The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Software AG products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software AG over the 3 months to 19 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Software AG.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG
Rank 555 571 592
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +21
Contract jobs citing Software AG 57 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.028% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.061% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 3
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£475 £463 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +20.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £388 £475
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Software AG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software AG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Software AG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software AG
Daily Rate Trend

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

Software AG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Software AG
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software AG within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software AG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Software AG
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Software AG Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Software AG
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software AG within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 54 £475 +2.70% 4
London +32 21 £450 -16.27% 2
East of England -16 5 £563 - 1
Essex - 5 £563 -
City of London - 4 £475 -
Brentwood - 4 £575 -
East Midlands +3 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -

Software AG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Software AG 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 Software AG.

1 67 (75.28%) webMethods
2 46 (51.69%) SOA
3 39 (43.82%) Java
4 38 (42.70%) IBM
5 30 (33.71%) Python
5 30 (33.71%) WebSphere
6 28 (31.46%) Linux
7 26 (29.21%) SSL
8 24 (26.97%) JMS
8 24 (26.97%) XML
8 24 (26.97%) Degree
8 24 (26.97%) Security Cleared
8 24 (26.97%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (22.47%) SAP
9 20 (22.47%) HTTP
10 19 (21.35%) SQL
10 19 (21.35%) UML
10 19 (21.35%) SaaS
10 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
11 18 (20.22%) Enterprise Architecture
11 18 (20.22%) PL/SQL
12 17 (19.10%) VBA
12 17 (19.10%) Perl
12 17 (19.10%) Dell
12 17 (19.10%) WebSphere MQ
12 17 (19.10%) Shell Script
12 17 (19.10%) Middleware
12 17 (19.10%) REST
13 16 (17.98%) SuccessFactors
13 16 (17.98%) ResourceLink

Software AG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Software AG 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 Software AG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (33.71%) WebSphere
2 14 (15.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (14.61%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (3.37%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.37%) Apache
4 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.25%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.12%) Confluence
6 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (17.98%) ResourceLink
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.12%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.12%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.35%) SaaS
2 16 (17.98%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (3.37%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (2.25%) IaaS
4 2 (2.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.21%) SSL
2 20 (22.47%) HTTP
3 4 (4.49%) Firewall
4 3 (3.37%) DMZ
5 2 (2.25%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.12%) LDAP
6 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) DB2
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) XMLSpy
1 3 (3.37%) Subversion
2 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.25%) JUnit
3 1 (1.12%) Hudson
3 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.12%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) VisualVM
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Military
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Architect
1 27 (30.34%) Developer
2 15 (16.85%) Integration Architect
3 11 (12.36%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Consultant
5 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Designer
8 5 (5.62%) webMethods Developer
9 4 (4.49%) webMethods Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) SOA Designer
10 3 (3.37%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.37%) Integration Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Software Architect
10 3 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.25%) Business Architect
11 2 (2.25%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) JMS
1 24 (26.97%) XML
2 17 (19.10%) WebSphere MQ
2 17 (19.10%) Middleware
2 17 (19.10%) REST
3 16 (17.98%) WSDL
3 16 (17.98%) SOAP
4 6 (6.74%) Web Services
5 4 (4.49%) XSD
6 3 (3.37%) XSLT
6 3 (3.37%) COM+
6 3 (3.37%) HTML
6 3 (3.37%) .NET
6 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.25%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.25%) EntireX
7 2 (2.25%) J2SE
7 2 (2.25%) Java RMI
7 2 (2.25%) JDBC
7 2 (2.25%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (16.85%) DataPower
3 14 (15.73%) Clustering
4 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.37%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) Open Source
7 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.46%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) AIX
3 7 (7.87%) Windows
4 5 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) UNIX
5 1 (1.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.69%) SOA
2 19 (21.35%) UML
3 18 (20.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (17.98%) Release Management
4 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
5 15 (16.85%) ITIL
5 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (15.73%) Portfolio Management
6 14 (15.73%) Test Management
6 14 (15.73%) Requirements Management
6 14 (15.73%) SysML
6 14 (15.73%) Scrum
6 14 (15.73%) TOGAF
6 14 (15.73%) OO
7 11 (12.36%) OOP
8 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.87%) CAD
10 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.74%) Line Management
11 5 (5.62%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.82%) Java
2 30 (33.71%) Python
3 19 (21.35%) SQL
4 18 (20.22%) PL/SQL
5 17 (19.10%) VBA
5 17 (19.10%) Perl
5 17 (19.10%) Shell Script
6 13 (14.61%) Bash Shell
7 9 (10.11%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (26.97%) Degree
1 24 (26.97%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) APMP
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (1.12%) CISSP
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.12%) GIAC
4 1 (1.12%) CISM
4 1 (1.12%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.12%) ISSEP
4 1 (1.12%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Opsview
Vendors
1 67 (75.28%) webMethods
2 38 (42.70%) IBM
3 20 (22.47%) SAP
4 17 (19.10%) Dell
5 11 (12.36%) Oracle
6 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.37%) JBoss
7 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.37%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.37%) Mercator
7 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.37%) Open Text
8 2 (2.25%) Intel
9 1 (1.12%) Splunk
9 1 (1.12%) Terracotta
9 1 (1.12%) Sybase
9 1 (1.12%) Ab Initio
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