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 28 August 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.

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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software AG
Rank 591 570 576
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing Software AG 34 46 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.083% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.18% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £388 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +42.85%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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 -23 34 £388 -18.42% 3
London +13 15 £400 -8.57%
Yorkshire - 14 £388 -
York - 14 £388 -
North Yorkshire - 14 £388 -
City of London +8 8 £388 -18.42%
South East -22 2 £550 +15.78%
East of England -1 1 - -
Berkshire -6 1 - -
Essex -7 1 - -
East Midlands -8 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -10 1 - -
Nottingham -11 1 - -
Iver - 1 £550 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £550 -
Midlands - 1 £550 -

Software AG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 42 (77.78%) webMethods
2 32 (59.26%) SOA
3 25 (46.30%) Java
3 25 (46.30%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 16 (29.63%) JBoss
6 15 (27.78%) Validation
6 15 (27.78%) Web Analytics
6 15 (27.78%) Google
6 15 (27.78%) Problem Management
6 15 (27.78%) Google Analytics
6 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 15 (27.78%) .NET
6 15 (27.78%) IIS
6 15 (27.78%) Analytics
7 14 (25.93%) SQL
8 13 (24.07%) Oracle
8 13 (24.07%) SLA
9 10 (18.52%) Retail
10 9 (16.67%) WebSphere
10 9 (16.67%) IBM
10 9 (16.67%) XML
10 9 (16.67%) Puppet
10 9 (16.67%) Splunk
11 8 (14.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 8 (14.81%) AIX
11 8 (14.81%) Linux
12 7 (12.96%) UML
12 7 (12.96%) XSD
12 7 (12.96%) Python

Software AG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (29.63%) JBoss
2 15 (27.78%) IIS
3 9 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Mule
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (3.70%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.85%) SAP GTS
3 1 (1.85%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.78%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.56%) SaaS
3 2 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (3.70%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) SSL
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) DB2
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) JUnit
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
1 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) Ant
2 3 (5.56%) Selenium
2 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.56%) XMLSpy
2 3 (5.56%) Subversion
2 3 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 10 (18.52%) Retail
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Analyst
2 16 (29.63%) Support Analyst
2 16 (29.63%) Applications Support
2 16 (29.63%) Applications Support Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Consultant
5 8 (14.81%) Developer
6 6 (11.11%) webMethods Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) webMethods Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Integration Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) IT Security Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.70%) IT Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) .NET
2 9 (16.67%) XML
3 7 (12.96%) XSD
3 7 (12.96%) WSDL
4 6 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (9.26%) Middleware
5 5 (9.26%) SOAP
5 5 (9.26%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) JDBC
6 1 (1.85%) SAML
6 1 (1.85%) JMS
6 1 (1.85%) Java EE
6 1 (1.85%) JSON
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.85%) RESTful
6 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) DataPower
3 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.70%) PKI
6 1 (1.85%) Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) AIX
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
1 8 (14.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.56%) SUSE
2 3 (5.56%) UNIX
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) SOA
2 18 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 15 (27.78%) Validation
3 15 (27.78%) Web Analytics
3 15 (27.78%) Problem Management
3 15 (27.78%) Analytics
4 7 (12.96%) SDLC
4 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.96%) UML
5 5 (9.26%) DevOps
6 4 (7.41%) Line Management
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.41%) Time Management
6 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.56%) Refactoring
7 3 (5.56%) ERP
7 3 (5.56%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) Java
2 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.93%) SQL
4 7 (12.96%) Python
5 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.70%) C
8 2 (3.70%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) CISM
4 2 (3.70%) CISSP
5 1 (1.85%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) SLA
2 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (77.78%) webMethods
2 15 (27.78%) Google
3 13 (24.07%) Oracle
4 9 (16.67%) IBM
4 9 (16.67%) Splunk
5 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.26%) SAP
6 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.56%) ATG
8 2 (3.70%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.70%) Dell
9 1 (1.85%) Informatica
9 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft