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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software AG
Rank 596 569 568
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Contract jobs citing Software AG 17 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.051% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.069% 0.11% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £431 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £477 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £431 £388
% change year-on-year
+27.53% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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
24523 23898 23573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.72% 45.16% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14392 13365 12566
Average daily rate £390 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1042 1249
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.88 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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 13 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 7 July 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 -31 17 £550 +27.53% 4
London -6 9 £475 +8.57% 1
Berkshire +16 4 - -
South East -17 4 - -
City of London -1 3 £350 -26.26% 1
Preston +5 2 - -
Lancashire +1 2 - -
Bracknell -1 2 - -
North West -25 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -7 1 - -
East Midlands -7 1 - -
Nottingham -11 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £550 -

Software AG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 29 (60.42%) webMethods
2 22 (45.83%) SOA
3 21 (43.75%) Java
4 17 (35.42%) Oracle
4 17 (35.42%) XML
5 14 (29.17%) XSD
6 12 (25.00%) Retail
6 12 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 10 (20.83%) WSDL
7 10 (20.83%) Middleware
7 10 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (18.75%) SAP
9 8 (16.67%) DB2
9 8 (16.67%) SQL
9 8 (16.67%) Linux
9 8 (16.67%) UML
10 7 (14.58%) Python
10 7 (14.58%) SOAP
10 7 (14.58%) Web Services
10 7 (14.58%) UNIX
10 7 (14.58%) AIX
10 7 (14.58%) JUnit
10 7 (14.58%) Finance
11 6 (12.50%) Firewall
11 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
11 6 (12.50%) IBM
12 5 (10.42%) HTTP
12 5 (10.42%) JMS
12 5 (10.42%) SSL

Software AG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 12 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.33%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.08%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (4.17%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.08%) ION MarketView
3 1 (2.08%) SAP GTS
3 1 (2.08%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
1 2 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (4.17%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) HTTP
2 5 (10.42%) SSL
3 4 (8.33%) DMZ
3 4 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) DB2
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) JUnit
2 4 (8.33%) XMLSpy
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (25.00%) Retail
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) French Language
5 1 (2.08%) German Language
5 1 (2.08%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Architect
1 13 (27.08%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Consultant
3 9 (18.75%) webMethods Developer
4 7 (14.58%) webMethods Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Integration Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Designer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.17%) IT Security Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.17%) IT Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) XML
2 14 (29.17%) XSD
3 10 (20.83%) WSDL
3 10 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (20.83%) Middleware
4 7 (14.58%) SOAP
4 7 (14.58%) Web Services
5 5 (10.42%) JMS
5 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (8.33%) JSON
6 4 (8.33%) REST
6 4 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (8.33%) HTML
6 4 (8.33%) .NET
7 2 (4.17%) JDBC
8 1 (2.08%) XSLT
8 1 (2.08%) Swing
8 1 (2.08%) J2SE
8 1 (2.08%) Java EE
8 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) DataPower
3 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Derivative
5 1 (2.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.08%) Equities
5 1 (2.08%) Economics
5 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) UNIX
2 7 (14.58%) AIX
3 5 (10.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) SOA
2 8 (16.67%) UML
3 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.33%) Open Source
3 4 (8.33%) SDLC
4 3 (6.25%) Master Data Management
4 3 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (6.25%) Line Management
4 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Data Management
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.25%) ERP
4 3 (6.25%) B2B
4 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (4.17%) EAI
5 2 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) Python
4 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.17%) VBA
6 2 (4.17%) Perl
6 2 (4.17%) C
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) CISSP
2 2 (4.17%) CISM
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) webMethods
2 17 (35.42%) Oracle
3 9 (18.75%) SAP
4 6 (12.50%) IBM
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.25%) Intel
5 3 (6.25%) TIBCO
6 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) Informatica
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.08%) ION Trading
7 1 (2.08%) Terracotta
7 1 (2.08%) MuleSoft
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