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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sahi
Rank 575 571 560
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Sahi 32 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 0.12% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 4
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£431 £485 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.08% +38.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £485 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £485 £250
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +94.00%
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
7358 6049 5922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.90% 11.64% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5013 3916 3495
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 145 221
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £17.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -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 21 November 2014.

Sahi Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sahi
Top 9 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 21 November 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 +3 32 £431 -11.08% 2
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -

Sahi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 37 (100.00%) Selenium
2 36 (97.30%) QA
2 36 (97.30%) Cucumber
3 35 (94.59%) Ruby
3 35 (94.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 34 (91.89%) Java
4 34 (91.89%) SQL
4 34 (91.89%) .NET
4 34 (91.89%) Web Services
4 34 (91.89%) XML
4 34 (91.89%) WATIR
4 34 (91.89%) Test Automation
4 34 (91.89%) Open Source
5 28 (75.68%) BDD
5 28 (75.68%) TDD
6 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Scrum
9 6 (16.22%) Scala
10 5 (13.51%) FitNesse
10 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.81%) Kanban
12 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (5.41%) Project Management
13 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
13 2 (5.41%) User Stories
13 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
13 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
13 2 (5.41%) NoSQL

Sahi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 37 (100.00%) Selenium
2 36 (97.30%) Cucumber
3 35 (94.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 34 (91.89%) WATIR
5 5 (13.51%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.70%) RSpec
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Tester
2 7 (18.92%) QA Tester
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Tester
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) QA Leader
3 5 (13.51%) Senior QA Tester
4 3 (8.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) QA Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) QA Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior QA Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) .NET
1 34 (91.89%) Web Services
1 34 (91.89%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (91.89%) Open Source
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Test Automation
2 28 (75.68%) TDD
2 28 (75.68%) BDD
3 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) Kanban
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.41%) User Stories
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Line Management
9 1 (2.70%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (2.70%) Use Case
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Load Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Stress Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
9 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) Ruby
2 34 (91.89%) Java
2 34 (91.89%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (97.30%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) SAP
1 1 (2.70%) HP
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago