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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software AG over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software AG
Rank 623 619 587
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -32
Contract jobs citing Software AG 23 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.034% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.095% 0.077% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 11
Median daily rate £450 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £610 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +29.41%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24149 24544 23718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.84% 44.52% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14843 14384 13349
Median daily rate £400 £390 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 830 1087 1007
Median hourly rate £20.45 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

Software AG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Software AG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software AG within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +1 22 £450 -18.18% 1
London -3 12 £450 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +2 5 - -
Nottingham +1 5 - -
Nottinghamshire +1 5 - -
City of London +36 3 £450 +28.47%
East of England +12 3 - -
Essex +4 3 - -
South East -9 2 £340 -
Surrey - 2 £340 -
Guildford - 1 £340 -
Weybridge - 1 - -

Software AG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software AG 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 Software AG.

1 28 (73.68%) webMethods
2 27 (71.05%) IBM
3 23 (60.53%) Unix
3 23 (60.53%) Linux
3 23 (60.53%) DataPower
4 22 (57.89%) Oracle
5 21 (55.26%) ITIL
5 21 (55.26%) Middleware
6 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (50.00%) Firewall
7 19 (50.00%) WebSphere
7 19 (50.00%) Shell Script
8 18 (47.37%) AIX
8 18 (47.37%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (47.37%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (44.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 17 (44.74%) Bash Shell
9 17 (44.74%) SSL
10 16 (42.11%) DNS
10 16 (42.11%) Load Balancing
10 16 (42.11%) SUSE
10 16 (42.11%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (34.21%) Change Management
12 12 (31.58%) WebSphere MQ
13 11 (28.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (26.32%) SOA
15 9 (23.68%) SQL
15 9 (23.68%) SOAP
16 6 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
16 6 (15.79%) Retail

Software AG
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 19 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.16%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) GlassFish
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (47.37%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.89%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) SSL
3 16 (42.11%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) Internet
4 3 (7.89%) LDAP
5 1 (2.63%) Converged Networks
5 1 (2.63%) HTTP
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) DataStage
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (7.89%) VisualVM
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Middleware Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Integration Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) webMethods Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Informatica Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) ETL Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Configuration Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) Middleware
2 12 (31.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (23.68%) SOAP
4 6 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (15.79%) RESTful
4 6 (15.79%) XML
5 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 4 (10.53%) .NET
7 3 (7.89%) COM+
7 3 (7.89%) HTML
8 2 (5.26%) JSON
8 2 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 23 (60.53%) DataPower
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.89%) FMCG
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.63%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Linux
1 23 (60.53%) Unix
2 18 (47.37%) AIX
3 17 (44.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 16 (42.11%) Oracle Linux
4 16 (42.11%) SUSE
5 5 (13.16%) Windows
6 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) ITIL
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (42.11%) Load Balancing
5 13 (34.21%) Change Management
6 11 (28.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (26.32%) SOA
8 6 (15.79%) ETL
9 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
9 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
10 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (7.89%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
11 2 (5.26%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.26%) Data Transformation
11 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 17 (44.74%) Bash Shell
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) Java
5 3 (7.89%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Opsview
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) webMethods
2 27 (71.05%) IBM
3 22 (57.89%) Oracle
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) Splunk
6 3 (7.89%) Informatica
6 3 (7.89%) Talend
7 2 (5.26%) Apigee
7 2 (5.26%) VMware
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) Intel
8 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
8 1 (2.63%) Pega
8 1 (2.63%) SAP
8 1 (2.63%) TIBCO