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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perforce
Rank 511 419 497
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +78
Contract jobs citing Perforce 88 154 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.63% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 67 67
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £535 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £340 £238
% change year-on-year
+21.32% +43.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.70 £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
26059 24621 26922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.28% 46.93% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 13594 13671
Average daily rate £385 £382 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.86%
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 1103 1099 1368
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -78 81 £525 +23.52% 15
London -27 65 £525 +10.52% 5
West Yorkshire -17 8 £413 +21.32%
Yorkshire -20 8 £413 +21.32%
City of London +5 6 £563 +15.38% 1
Leeds -16 6 £424 +24.63%
Glasgow - 5 £450 -
Scotland - 5 £450 -
South East -1 3 £501 +43.00%
North West -4 2 £273 -9.16% 4
West Midlands - 2 £413 - 1
Cheshire 0 1 £195 -48.00% 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
Hammersmith - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 2
Leicester - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Perforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 100 (59.52%) Java
1 100 (59.52%) Linux
2 75 (44.64%) Subversion
3 71 (42.26%) Oracle
4 61 (36.31%) Maven
5 58 (34.52%) Scrum
6 56 (33.33%) HTML
6 56 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (32.14%) Ant
7 54 (32.14%) XML
8 48 (28.57%) Web Services
9 47 (27.98%) J2EE
10 46 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (27.38%) Groovy
11 45 (26.79%) SOAP
12 41 (24.40%) WebLogic
12 41 (24.40%) UNIX
13 40 (23.81%) JBoss
13 40 (23.81%) TDD
13 40 (23.81%) iPad
14 39 (23.21%) Content Management
14 39 (23.21%) RESTful
14 39 (23.21%) Waterfall
15 38 (22.62%) XSD
15 38 (22.62%) XSL
15 38 (22.62%) E-Commerce
15 38 (22.62%) ERP
15 38 (22.62%) WSDL
15 38 (22.62%) ATG
15 38 (22.62%) Retail

Perforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 41 (24.40%) WebLogic
2 15 (8.93%) Apache
3 13 (7.74%) OpenStack
4 8 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (2.98%) Confluence
7 3 (1.79%) CMS
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.60%) Jetty
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.60%) Maya
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.60%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 17 (10.12%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.74%) Internet
2 6 (3.57%) DSL
2 6 (3.57%) RTP
2 6 (3.57%) LDAP
3 5 (2.98%) Broadband
4 3 (1.79%) NFC
4 3 (1.79%) DVB
5 2 (1.19%) CDMA
5 2 (1.19%) HTTP
5 2 (1.19%) VPN
6 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.93%) DB2
2 15 (8.93%) NoSQL
3 12 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (6.55%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.95%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (4.17%) MySQL
9 6 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.79%) Star Schema
10 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.79%) QlikView
10 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.60%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 75 (44.64%) Subversion
2 61 (36.31%) Maven
3 54 (32.14%) Ant
4 21 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 20 (11.90%) Git (software)
6 16 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
7 13 (7.74%) Eclipse
8 12 (7.14%) JUnit
9 10 (5.95%) Visual Studio
9 10 (5.95%) ClearCase
9 10 (5.95%) JIRA
10 9 (5.36%) Hudson
11 5 (2.98%) CruiseControl
11 5 (2.98%) MSBuild
11 5 (2.98%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (2.38%) Build Forge
12 4 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.38%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.79%) Robotium
13 3 (1.79%) LLVM
General
1 38 (22.62%) Retail
2 20 (11.90%) Finance
3 18 (10.71%) Banking
4 14 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.95%) Front Office
6 7 (4.17%) Electronics
7 5 (2.98%) Games
8 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.38%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.19%) Publishing
10 1 (0.60%) Marketing
10 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 103 (61.31%) Developer
2 28 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 14 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 14 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (5.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (5.95%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
6 8 (4.76%) Fidessa Developer
7 7 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (3.57%) C# Developer
8 6 (3.57%) Release Manager
8 6 (3.57%) Software Configuration Manager
8 6 (3.57%) Software Manager
9 4 (2.38%) Release Engineer
9 4 (2.38%) C++ Developer
9 4 (2.38%) Analyst
9 4 (2.38%) Build and Release Engineer
10 3 (1.79%) DBA
10 3 (1.79%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (33.33%) HTML
2 54 (32.14%) XML
3 48 (28.57%) Web Services
4 47 (27.98%) J2EE
5 45 (26.79%) SOAP
6 39 (23.21%) RESTful
7 38 (22.62%) WSDL
7 38 (22.62%) XSD
7 38 (22.62%) XSL
8 13 (7.74%) .NET
8 13 (7.74%) Middleware
9 10 (5.95%) Spring
10 9 (5.36%) Oracle ADF
10 9 (5.36%) CSS
10 9 (5.36%) Struts
10 9 (5.36%) HTML5
11 7 (4.17%) JMS
12 6 (3.57%) JNDI
12 6 (3.57%) Hibernate
12 6 (3.57%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.81%) iPad
2 38 (22.62%) Social Media
3 25 (14.88%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.55%) Open Source
5 9 (5.36%) IPTV
5 9 (5.36%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.17%) Equities
6 7 (4.17%) Derivative
7 6 (3.57%) MPEG
7 6 (3.57%) Streaming Video
8 5 (2.98%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.98%) Statistics
9 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.79%) Handset
10 3 (1.79%) Interactive TV
10 3 (1.79%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.79%) DTV
10 3 (1.79%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 100 (59.52%) Linux
2 41 (24.40%) UNIX
3 30 (17.86%) Windows
4 14 (8.33%) CentOS
5 10 (5.95%) Ubuntu
5 10 (5.95%) Android
6 8 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (2.98%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.79%) Solaris
11 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.60%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.52%) Scrum
2 56 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (23.81%) TDD
5 39 (23.21%) Content Management
5 39 (23.21%) Waterfall
6 38 (22.62%) E-Commerce
6 38 (22.62%) ERP
7 25 (14.88%) Configuration Management
8 21 (12.50%) ITIL
9 19 (11.31%) Multithreading
10 17 (10.12%) OO
11 16 (9.52%) SOA
12 15 (8.93%) Software Engineering
13 14 (8.33%) Kanban
13 14 (8.33%) DevOps
14 13 (7.74%) Load Balancing
14 13 (7.74%) Service Delivery
15 9 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 100 (59.52%) Java
2 46 (27.38%) Groovy
3 37 (22.02%) SQL
4 35 (20.83%) Python
5 33 (19.64%) C++
6 32 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 26 (15.48%) Perl
8 17 (10.12%) C
9 14 (8.33%) PL/SQL
10 13 (7.74%) C#
11 12 (7.14%) Scala
12 9 (5.36%) COBOL
13 8 (4.76%) Tcl
14 7 (4.17%) Ruby
15 6 (3.57%) Shell Script
15 6 (3.57%) VB
16 5 (2.98%) PHP
17 4 (2.38%) VBScript
18 3 (1.79%) VC++
18 3 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (8.93%) Degree
2 5 (2.98%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (2.98%) QA
3 3 (1.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (7.74%) vCloud
2 2 (1.19%) KVM
2 2 (1.19%) Xen
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (8.93%) Puppet
1 15 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (7.74%) ZABBIX
3 10 (5.95%) Zenoss
3 10 (5.95%) Nagios
3 10 (5.95%) Kibana
3 10 (5.95%) Graylog2
4 3 (1.79%) Control-M
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.60%) OpenView
6 1 (0.60%) OVSD
6 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.60%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.60%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 71 (42.26%) Oracle
2 40 (23.81%) JBoss
3 38 (22.62%) ATG
3 38 (22.62%) Endeca
4 14 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.14%) Splunk
6 11 (6.55%) Sybase
7 10 (5.95%) IBM
8 8 (4.76%) Fidessa
9 5 (2.98%) Business Objects
10 4 (2.38%) AccuRev
11 3 (1.79%) 29West
11 3 (1.79%) Infragistics
11 3 (1.79%) FatWire
11 3 (1.79%) SAP
11 3 (1.79%) Cognos
11 3 (1.79%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.79%) Reuters
11 3 (1.79%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.79%) New Relic
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