Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Software AG products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software AG over the 6 months to 18 November 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 Software AG.

Software AG
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 797 825 818
Rank change year-on-year +28 -7 -46
Contract jobs citing Software AG 34 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.049% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 28
England median daily rate £450 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +32.26% -11.43%
10th Percentile £300 £367 £321
90th Percentile £580 £700 £558
UK median daily rate £500 £513 £388
% change year-on-year -2.44% +32.26% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - -

Software AG is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40199 44295 45544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 45.13% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25195 27380 27387
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1351 1568 1947
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%

Software AG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Software AG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Software AG in England

Software AG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software AG in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software AG in England

Software AG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software AG in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software AG in England

Software AG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software AG in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software AG in England

Software AG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software AG within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +25 23 £375 -1.32% 1
London -25 9 £540 -6.09% 1
Midlands +20 1 £450 +40.63%
South West +11 1 £300 -41.46%
East Midlands 0 1 £450 +40.63%
Software AG
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software AG 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 England region with a requirement for Software AG.

1 26 (76.47%) webMethods
2 23 (67.65%) Java
3 22 (64.71%) Oracle
4 21 (61.76%) Web Services
4 21 (61.76%) Windows
4 21 (61.76%) Linux
4 21 (61.76%) Eclipse
5 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
6 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
6 14 (41.18%) Oracle Database
7 13 (38.24%) System Integration Testing
7 13 (38.24%) API Testing
7 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
7 13 (38.24%) Oracle APEX
7 13 (38.24%) Selenium
7 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (38.24%) F#
7 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (38.24%) TestNG
7 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (38.24%) vSphere
7 13 (38.24%) SoapUI
7 13 (38.24%) SpecFlow
7 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (38.24%) PuTTY
7 13 (38.24%) WinSCP
7 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
7 13 (38.24%) HP UFT

Software AG
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) PuTTY
1 13 (38.24%) WinSCP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle Database
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database 10g
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (20.59%) Adabas
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) Eclipse
2 13 (38.24%) Ant
2 13 (38.24%) HP UFT
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (38.24%) Selenium
2 13 (38.24%) SoapUI
2 13 (38.24%) SpecFlow
2 13 (38.24%) TestNG
3 11 (32.35%) LoadRunner
3 11 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (23.53%) JUnit
4 8 (23.53%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) Babel
General
1 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) SOA Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Test Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) Web Services
2 13 (38.24%) .NET
3 8 (23.53%) Apache Axis
3 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
3 8 (23.53%) J2SE
3 8 (23.53%) Java RMI
3 8 (23.53%) Swing
4 6 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (8.82%) Middleware
6 1 (2.94%) Browserify
6 1 (2.94%) HTML
6 1 (2.94%) HTML5
6 1 (2.94%) J2EE
6 1 (2.94%) Node.js
6 1 (2.94%) React
6 1 (2.94%) Redux
6 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.94%) DataPower
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Linux
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (14.71%) MVS
4 2 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.94%) SUSE
5 1 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) API Testing
1 13 (38.24%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (32.35%) Defect Tracking
2 11 (32.35%) Performance Testing
2 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
3 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
4 9 (26.47%) SOA
5 8 (23.53%) OO
5 8 (23.53%) OOD
6 6 (17.65%) DevOps
6 6 (17.65%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Web Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) F#
3 6 (17.65%) NATURAL
4 5 (14.71%) JCL
5 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) ISEB
3 7 (20.59%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) vSphere
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) webMethods
2 22 (64.71%) Oracle
3 13 (38.24%) HP
3 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) Red Hat
3 13 (38.24%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) IBM
5 5 (14.71%) Fujitsu
6 2 (5.88%) Adobe
6 2 (5.88%) hybris
6 2 (5.88%) SAP