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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software AG
Rank 567 568 539
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Contract jobs citing Software AG 27 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.058% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.13% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 6
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£413 £425 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +77.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 -
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
25269 25137 22645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.52% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14362 14090 11990
Average daily rate £400 £392 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1091 1071 1207
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 £11.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 24 April 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 21 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 24 April 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 -6 26 £425 - 2
London +2 10 £425 -
South East -11 10 £350 +7.69% 1
Berkshire -6 5 £350 +7.69%
East of England +22 3 £575 +31.42% 1
City of London +18 3 £388 -0.12%
Essex +9 3 £575 +31.42% 1
Bracknell -1 3 £350 +27.27%
Chessington - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £550 - 1
Weybridge - 3 £550 -
East Midlands +6 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -3 2 - -
Nottingham -6 2 - -
Hampshire -13 2 £294 -
Reading - 2 £350 -
Brentwood - 2 £575 - 1
Basingstoke +3 1 £300 -
Newbury - 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Software AG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (57.78%) webMethods
2 24 (53.33%) Java
3 23 (51.11%) XML
3 23 (51.11%) SOA
4 21 (46.67%) XSD
5 18 (40.00%) Oracle
6 15 (33.33%) WSDL
6 15 (33.33%) Middleware
6 15 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 13 (28.89%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (26.67%) DB2
9 11 (24.44%) Retail
10 10 (22.22%) Firewall
10 10 (22.22%) SAP
10 10 (22.22%) Web Services
10 10 (22.22%) JMS
10 10 (22.22%) HTTP
11 9 (20.00%) AIX
11 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 8 (17.78%) JSON
12 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
12 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 8 (17.78%) Open Source
12 8 (17.78%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (17.78%) Clustering
12 8 (17.78%) HTML
12 8 (17.78%) .NET
12 8 (17.78%) Linux
12 8 (17.78%) NetWeaver
12 8 (17.78%) DMZ

Software AG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (17.78%) NetWeaver
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) ION MarketView
1 1 (2.22%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Firewall
1 10 (22.22%) HTTP
2 8 (17.78%) DMZ
2 8 (17.78%) HTTPS
3 5 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) DB2
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) JUnit
2 4 (8.89%) XMLSpy
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 11 (24.44%) Retail
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) French Language
5 1 (2.22%) German Language
5 1 (2.22%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Architect
3 9 (20.00%) webMethods Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Integration Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Consultant
6 6 (13.33%) Designer
7 5 (11.11%) webMethods Consultant
8 4 (8.89%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
10 2 (4.44%) IT Security Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Security Architect
10 2 (4.44%) IT Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
11 1 (2.22%) SOA Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) XML
2 21 (46.67%) XSD
3 15 (33.33%) WSDL
3 15 (33.33%) Middleware
4 13 (28.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (22.22%) Web Services
5 10 (22.22%) JMS
6 8 (17.78%) JSON
6 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 8 (17.78%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (17.78%) HTML
6 8 (17.78%) .NET
6 8 (17.78%) REST
7 7 (15.56%) SOAP
8 4 (8.89%) JDBC
9 3 (6.67%) XSLT
10 1 (2.22%) Java RMI
10 1 (2.22%) J2SE
10 1 (2.22%) Swing
10 1 (2.22%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Open Source
1 8 (17.78%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) DataPower
3 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
3 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) PKI
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.22%) Equities
6 1 (2.22%) Derivative
6 1 (2.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (2.22%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) AIX
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 6 (13.33%) UNIX
4 5 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (8.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) SOA
2 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.89%) UML
4 3 (6.67%) B2B
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.67%) TDD
4 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Security Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Information Security
5 2 (4.44%) Data Management
5 2 (4.44%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Python
3 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.44%) C
5 1 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
1 2 (4.44%) CISM
1 2 (4.44%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) webMethods
2 18 (40.00%) Oracle
3 10 (22.22%) SAP
4 7 (15.56%) Intel
5 5 (11.11%) IBM
6 4 (8.89%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) TIBCO
8 2 (4.44%) VMware
8 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.22%) ION Trading
9 1 (2.22%) Terracotta
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