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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software AG
Rank 586 553 537
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -16
Contract jobs citing Software AG 21 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.055% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.086% 0.12% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 5
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£463 £438 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +82.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £420 £550
% change year-on-year
+10.11% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00

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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 18 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 22 May 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 -35 20 £525 +20.00%
South East -18 9 £350 +27.27%
London -8 7 £475 -1.55%
Berkshire -6 6 £350 +7.69%
Bracknell 0 4 £350 +27.27%
City of London +11 3 £325 -31.52%
Preston +8 2 - -
Lancashire +7 2 - -
East of England +7 2 £575 +31.42%
Essex +2 2 £575 +31.42%
North West -22 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £550 -
Brentwood - 2 £575 -
Reading - 2 £350 -
Weybridge - 2 £550 -
Hampshire -6 1 £300 +36.36%
Chessington - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £300 -

Software AG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (62.75%) webMethods
2 26 (50.98%) SOA
2 26 (50.98%) Java
3 23 (45.10%) XML
4 21 (41.18%) XSD
5 19 (37.25%) Oracle
6 17 (33.33%) WSDL
7 15 (29.41%) WebSphere
8 14 (27.45%) Retail
9 13 (25.49%) Middleware
9 13 (25.49%) WebSphere MQ
9 13 (25.49%) DB2
10 12 (23.53%) SAP
11 10 (19.61%) Firewall
11 10 (19.61%) Web Services
11 10 (19.61%) HTTP
11 10 (19.61%) JMS
12 9 (17.65%) SOAP
12 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 9 (17.65%) JUnit
13 8 (15.69%) HTML
13 8 (15.69%) SQL
13 8 (15.69%) .NET
13 8 (15.69%) Linux
13 8 (15.69%) HTTPS
13 8 (15.69%) NetWeaver
13 8 (15.69%) DMZ
13 8 (15.69%) Clustering
13 8 (15.69%) ActiveMQ
13 8 (15.69%) JSON

Software AG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 8 (15.69%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) Mule
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) ResourceLink
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.96%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (3.92%) Boomi
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Firewall
1 10 (19.61%) HTTP
2 8 (15.69%) HTTPS
2 8 (15.69%) DMZ
3 5 (9.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) DB2
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) JUnit
2 5 (9.80%) XMLSpy
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (27.45%) Retail
2 6 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.96%) French Language
5 1 (1.96%) German Language
5 1 (1.96%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Architect
3 12 (23.53%) webMethods Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Consultant
4 10 (19.61%) Integration Architect
5 7 (13.73%) webMethods Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Designer
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.92%) IT Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (3.92%) IT Security Architect
9 1 (1.96%) SOA Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Integration Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Software Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) XML
2 21 (41.18%) XSD
3 17 (33.33%) WSDL
4 13 (25.49%) Middleware
4 13 (25.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (19.61%) Web Services
5 10 (19.61%) JMS
6 9 (17.65%) SOAP
7 8 (15.69%) HTML
7 8 (15.69%) .NET
7 8 (15.69%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (15.69%) JSON
7 8 (15.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 8 (15.69%) REST
8 5 (9.80%) JDBC
9 1 (1.96%) Apache Axis
9 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.96%) Swing
9 1 (1.96%) J2SE
9 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Clustering
1 8 (15.69%) Open Source
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) DataPower
3 5 (9.80%) Mainframe
4 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.92%) PKI
7 1 (1.96%) Economics
7 1 (1.96%) Derivative
7 1 (1.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.96%) Equities
7 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) AIX
3 6 (11.76%) UNIX
4 5 (9.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) SOA
2 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing
3 7 (13.73%) UML
4 3 (5.88%) Master Data Management
4 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 3 (5.88%) Data Management
4 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.88%) TDD
4 3 (5.88%) B2B
5 2 (3.92%) OOD
5 2 (3.92%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) ERP
5 2 (3.92%) OO
5 2 (3.92%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.92%) Information Security
5 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Java
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) Python
4 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.92%) VBA
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) C
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) CISSP
2 2 (3.92%) CISM
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) webMethods
2 19 (37.25%) Oracle
3 12 (23.53%) SAP
4 7 (13.73%) Intel
5 5 (9.80%) IBM
6 3 (5.88%) TIBCO
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.92%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) Dell
7 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.92%) VMware
8 1 (1.96%) Terracotta
8 1 (1.96%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.96%) Informatica