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 31 March 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sahi
Rank 580 567 549
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Contract jobs citing Sahi 9 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.039% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.32% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £467 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -
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
7141 6557 5266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.00% 12.31% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4575 4172 3340
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 115 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £18.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

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
Top 8 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 31 March 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 -19 9 £363 -22.29% 1
Leeds - 8 £363 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £363 -
Yorkshire - 8 £363 -
North East - 3 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £325 -
London - - - - 1

Sahi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) Selenium
2 36 (97.30%) Test Automation
3 35 (94.59%) QA
3 35 (94.59%) SQL
4 34 (91.89%) .NET
4 34 (91.89%) Java
4 34 (91.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 34 (91.89%) Cucumber
5 33 (89.19%) Ruby
5 33 (89.19%) Web Services
5 33 (89.19%) XML
6 32 (86.49%) WATIR
7 31 (83.78%) Open Source
8 27 (72.97%) BDD
8 27 (72.97%) TDD
9 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
11 5 (13.51%) FitNesse
12 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
12 4 (10.81%) RESTful
12 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
12 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
12 4 (10.81%) Node.js
12 4 (10.81%) Mustache
12 4 (10.81%) Sass
13 3 (8.11%) Agile Project Management
13 3 (8.11%) Project Management
14 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
14 2 (5.41%) CRM

Sahi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 4 (10.81%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 37 (100.00%) Selenium
2 34 (91.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 34 (91.89%) Cucumber
3 32 (86.49%) WATIR
4 5 (13.51%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Tester
3 7 (18.92%) Test Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) QA Tester
4 5 (13.51%) QA Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior QA Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Senior QA Tester
5 3 (8.11%) QA Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) QA Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) .NET
2 33 (89.19%) Web Services
2 33 (89.19%) XML
3 4 (10.81%) RESTful
3 4 (10.81%) Mustache
3 4 (10.81%) Sass
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (83.78%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Test Automation
2 27 (72.97%) BDD
2 27 (72.97%) TDD
3 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.41%) CRM
7 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.70%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) Use Case
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Stress Testing
8 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.70%) ERP
8 1 (2.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) SQL
2 34 (91.89%) Java
3 33 (89.19%) Ruby
4 2 (5.41%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (94.59%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) SAP