The table below looks at the statistics for CA Gen skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA Gen over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA Gen (formerly COOL:Gen, Advantage:Gen and AllFusion Gen)
Rank 108 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing CA Gen 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.046% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.89% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
CA Gen
England

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
348 169 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.74% 7.84% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 99 125
Average daily rate £345 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.81% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

CA Gen
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CA Gen across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

CA Gen Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CA Gen
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CA Gen across the West Midlands region.

CA Gen Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CA Gen
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA Gen within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Shropshire -6 14 - -
CA Gen
England

CA Gen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CA Gen 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 CA Gen.

1 41 (100.00%) Oracle
1 41 (100.00%) Unix
2 38 (92.68%) SQL
3 37 (90.24%) Shell Script
4 36 (87.80%) PL/SQL
5 33 (80.49%) J2EE
5 33 (80.49%) Java
5 33 (80.49%) Perl
5 33 (80.49%) Informatica
5 33 (80.49%) Pega
6 32 (78.05%) webMethods
6 32 (78.05%) WebLogic
6 32 (78.05%) BEA
7 31 (75.61%) RUP
7 31 (75.61%) Waterfall
8 22 (53.66%) ClearQuest
8 22 (53.66%) ClearCase
9 21 (51.22%) Oracle OWB
10 20 (48.78%) Project Planning
11 12 (29.27%) Test Strategy
12 11 (26.83%) Software Architecture
13 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (21.95%) OO
14 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
14 8 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (14.63%) Scrum
15 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
15 6 (14.63%) Process Improvement
16 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence

CA Gen
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CA Gen 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 CA Gen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (78.05%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) Oracle OWB
2 8 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) ClearCase
1 22 (53.66%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Lead Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Software Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) CA Gen Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) ClearCase Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Informatica Developer
7 1 (2.44%) J2EE Architect
7 1 (2.44%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.44%) J2EE Software Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.44%) RUP Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Unix Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (80.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
1 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) RUP
1 31 (75.61%) Waterfall
2 20 (48.78%) Project Planning
3 12 (29.27%) Test Strategy
4 11 (26.83%) Software Architecture
5 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (21.95%) OO
6 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
7 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
7 6 (14.63%) Process Improvement
7 6 (14.63%) Scrum
8 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
10 3 (7.32%) SDLC
11 1 (2.44%) Change Control
11 1 (2.44%) ITSM
11 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) SQL
2 37 (90.24%) Shell Script
3 36 (87.80%) PL/SQL
4 33 (80.49%) Java
4 33 (80.49%) Perl
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (80.49%) Informatica
2 33 (80.49%) Pega
3 32 (78.05%) BEA
3 32 (78.05%) webMethods
4 3 (7.32%) CA