The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 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 Perforce Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perforce
Rank 595 522 516
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -6
Contract jobs citing Perforce 28 71 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 44 45
Average daily rate £400 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £43.50 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.64 £47.50 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £47.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -

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
21707 23357 22653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.83% 45.66% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12936 13541 12394
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £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 836 985 983
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £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%

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 13 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perforce within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Perforce Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Perforce
Top 22 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 13 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 -39 28 £400 -13.04% 8
London -31 16 £500 - 5
North West -8 6 £400 +25.39%
Manchester - 5 £400 -
Bradford +11 2 £395 -3.65%
West Yorkshire -13 2 £395 -3.95% 1
Yorkshire -17 2 £395 -3.95% 1
South West - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Chippenham - 2 - -
City of London +44 1 - - 2
South East +8 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - -
Chester 0 1 - -
Cheshire -5 1 - -
East of England -6 1 - -
Leeds -11 1 - - 1
Cambridge -14 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Perforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 46 (56.79%) Java
2 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (48.15%) Subversion
4 38 (46.91%) Git (software)
5 37 (45.68%) Linux
6 35 (43.21%) Jenkins
7 33 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (37.04%) Maven
9 28 (34.57%) SQL
10 27 (33.33%) JBoss
11 26 (32.10%) Ant
11 26 (32.10%) Spring
12 23 (28.40%) HTML
12 23 (28.40%) Web Services
13 22 (27.16%) XML
13 22 (27.16%) Oracle
14 21 (25.93%) Software Engineering
15 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
16 19 (23.46%) Configuration Management
16 19 (23.46%) TDD
16 19 (23.46%) Opscode Chef
17 17 (20.99%) Hibernate
17 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
17 17 (20.99%) Banking
18 15 (18.52%) C#
18 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce
18 15 (18.52%) DevOps
19 14 (17.28%) SDLC
19 14 (17.28%) Eclipse
19 14 (17.28%) SOAP

Perforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 27 (33.33%) JBoss
2 13 (16.05%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.64%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.41%) Apache
5 3 (3.70%) Confluence
5 3 (3.70%) Jetty
6 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.23%) CMS
7 1 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.23%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.70%) GitHub
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) HTTP
1 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.94%) Internet
3 3 (3.70%) Wireless
4 2 (2.47%) Broadband
4 2 (2.47%) Multicast
5 1 (1.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.23%) Big Data
2 1 (1.23%) DTS
2 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.23%) HBase
2 1 (1.23%) Impala
2 1 (1.23%) Informix
2 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.23%) Redis
2 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (48.15%) Subversion
2 38 (46.91%) Git (software)
3 35 (43.21%) Jenkins
4 30 (37.04%) Maven
5 26 (32.10%) Ant
6 14 (17.28%) Eclipse
7 13 (16.05%) TeamCity
8 12 (14.81%) Hudson
9 10 (12.35%) JIRA
10 8 (9.88%) Gradle
11 7 (8.64%) Selenium
11 7 (8.64%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (4.94%) Bugzilla
13 3 (3.70%) FishEye
13 3 (3.70%) GitLab
13 3 (3.70%) IntelliJ
13 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
13 3 (3.70%) VisualVM
14 2 (2.47%) Gerrit
14 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (20.99%) Banking
2 13 (16.05%) Finance
3 9 (11.11%) Front Office
3 9 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 8 (9.88%) Electronics
5 7 (8.64%) Retail
6 5 (6.17%) Games
7 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (49.38%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Configuration Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Software Configuration Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Software Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.94%) HTML Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Java Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.10%) Spring
2 23 (28.40%) HTML
2 23 (28.40%) Web Services
3 22 (27.16%) XML
4 17 (20.99%) Hibernate
5 14 (17.28%) SOAP
6 12 (14.81%) RESTful
7 9 (11.11%) WSDL
8 8 (9.88%) CSS
8 8 (9.88%) HTML5
9 7 (8.64%) J2EE
9 7 (8.64%) JSP
9 7 (8.64%) XSD
9 7 (8.64%) XSL
10 6 (7.41%) EJB
10 6 (7.41%) GWT
10 6 (7.41%) JMS
10 6 (7.41%) JSF
11 5 (6.17%) CSS3
11 5 (6.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (13.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.64%) iPad
2 7 (8.64%) Social Media
2 7 (8.64%) User Experience
3 6 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.70%) Online Games
6 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.47%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.47%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.23%) CMDB
7 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.23%) Derivative
7 1 (1.23%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.68%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Unix
2 12 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) AIX
3 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.47%) HPUX
4 2 (2.47%) Solaris
5 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 19 (23.46%) Configuration Management
4 19 (23.46%) TDD
5 15 (18.52%) DevOps
5 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 14 (17.28%) OO
6 14 (17.28%) SDLC
7 13 (16.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (14.81%) Scrum
9 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.11%) Front End Development
10 9 (11.11%) OOD
10 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (9.88%) Content Management
11 8 (9.88%) Kanban
11 8 (9.88%) SOLID
11 8 (9.88%) Web Application Development
12 7 (8.64%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.79%) Java
2 28 (34.57%) SQL
3 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.52%) C#
5 13 (16.05%) Ruby
6 12 (14.81%) Python
7 10 (12.35%) C++
8 9 (11.11%) PL/SQL
9 8 (9.88%) Groovy
10 7 (8.64%) Perl
11 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
12 4 (4.94%) C
12 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
13 3 (3.70%) PHP
14 2 (2.47%) AWK
14 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
14 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
14 2 (2.47%) Embedded C++
14 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
14 2 (2.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.47%) SDET
3 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
1 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) vSphere
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Firmware
2 1 (1.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (23.46%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.64%) Rundeck
3 5 (6.17%) Puppet
4 4 (4.94%) yum
5 1 (1.23%) Ansible
5 1 (1.23%) SCCM
5 1 (1.23%) SCOM
5 1 (1.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Oracle
2 10 (12.35%) IBM
3 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.88%) Rally
5 7 (8.64%) ATG
5 7 (8.64%) Endeca
6 5 (6.17%) Sybase
7 3 (3.70%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.47%) Calypso
8 2 (2.47%) HP
8 2 (2.47%) Informatica
8 2 (2.47%) ION Trading
8 2 (2.47%) Red Gate
8 2 (2.47%) Solace
8 2 (2.47%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.47%) VMware
9 1 (1.23%) Actian
9 1 (1.23%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.23%) Teradata