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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank 609 590 583
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing SilkPerformer 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.027% 0.043% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£350 - £281
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £281
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
7542 6993 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 12.78% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 4486 3661
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 £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 149 144
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 £23.75 £30.00 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 28 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 -27 2 £350 - 3
London - 2 £350 -

SilkPerformer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Borland
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Delphi
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Delphi Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Delphi Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Delphi
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Borland
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus