The first table below looks at the demand for XDE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XDE over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rose XDE
Rank - 543 584
Contract jobs citing XDE 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.019% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

XDE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XDE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

XDE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XDE
Daily Rate Trend

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

XDE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XDE
Hourly Rate Trend

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

XDE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XDE
Top 4 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XDE 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 XDE.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing

XDE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XDE 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 XDE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB