The table below looks at the statistics for SilkPerformer skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SilkPerformer over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank 633 642 633
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing SilkPerformer 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.060% 0.013% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8329 7492 6886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.58% 13.35% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5736 4950 4380
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 124 158
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% -1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £22.40 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.15 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

SilkPerformer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SilkPerformer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SilkPerformer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 5 £300 -14.28% 4
West Yorkshire - 5 £300 -
Yorkshire - 5 £300 -
Leeds - 4 - -

SilkPerformer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SilkPerformer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SilkPerformer.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) JMeter
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
1 6 (100.00%) New Relic
1 6 (100.00%) Dynatrace
2 5 (83.33%) Gatling
2 5 (83.33%) YourKit
2 5 (83.33%) AppDynamics
2 5 (83.33%) VisualVM
2 5 (83.33%) CoffeeScript
2 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) VBScript
3 4 (66.67%) VBA
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) The Grinder
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) HBase
2 1 (16.67%) Impala
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) JMeter
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) Gatling
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (83.33%) VisualVM
2 5 (83.33%) YourKit
3 4 (66.67%) The Grinder
4 2 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
5 1 (16.67%) NeoLoad
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
1 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
2 5 (83.33%) CoffeeScript
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) VBA
3 4 (66.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Flume
1 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (16.67%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Dynatrace
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) New Relic
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (16.67%) HP