 7
4 13 (8.50%) Windows XP
5 7 (4.58%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.61%) Android
6 4 (2.61%) Solaris
7 3 (1.96%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.03%) Continuous Integration
2 47 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.18%) Scrum
4 27 (17.65%) Content Management
4 27 (17.65%) TDD
5 24 (15.69%) E-Commerce
5 24 (15.69%) ERP
5 24 (15.69%) Software Engineering
5 24 (15.69%) Waterfall
6 18 (11.76%) OO
7 14 (9.15%) SOA
8 13 (8.50%) Configuration Management
9 12 (7.84%) OOD
10 8 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.58%) UML
12 6 (3.92%) Analytics
12 6 (3.92%) Unit Testing
13 5 (3.27%) Release Management
13 5 (3.27%) Test Strategy
13 5 (3.27%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (45.10%) Java
2 48 (31.37%) C++
3 46 (30.07%) Python
4 33 (21.57%) Perl
5 31 (20.26%) C
6 30 (19.61%) SQL
7 24 (15.69%) C#
8 20 (13.07%) PL/SQL
9 14 (9.15%) COBOL
9 14 (9.15%) JavaScript
10 13 (8.50%) Scala
11 12 (7.84%) Groovy
12 7 (4.58%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.27%) XPath
13 5 (3.27%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.27%) UnrealScript
14 4 (2.61%) VBScript
15 2 (1.31%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.31%) Korn
16 1 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (8.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.31%) PhD
3 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.80%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) WCAG
2 1 (0.65%) COBIT
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) KVM
1 2 (1.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) Control-M
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (32.68%) Oracle
2 24 (15.69%) ATG
2 24 (15.69%) Endeca
3 15 (9.80%) IBM
4 12 (7.84%) JBoss
5 10 (6.54%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.58%) Infragistics
7 6 (3.92%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.61%) AccuRev
8 4 (2.61%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.61%) DataSynapse
9 3 (1.96%) Cognos
10 1 (0.65%) FatWire
10 1 (0.65%) HP
10 1 (0.65%) Informatica
10 1 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.65%) Sencha
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