The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sahi
Rank 579 561 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Sahi 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.004% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.034% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£483 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7039 5902 6101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.54% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 3695 3573
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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
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 30 July 2014.

Sahi Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sahi
Top 10 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 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 -23 9 £483 +48.46%
London - 9 £483 -
City of London - 5 £515 -
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -

Sahi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (93.75%) SQL
1 30 (93.75%) Selenium
2 27 (84.38%) QA
2 27 (84.38%) Open Source
2 27 (84.38%) Cucumber
2 27 (84.38%) Java
2 27 (84.38%) XML
2 27 (84.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 27 (84.38%) Test Automation
3 26 (81.25%) .NET
3 26 (81.25%) WATIR
4 25 (78.13%) Ruby
4 25 (78.13%) Web Services
5 24 (75.00%) TDD
6 23 (71.88%) BDD
7 22 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (62.50%) Node.js
8 20 (62.50%) Mustache
8 20 (62.50%) Sass
9 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
10 5 (15.63%) HP
10 5 (15.63%) ISEB
10 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
10 5 (15.63%) JIRA
10 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
10 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
10 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
11 4 (12.50%) Use Case

Sahi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (62.50%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
1 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 30 (93.75%) Selenium
2 27 (84.38%) Cucumber
2 27 (84.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 26 (81.25%) WATIR
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
General
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Analyst
2 19 (59.38%) Test Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) QA Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Test Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Web Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) QA Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Quality Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) XML
2 26 (81.25%) .NET
3 25 (78.13%) Web Services
4 20 (62.50%) Mustache
4 20 (62.50%) Sass
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (84.38%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Test Automation
2 24 (75.00%) TDD
3 23 (71.88%) BDD
4 22 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.50%) Use Case
7 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (3.13%) Scrum
9 1 (3.13%) ERP
9 1 (3.13%) Stress Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Web Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) SQL
2 27 (84.38%) Java
3 25 (78.13%) Ruby
4 2 (6.25%) C++
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (84.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) HP
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) IBM