The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pega
Rank 109 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing Pega 7 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.59% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 1.22% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 16
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-35.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1170 905 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.56% 48.81% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 380 453
Average daily rate £325 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £173 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 84 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £28.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Pega
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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 11 July 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%) WebLogic
3 5 (50.00%) BEA
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) webMethods
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) RUP
4 4 (40.00%) J2EE
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Informatica
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle OWB

Pega
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (50.00%) 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
1 1 (10.00%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
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%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) BEA
3 4 (40.00%) webMethods
4 3 (30.00%) Informatica
5 1 (10.00%) Business Objects