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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Trac
UK
Rank 583 607 593
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Contract jobs citing Trac 14 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.030% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 5
Median daily rate - £323 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £323 £320
% change year-on-year
- +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.21%

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
7381 7593 6898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.49% 14.95% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4919 5065 4709
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 203 125
Median hourly rate £41.25 £41.80 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £24.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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 8 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 20 January 2017. 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 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
England +38 14 - - 5
Surrey +23 12 - - 2
South East +21 12 - - 5
Camberley - 12 - - 2
East of England +3 1 - -
London - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 24 (88.89%) Subversion
2 23 (85.19%) Software Engineering
2 23 (85.19%) C++
3 22 (81.48%) Telecoms
3 22 (81.48%) RTP
3 22 (81.48%) Linux
3 22 (81.48%) OO
3 22 (81.48%) STL
3 22 (81.48%) GSM
3 22 (81.48%) PBX
3 22 (81.48%) UMTS
3 22 (81.48%) VoIP
3 22 (81.48%) Cisco
3 22 (81.48%) RANAP
3 22 (81.48%) LTE
3 22 (81.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 22 (81.48%) Asterisk PBX
3 22 (81.48%) GCC
3 22 (81.48%) GDB
3 22 (81.48%) Diameter Protocol
3 22 (81.48%) Cross-Platform Development
4 17 (62.96%) High Availability
5 5 (18.52%) Wireshark
5 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
6 3 (11.11%) JIRA
6 3 (11.11%) Bugzilla
7 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Selenium
7 2 (7.41%) Windows

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 22 (81.48%) Asterisk PBX
1 22 (81.48%) Diameter Protocol
1 22 (81.48%) GSM
1 22 (81.48%) LTE
1 22 (81.48%) PBX
1 22 (81.48%) RANAP
1 22 (81.48%) RTP
1 22 (81.48%) UMTS
1 22 (81.48%) VoIP
2 5 (18.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (88.89%) Subversion
2 22 (81.48%) GCC
2 22 (81.48%) GDB
3 3 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 3 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.41%) Selenium
General
1 22 (81.48%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Software Engineer
2 22 (81.48%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Games Tester
4 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 22 (81.48%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Software Engineering
2 22 (81.48%) Cross-Platform Development
2 22 (81.48%) OO
3 17 (62.96%) High Availability
4 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ARP4754
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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