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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Trac
Rank 606 640 617
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -23
Contract jobs citing Trac 15 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.022% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 14
Median daily rate £225 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -7.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £323 £315
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - -

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
8242 8245 7365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 15.01% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 5562 5057
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 179 121
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £24.23 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 6 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 11 December 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
England +38 15 £225 +2.27% 9
South East +33 14 £225 +12.50% 8
Surrey - 13 - - 3
Camberley - 12 - - 3
Hampshire +21 1 £225 +12.50% 3
London +11 1 - - 1

Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 18 (85.71%) C++
1 18 (85.71%) Subversion
1 18 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 17 (80.95%) RANAP
2 17 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 17 (80.95%) STL
2 17 (80.95%) RTP
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) OO
2 17 (80.95%) GSM
2 17 (80.95%) PBX
2 17 (80.95%) UMTS
2 17 (80.95%) VoIP
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) LTE
2 17 (80.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 17 (80.95%) Asterisk PBX
2 17 (80.95%) GCC
2 17 (80.95%) GDB
2 17 (80.95%) High Availability
2 17 (80.95%) Diameter Protocol
2 17 (80.95%) Cross-Platform Development
3 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
4 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server

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 17 (80.95%) Asterisk PBX
1 17 (80.95%) Diameter Protocol
1 17 (80.95%) GSM
1 17 (80.95%) LTE
1 17 (80.95%) PBX
1 17 (80.95%) RANAP
1 17 (80.95%) RTP
1 17 (80.95%) UMTS
1 17 (80.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Subversion
2 17 (80.95%) GCC
2 17 (80.95%) GDB
3 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
General
1 17 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 17 (80.95%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Games Tester
4 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 17 (80.95%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 17 (80.95%) Cross-Platform Development
2 17 (80.95%) High Availability
2 17 (80.95%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
Camberley, Surrey
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