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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sahi
Rank 622 606 574
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -32
Contract jobs citing Sahi 6 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.079% 0.13% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
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£373 £483 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% +48.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 - £325
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
7586 6995 5859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.30% 12.79% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5005 4482 3666
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 153 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.88 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 11 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 30 July 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 -32 6 £373 -22.79%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £373 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
North East - 2 £373 -
South East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £373 -
London -8 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -

Sahi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (100.00%) Selenium
2 18 (94.74%) QA
3 17 (89.47%) WATIR
3 17 (89.47%) TDD
3 17 (89.47%) Java
3 17 (89.47%) HP UFT
3 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
3 17 (89.47%) BDD
4 16 (84.21%) Web Services
4 16 (84.21%) XML
4 16 (84.21%) SQL
4 16 (84.21%) Ruby
4 16 (84.21%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (78.95%) .NET
5 15 (78.95%) Open Source
6 14 (73.68%) Cucumber
7 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
8 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
10 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
10 6 (31.58%) RESTful
11 5 (26.32%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (26.32%) Project Management
12 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
12 4 (21.05%) Mustache
12 4 (21.05%) Sass
12 4 (21.05%) Node.js
13 3 (15.79%) FitNesse
13 3 (15.79%) YAML
13 3 (15.79%) JSON

Sahi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (21.05%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
2 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (89.47%) HP UFT
2 17 (89.47%) WATIR
3 14 (73.68%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.79%) FitNesse
5 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 2 (10.53%) JProfiler
5 2 (10.53%) Geb
5 2 (10.53%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Test Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) QA Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Quality Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) Web Services
1 16 (84.21%) XML
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) Mustache
4 4 (21.05%) Sass
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) YAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) TDD
1 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
1 17 (89.47%) BDD
2 16 (84.21%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (78.95%) Open Source
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
7 2 (10.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) Groovy
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (94.74%) QA