The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Terracotta 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 Terracotta over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Terracotta, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terracotta
Rank 591 566 559
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -7
Contract jobs citing Terracotta 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.017% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Terracotta
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Terracotta within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Terracotta Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Terracotta
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Terracotta within the UK.

Terracotta Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Terracotta
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terracotta within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
London +11 1 £380 -33.91% 1
England -31 1 £380 -33.91% 1
City of London - - - -

Terracotta
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Terracotta 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 Terracotta.

1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Software AG
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods
2 1 (33.33%) ACCA
2 1 (33.33%) CIMA
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) XMPP
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) WebLOAD
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) AMQP
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

Terracotta
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Terracotta 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 Terracotta. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) WebLOAD
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) NeoLoad
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSD
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ACCA
1 1 (33.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Software AG
1 1 (33.33%) webMethods