The table below looks at the statistics for Trac skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Trac over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Trac
Rank 642 638 589
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -49
Contract jobs citing Trac 1 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.014% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.012% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 11
Median daily rate £425 £370 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +76.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £170 £165
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8606 7567 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.90% 13.29% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 4987 4352
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 146
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

Trac
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Trac as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Trac Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Trac
Daily Rate Trend

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

Trac Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Trac
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Trac within the UK.

Trac Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Trac
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Trac within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 1 £425 +14.86% 1
England -21 1 £425 +14.86% 3

Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Trac 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 Trac.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Subversion
2 8 (88.89%) C++
3 7 (77.78%) STL
3 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (77.78%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (55.56%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (55.56%) Cross-Platform Development
4 5 (55.56%) LTE
4 5 (55.56%) RANAP
4 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (55.56%) GSM
4 5 (55.56%) UMTS
4 5 (55.56%) RTP
5 4 (44.44%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) GCC
6 2 (22.22%) GDB
7 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003

Trac
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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Diameter Protocol
1 5 (55.56%) GSM
1 5 (55.56%) LTE
1 5 (55.56%) RANAP
1 5 (55.56%) RTP
1 5 (55.56%) UMTS
1 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) GPRS
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
2 2 (22.22%) GCC
2 2 (22.22%) GDB
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) GSM Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) UMTS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) UMTS Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (77.78%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Digital TV
1 1 (11.11%) IVR
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Debian
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) OO
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Cross-Platform Development
3 4 (44.44%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
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