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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terracotta over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Terracotta
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Terracotta 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24345 24412 23555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 44.87% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15017 14127 13357
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 1126 1043
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Terracotta
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Terracotta as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Terracotta also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Terracotta.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Compaq
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) webMethods
1 4 (100.00%) Biometrics
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy

Terracotta
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Applications Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Compaq
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) webMethods