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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software AG
Rank 558 543 478
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -65
Contract jobs citing Software AG 19 18 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.037% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.082% 0.081% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 24
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£450 £438 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £525 £320
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +64.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
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
23226 22237 21580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.75% 45.69% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13600 12391 11275
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 1021 986 1333
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 10 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 26 January 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 -24 19 £450 +2.85% 6
London -6 6 £417 -4.80% 1
South East -19 4 £500 -4.76%
Berkshire - 4 £500 -
City of London +8 1 £425 -19.04%
Brentwood - 1 £450 - 2
Essex - 1 £450 - 2
East of England - 1 £450 - 2
Hampshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

Software AG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 47 (72.31%) webMethods
2 44 (67.69%) SOA
3 37 (56.92%) Java
3 37 (56.92%) XML
4 32 (49.23%) WebSphere
5 28 (43.08%) IBM
6 26 (40.00%) Middleware
7 25 (38.46%) SSL
8 23 (35.38%) JMS
9 22 (33.85%) HTTP
9 22 (33.85%) WSDL
10 20 (30.77%) AIX
11 19 (29.23%) XSD
11 19 (29.23%) WebSphere MQ
12 18 (27.69%) Linux
12 18 (27.69%) REST
13 17 (26.15%) UML
13 17 (26.15%) Oracle
13 17 (26.15%) SOAP
14 16 (24.62%) Python
15 15 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
16 14 (21.54%) SQL
16 14 (21.54%) ITIL
16 14 (21.54%) DataPower
16 14 (21.54%) TOGAF
17 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
17 13 (20.00%) Scrum
17 13 (20.00%) Bash Shell
17 13 (20.00%) Test Management

Software AG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 32 (49.23%) WebSphere
2 15 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (7.69%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) SaaS
2 3 (4.62%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) SSL
2 22 (33.85%) HTTP
3 6 (9.23%) DMZ
4 5 (7.69%) Firewall
4 5 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) DB2
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) JUnit
2 3 (4.62%) XMLSpy
3 2 (3.08%) Subversion
3 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (16.92%) Retail
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Designer
3 11 (16.92%) Architect
4 9 (13.85%) Software Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Consultant
6 7 (10.77%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.77%) webMethods Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Integration Architect
8 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.15%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (4.62%) Software Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) SOA Designer
9 3 (4.62%) webMethods Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Software Architect
11 1 (1.54%) Systems Engineer
11 1 (1.54%) Technical Architect
11 1 (1.54%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.54%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.92%) XML
2 26 (40.00%) Middleware
3 23 (35.38%) JMS
4 22 (33.85%) WSDL
5 19 (29.23%) WebSphere MQ
5 19 (29.23%) XSD
6 18 (27.69%) REST
7 17 (26.15%) SOAP
8 9 (13.85%) XSLT
9 7 (10.77%) Web Services
10 5 (7.69%) HTML
10 5 (7.69%) .NET
10 5 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (7.69%) JSON
10 5 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (6.15%) JDBC
12 2 (3.08%) Swing
12 2 (3.08%) J2SE
12 2 (3.08%) Apache Axis
12 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) DataPower
2 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (15.38%) Clustering
4 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (7.69%) Open Source
5 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) AIX
2 18 (27.69%) Linux
3 12 (18.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 8 (12.31%) UNIX
4 8 (12.31%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) SUSE
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (67.69%) SOA
2 17 (26.15%) UML
3 14 (21.54%) TOGAF
3 14 (21.54%) ITIL
4 13 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 13 (20.00%) Release Management
4 13 (20.00%) Test Management
4 13 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 13 (20.00%) SysML
4 13 (20.00%) Scrum
4 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (18.46%) OO
6 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.85%) OOP
8 8 (12.31%) EAI
9 7 (10.77%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (9.23%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (9.23%) CAD
11 5 (7.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) Java
2 16 (24.62%) Python
3 14 (21.54%) SQL
4 13 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (10.77%) C
6 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.62%) Perl
7 3 (4.62%) VBA
7 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (72.31%) webMethods
2 28 (43.08%) IBM
3 17 (26.15%) Oracle
4 8 (12.31%) SAP
4 8 (12.31%) HP
5 5 (7.69%) Intel
6 3 (4.62%) Dell
6 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.08%) Mercator
8 1 (1.54%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.54%) Terracotta
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
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