The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Pega products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pega over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Pega
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 53 55
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Pega 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.32% 0.73% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 1.56% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Pega is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 287 321 347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 45.99% 47.14% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 173 202
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 20
Median hourly rate £17.81 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.43% -17.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £9.00 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Pega
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Pega as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Pega in Birmingham

Pega
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Pega in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Pega in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pega also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Pega.

1 2 (50.00%) Process Management
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Talend
2 1 (25.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Prism
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (25.00%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) IBM

Pega
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (25.00%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (25.00%) OpenText Process Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Document Management
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Process Management
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) TQM
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Blue Prism
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) OpenText
1 1 (25.00%) Talend