The table below looks at the statistics for UniData skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UniData over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rocket Software UniData
Rank 651 614 617
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +3
Contract jobs citing UniData 7 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.030% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.057% 0.13% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 0
Average daily rate £475 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12176 12755 12441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.78% 22.84% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8240 8233 7822
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 168 218
Average hourly rate £32.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.33 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

UniData
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UniData within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

UniData Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UniData
Daily Rate Trend

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

UniData Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UniData
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UniData within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

UniData Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UniData
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UniData Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UniData
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UniData within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stirling - 4 £450 - 1
Scotland - 4 £450 - 1
London -14 3 £563 +73.07% 1
England -43 3 £563 +73.07% 2
Canary Wharf +2 1 £650 +23.80%

UniData
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing UniData 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 UniData.

1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Perl
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Global One
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) C
4 4 (44.44%) SunGard
5 3 (33.33%) Sybase
6 2 (22.22%) JUnit
6 2 (22.22%) JDBC
6 2 (22.22%) JSP
6 2 (22.22%) Servlets
6 2 (22.22%) JBoss
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE
6 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (22.22%) Control-M
6 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
6 2 (22.22%) JMS
6 2 (22.22%) JAXB
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus

UniData
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing UniData 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 UniData. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) mvBase
2 1 (11.11%) OpenQM
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Log4j
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Development Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Development Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) GWT
1 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 2 (22.22%) HornetQ
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) JAXB
1 2 (22.22%) JDBC
1 2 (22.22%) JMS
1 2 (22.22%) JMX
1 2 (22.22%) JSP
1 2 (22.22%) JSTL
1 2 (22.22%) Servlets
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
1 2 (22.22%) XMLBeans
2 1 (11.11%) Swing
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
1 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Collateral Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Perl
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SunGard
3 3 (33.33%) Sybase
4 2 (22.22%) Sencha
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