The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Pega products and/or services 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 Pega over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Pegasystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pega
Rank 112 98 85
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing Pega 5 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.33% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.74% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 22
Average daily rate
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- £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £510 £500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1297 950 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.04% 44.94% 48.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 473 521
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 59 94
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% -13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £28.35 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

Pega
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pega Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Pega
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pega Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Pega
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pega 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 Pega.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) RUP
4 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (40.00%) BEA
5 3 (30.00%) webMethods
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Informatica
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (10.00%) Middleware
7 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest

Pega
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pega 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 Pega. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Documentum
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) RUP
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) BEA
3 3 (30.00%) webMethods
4 2 (20.00%) Informatica
5 1 (10.00%) Business Objects