The table below looks at the statistics for Sahi skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sahi over the 3 months to 23 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sahi
Rank 602 577 600
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Contract jobs citing Sahi 12 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.016% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
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£450 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7331 6242 6395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.68% 11.84% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4863 4041 3561
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 125 228
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Sahi
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sahi Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sahi
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sahi Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sahi
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sahi within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Sahi Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sahi
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sahi within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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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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 -8 12 £450 - 1
London +25 11 £450 -
Manchester - 1 £300 -
City of London - 1 £458 -
North West - 1 £300 -

Sahi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sahi 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 Sahi.

1 26 (92.86%) Selenium
2 25 (89.29%) QA
2 25 (89.29%) Cucumber
3 24 (85.71%) Open Source
3 24 (85.71%) WATIR
3 24 (85.71%) TDD
3 24 (85.71%) SQL
3 24 (85.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 23 (82.14%) XML
4 23 (82.14%) Java
4 23 (82.14%) Ruby
4 23 (82.14%) BDD
4 23 (82.14%) Test Automation
5 22 (78.57%) .NET
5 22 (78.57%) Web Services
6 20 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (46.43%) Automated Testing
9 12 (42.86%) Node.js
9 12 (42.86%) Mustache
9 12 (42.86%) Sass
10 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
10 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
11 5 (17.86%) Scala
11 5 (17.86%) Scrum
12 4 (14.29%) Project Management
12 4 (14.29%) Kanban
13 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
13 3 (10.71%) JIRA
13 3 (10.71%) ISTQB

Sahi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sahi 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 Sahi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (42.86%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 26 (92.86%) Selenium
2 25 (89.29%) Cucumber
3 24 (85.71%) WATIR
3 24 (85.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.57%) RSpec
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
1 14 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) QA Leader
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Tester
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) QA Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Senior QA Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Web Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) XML
2 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) Web Services
3 12 (42.86%) Mustache
3 12 (42.86%) Sass
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (85.71%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) TDD
2 23 (82.14%) Test Automation
2 23 (82.14%) BDD
3 20 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (46.43%) Automated Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Kanban
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (7.14%) User Stories
9 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Use Case
10 1 (3.57%) Load Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Stress Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Web Testing
10 1 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 23 (82.14%) Java
2 23 (82.14%) Ruby
3 5 (17.86%) Scala
4 2 (7.14%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (89.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) SAP
1 3 (10.71%) HP