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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perforce
Rank 516 427 497
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +70
Contract jobs citing Perforce 95 156 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.62% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 66 60
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £340 £283
% change year-on-year
+21.32% +20.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £30.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- -2.04%

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
26091 25084 26860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.21% 46.92% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14644 13917 13650
Average daily rate £386 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +2.66%
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 1121 1122 1341
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 -74 87 £488 +14.70% 20
London -20 65 £525 +10.52% 9
West Yorkshire -17 9 £413 +21.32%
Yorkshire -18 9 £413 +21.32% 1
Leeds -15 7 £413 +21.32%
City of London +12 6 £563 +12.50% 1
South East -3 5 £470 +34.35% 1
Scotland - 5 £450 -
Glasgow - 5 £450 -
West Midlands - 3 £413 -
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
North West -12 1 £350 +16.66% 6
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Hammersmith - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Huntingdon - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1

Perforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 98 (56.65%) Java
1 98 (56.65%) Linux
2 76 (43.93%) Subversion
3 73 (42.20%) Oracle
4 65 (37.57%) Maven
5 58 (33.53%) HTML
6 57 (32.95%) Scrum
7 56 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (30.64%) XML
9 52 (30.06%) Ant
10 50 (28.90%) Web Services
11 48 (27.75%) Groovy
12 47 (27.17%) J2EE
13 46 (26.59%) SOAP
14 45 (26.01%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (24.86%) iPad
15 43 (24.86%) UNIX
16 42 (24.28%) WebLogic
17 41 (23.70%) JBoss
17 41 (23.70%) TDD
18 40 (23.12%) Content Management
18 40 (23.12%) Waterfall
18 40 (23.12%) RESTful
19 39 (22.54%) Social Media
19 39 (22.54%) Retail
19 39 (22.54%) Endeca
19 39 (22.54%) ATG
19 39 (22.54%) XSD
19 39 (22.54%) XSL
19 39 (22.54%) E-Commerce

Perforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 42 (24.28%) WebLogic
2 16 (9.25%) Apache
3 14 (8.09%) OpenStack
4 8 (4.62%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (3.47%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.89%) Confluence
7 3 (1.73%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.58%) Jetty
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.62%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.58%) Maya
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.58%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 18 (10.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.09%) Internet
2 8 (4.62%) VPN
3 7 (4.05%) DSL
3 7 (4.05%) LDAP
4 6 (3.47%) RTP
5 5 (2.89%) Broadband
6 4 (2.31%) DVB
7 3 (1.73%) NFC
8 2 (1.16%) CDMA
8 2 (1.16%) HTTP
9 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.25%) NoSQL
3 15 (8.67%) DB2
4 13 (7.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (6.94%) MongoDB
6 10 (5.78%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.20%) Oracle Database
7 9 (5.20%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (4.62%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (4.05%) MySQL
10 6 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.73%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.73%) QlikView
11 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.58%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 76 (43.93%) Subversion
2 65 (37.57%) Maven
3 52 (30.06%) Ant
4 22 (12.72%) Git (software)
5 18 (10.40%) Jenkins
6 17 (9.83%) Oracle Forms
7 13 (7.51%) Eclipse
8 11 (6.36%) ClearCase
9 10 (5.78%) JIRA
9 10 (5.78%) Hudson
10 9 (5.20%) JUnit
11 8 (4.62%) MSBuild
12 7 (4.05%) Visual Studio
13 6 (3.47%) CruiseControl
14 5 (2.89%) Build Forge
14 5 (2.89%) Apache Ivy
15 4 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (2.31%) IntelliJ
16 3 (1.73%) LLVM
General
1 39 (22.54%) Retail
2 17 (9.83%) Finance
2 17 (9.83%) Banking
3 13 (7.51%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.62%) Electronics
5 7 (4.05%) Front Office
6 5 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.89%) Games
7 4 (2.31%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.16%) Publishing
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 109 (63.01%) Developer
2 26 (15.03%) Java Developer
3 15 (8.67%) Software Engineer
3 15 (8.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (7.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (6.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.78%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (5.20%) Configuration Manager
8 8 (4.62%) Fidessa Developer
8 8 (4.62%) iOS Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Software Configuration Manager
9 7 (4.05%) Software Manager
9 7 (4.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.47%) Release Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) Build and Release Engineer
11 4 (2.31%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (2.31%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.31%) Analyst
12 3 (1.73%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (33.53%) HTML
2 53 (30.64%) XML
3 50 (28.90%) Web Services
4 47 (27.17%) J2EE
5 46 (26.59%) SOAP
6 40 (23.12%) RESTful
7 39 (22.54%) WSDL
7 39 (22.54%) XSD
7 39 (22.54%) XSL
8 14 (8.09%) Middleware
9 12 (6.94%) .NET
10 11 (6.36%) HTML5
11 10 (5.78%) CSS
11 10 (5.78%) Spring
12 9 (5.20%) Oracle ADF
13 8 (4.62%) JMS
14 7 (4.05%) JNDI
14 7 (4.05%) Akka
14 7 (4.05%) Apache Camel
14 7 (4.05%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (24.86%) iPad
2 39 (22.54%) Social Media
3 27 (15.61%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.94%) Open Source
5 10 (5.78%) IPTV
6 7 (4.05%) Equities
6 7 (4.05%) Streaming Video
7 6 (3.47%) MPEG
8 5 (2.89%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.89%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.89%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.89%) Statistics
9 4 (2.31%) Interactive TV
9 4 (2.31%) DTV
9 4 (2.31%) iPhone
10 3 (1.73%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.73%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.73%) Derivative
10 3 (1.73%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.73%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 98 (56.65%) Linux
2 43 (24.86%) UNIX
3 27 (15.61%) Windows
4 15 (8.67%) CentOS
5 11 (6.36%) Apple iOS
5 11 (6.36%) Ubuntu
6 10 (5.78%) Android
7 6 (3.47%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (3.47%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.89%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.73%) Solaris
9 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.73%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.58%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.95%) Scrum
2 56 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (26.01%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (23.70%) TDD
5 40 (23.12%) Content Management
5 40 (23.12%) Waterfall
6 39 (22.54%) E-Commerce
6 39 (22.54%) ERP
7 27 (15.61%) Configuration Management
8 20 (11.56%) ITIL
8 20 (11.56%) Multithreading
9 19 (10.98%) OO
10 16 (9.25%) SOA
10 16 (9.25%) Software Engineering
11 15 (8.67%) Kanban
11 15 (8.67%) DevOps
12 14 (8.09%) Load Balancing
12 14 (8.09%) Service Delivery
13 10 (5.78%) Mobile Device Management
14 9 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 98 (56.65%) Java
2 48 (27.75%) Groovy
3 37 (21.39%) SQL
4 35 (20.23%) JavaScript
5 34 (19.65%) Python
6 30 (17.34%) C++
7 23 (13.29%) Perl
8 18 (10.40%) C
9 14 (8.09%) C#
9 14 (8.09%) PL/SQL
10 9 (5.20%) COBOL
10 9 (5.20%) Scala
11 8 (4.62%) Objective-C
11 8 (4.62%) Tcl
12 7 (4.05%) Ruby
13 6 (3.47%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.47%) VB
14 5 (2.89%) VBScript
14 5 (2.89%) PHP
15 4 (2.31%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 16 (9.25%) Degree
2 7 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.94%) SLA
2 8 (4.62%) QA
3 3 (1.73%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (8.09%) vCloud
2 2 (1.16%) KVM
2 2 (1.16%) Xen
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 16 (9.25%) Puppet
1 16 (9.25%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (8.09%) ZABBIX
3 11 (6.36%) Zenoss
3 11 (6.36%) Nagios
3 11 (6.36%) Kibana
3 11 (6.36%) Graylog2
4 3 (1.73%) Control-M
4 3 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.58%) OpenView
6 1 (0.58%) OVSD
6 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.58%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.58%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 73 (42.20%) Oracle
2 41 (23.70%) JBoss
3 39 (22.54%) ATG
3 39 (22.54%) Endeca
4 17 (9.83%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.51%) Splunk
6 11 (6.36%) Sybase
7 10 (5.78%) IBM
8 8 (4.62%) Fidessa
9 5 (2.89%) Business Objects
9 5 (2.89%) AccuRev
10 4 (2.31%) HP
11 3 (1.73%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.73%) Reuters
11 3 (1.73%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.73%) SAP
11 3 (1.73%) Cognos
11 3 (1.73%) 29West
11 3 (1.73%) Infragistics
11 3 (1.73%) FatWire
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Real Time Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago