The table below looks at the statistics for SilkPerformer skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SilkPerformer over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank 593 597 557
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -40
Contract jobs citing SilkPerformer 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.014% 0.044% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £385 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £295 -
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
7203 6846 5469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.40% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4611 4361 3485
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 132 138
Average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £31.00 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.45 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

SilkPerformer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SilkPerformer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SilkPerformer
Daily Rate Trend

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

SilkPerformer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SilkPerformer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SilkPerformer within the UK.

SilkPerformer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SilkPerformer
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SilkPerformer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
London +4 1 - -
England -3 1 - -

SilkPerformer
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SilkPerformer 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 SilkPerformer.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Delphi
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Borland
1 1 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SilkPerformer 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 SilkPerformer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Delphi Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Delphi Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Delphi
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Borland
1 1 (100.00%) Micro Focus