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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perforce
Rank 547 530 436
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -94
Contract jobs citing Perforce 81 84 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.34% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 66 63
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £319 £340
% change year-on-year
+28.62% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £36.00

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
24958 24663 23724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.83% 45.07% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14675 13604 12843
Average daily rate £400 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1071 1068 1189
Average hourly rate £18.07 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 2015.

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 26 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 3 August 2015. 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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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 -10 76 £530 +0.95% 15
London -20 49 £530 +0.95% 4
South East -5 19 £406 -0.06% 3
Oxfordshire - 14 £413 - 2
City of London -12 6 £525 -16.00% 3
North West -14 5 £420 +54.12% 1
Oxford - 5 £413 -
Glasgow 0 4 £375 -16.66%
Scotland -4 4 £375 -16.66% 4
Cheshire -4 4 £413 +111.53% 1
East of England +4 2 £374 +15.00% 5
Surrey -4 2 - - 1
Abingdon - 2 £400 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Staines +5 1 - -
Leicestershire +4 1 - -
Hampshire -5 1 £400 +28.00%
East Midlands -7 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £400 -
Letchworth - 1 £338 - 1
Norwich - 1 £410 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £338 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £410 -

Perforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 78 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (52.99%) Subversion
2 71 (52.99%) Java
3 55 (41.04%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (38.81%) C#
5 48 (35.82%) Git (software)
6 47 (35.07%) Windows
7 46 (34.33%) .NET
8 45 (33.58%) Python
9 44 (32.84%) Linux
9 44 (32.84%) C++
9 44 (32.84%) Scrum
10 43 (32.09%) SQL
11 41 (30.60%) SQL Server
12 36 (26.87%) HTML
13 35 (26.12%) Perl
13 35 (26.12%) Oracle
14 31 (23.13%) Finance
14 31 (23.13%) TDD
14 31 (23.13%) SDLC
15 30 (22.39%) Jenkins
16 29 (21.64%) Banking
16 29 (21.64%) Configuration Management
17 28 (20.90%) XML
18 27 (20.15%) SOAP
18 27 (20.15%) Web Services
18 27 (20.15%) JavaScript
19 25 (18.66%) Investment Banking
19 25 (18.66%) TeamCity
19 25 (18.66%) DevOps

Perforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 24 (17.91%) OpenStack
2 20 (14.93%) IIS
3 18 (13.43%) JBoss
4 16 (11.94%) Tomcat
5 15 (11.19%) WebLogic
6 7 (5.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (4.48%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.73%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (3.73%) Apache
9 4 (2.99%) Apache Spark
10 3 (2.24%) Confluence
11 2 (1.49%) Jetty
11 2 (1.49%) SmartSockets
12 1 (0.75%) CMS
12 1 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.75%) SAS
12 1 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.48%) Maya
2 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.49%) Simulink
3 2 (1.49%) Stateflow
3 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.49%) TargetLink
3 2 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.24%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.75%) GitHub
3 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.45%) Internet
2 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.24%) HTTP
3 2 (1.49%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.49%) Wireless
4 1 (0.75%) LDAP
4 1 (0.75%) SMTP
4 1 (0.75%) SNMP
4 1 (0.75%) DNS
4 1 (0.75%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (8.21%) MySQL
4 10 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.72%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.48%) SSDT
7 5 (3.73%) Big Data
7 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.99%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.99%) HBase
8 4 (2.99%) Impala
9 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.49%) DTS
10 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 71 (52.99%) Subversion
2 48 (35.82%) Git (software)
3 30 (22.39%) Jenkins
4 25 (18.66%) TeamCity
5 20 (14.93%) Ant
6 18 (13.43%) Visual Studio
6 18 (13.43%) Maven
6 18 (13.43%) JIRA
7 15 (11.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (8.96%) MSBuild
9 11 (8.21%) ClearCase
10 10 (7.46%) CruiseControl
11 7 (5.22%) JUnit
12 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (4.48%) WinDbg
13 5 (3.73%) Eclipse
13 5 (3.73%) NUnit
13 5 (3.73%) SonarQube
14 3 (2.24%) Cactus
14 3 (2.24%) FishEye
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 29 (21.64%) Banking
3 25 (18.66%) Investment Banking
4 17 (12.69%) Front Office
5 16 (11.94%) Retail
6 12 (8.96%) Games
7 5 (3.73%) Marketing
8 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.49%) Automotive
9 2 (1.49%) Legal
10 1 (0.75%) Advertising
10 1 (0.75%) Electronics
10 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.75%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 68 (50.75%) Developer
2 25 (18.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (9.70%) C# Developer
4 12 (8.96%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.22%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Build Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Server Administrator
8 6 (4.48%) Administrator
9 5 (3.73%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.24%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Build Manager
11 2 (1.49%) Mobile Tester
11 2 (1.49%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (1.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 2 (1.49%) Build and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.33%) .NET
2 36 (26.87%) HTML
3 28 (20.90%) XML
4 27 (20.15%) SOAP
4 27 (20.15%) Web Services
5 21 (15.67%) J2EE
6 20 (14.93%) WSDL
7 18 (13.43%) HTML5
8 17 (12.69%) RESTful
8 17 (12.69%) XSL
9 14 (10.45%) XSD
10 13 (9.70%) WPF
11 11 (8.21%) Spring
12 10 (7.46%) WCF
13 9 (6.72%) Middleware
14 8 (5.97%) CSS
15 7 (5.22%) Servlets
15 7 (5.22%) AngularJS
15 7 (5.22%) REST
16 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (10.45%) Social Media
3 14 (10.45%) iPad
4 11 (8.21%) Algorithms
5 9 (6.72%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.48%) N-Tier
6 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.73%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.24%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.24%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.24%) Web 2.0
8 3 (2.24%) Derivative
8 3 (2.24%) Equities
8 3 (2.24%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.24%) User Experience
9 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (35.07%) Windows
2 44 (32.84%) Linux
3 22 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.45%) Windows 7
5 12 (8.96%) UNIX
6 6 (4.48%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.99%) CentOS
8 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.24%) Solaris
8 3 (2.24%) Android
9 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.49%) AIX
10 1 (0.75%) HPUX
10 1 (0.75%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.04%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (32.84%) Scrum
4 31 (23.13%) TDD
4 31 (23.13%) SDLC
5 29 (21.64%) Configuration Management
6 25 (18.66%) DevOps
7 22 (16.42%) Waterfall
8 20 (14.93%) E-Commerce
9 17 (12.69%) Content Management
9 17 (12.69%) Software Engineering
10 14 (10.45%) ERP
10 14 (10.45%) OOP
10 14 (10.45%) OO
11 13 (9.70%) Load Balancing
12 12 (8.96%) Kanban
12 12 (8.96%) SOA
12 12 (8.96%) Service Delivery
12 12 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (8.21%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (52.99%) Java
2 52 (38.81%) C#
3 45 (33.58%) Python
4 44 (32.84%) C++
5 43 (32.09%) SQL
6 35 (26.12%) Perl
7 27 (20.15%) JavaScript
8 20 (14.93%) PHP
9 16 (11.94%) Ruby
10 15 (11.19%) PowerShell
11 14 (10.45%) Groovy
12 13 (9.70%) C++/CLI
13 11 (8.21%) T-SQL
14 10 (7.46%) F#
15 8 (5.97%) C
16 7 (5.22%) PL/SQL
17 6 (4.48%) Shell Script
18 5 (3.73%) Lua
18 5 (3.73%) Scala
19 3 (2.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (8.96%) Degree
2 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.24%) PhD
3 1 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.96%) QA
2 4 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (13.43%) vCloud
2 16 (11.94%) vSphere
3 14 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.96%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.73%) XenApp
6 4 (2.99%) HDFS
7 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.75%) Firmware
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (15.67%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (14.18%) Puppet
3 17 (12.69%) ZABBIX
4 7 (5.22%) Ansible
4 7 (5.22%) Kibana
5 6 (4.48%) Rundeck
5 6 (4.48%) SCCM
6 3 (2.24%) Control-M
6 3 (2.24%) Nagios
7 2 (1.49%) SCOM
7 2 (1.49%) OpenView
7 2 (1.49%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.49%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.49%) Netcool
7 2 (1.49%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.49%) Graylog
7 2 (1.49%) Graphite
8 1 (0.75%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 35 (26.12%) Oracle
2 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.18%) VMware
4 15 (11.19%) New Relic
5 14 (10.45%) ATG
5 14 (10.45%) Endeca
6 10 (7.46%) AppDynamics
7 8 (5.97%) Citrix
8 7 (5.22%) Adobe
9 6 (4.48%) IBM
9 6 (4.48%) Red Gate
10 5 (3.73%) DataSynapse
10 5 (3.73%) Solace
11 4 (2.99%) Actian
11 4 (2.99%) Splunk
11 4 (2.99%) Cloudera
12 3 (2.24%) HP
13 2 (1.49%) CA
13 2 (1.49%) ION Trading
13 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
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