Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of TOWER Software products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TOWER Software over the 6 months to 25 July 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 TOWER Software.

TOWER Software
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 827 834
Rank change year-on-year +64 +7 -16
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 35 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.044% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.091% 0.100% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 15
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £312 £406 £408
90th Percentile £571 £600 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -

TOWER Software 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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 38326 45066 46319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.73% 44.40% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23628 28099 27341
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +0.63%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1301 1482 2025
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.48 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.72% -0.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £44.98 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%

TOWER Software
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for TOWER Software in England

TOWER Software
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TOWER Software in England

TOWER Software
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TOWER Software in England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TOWER Software in England

TOWER Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TOWER Software in England

TOWER Software
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 TOWER Software within the England region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
London +15 32 £475 - 1
East of England - 2 - -
South East +27 1 £460 +22.67% 1
TOWER Software
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software.

1 15 (42.86%) SQL
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 13 (37.14%) Data Protection
3 13 (37.14%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (37.14%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) Python
4 9 (25.71%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) QA
4 9 (25.71%) Ansible
5 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
5 8 (22.86%) Web Services
5 8 (22.86%) VBA
5 8 (22.86%) Linux
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (20.00%) Migration
6 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (20.00%) DevOps
6 7 (20.00%) SDLC
6 7 (20.00%) Office 365
7 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
7 6 (17.14%) YAML
7 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
7 6 (17.14%) Unix
7 6 (17.14%) C++

TOWER Software
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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
2 2 (5.71%) WLAN
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Selenium
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Economy
5 1 (2.86%) Games
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Data Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Deployment Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Information Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) YAML
3 5 (14.29%) JSON
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) .NET
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Core
5 2 (5.71%) Angular 2
5 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) HTML5
5 2 (5.71%) LESS
5 2 (5.71%) Node.js
5 2 (5.71%) REST
5 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) RxJS
6 1 (2.86%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Fintech
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) CESG
4 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.86%) Animation
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 13 (37.14%) Data Protection
3 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
4 7 (20.00%) DevOps
4 7 (20.00%) Migration
4 7 (20.00%) SDLC
4 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) Python
3 8 (22.86%) VBA
4 6 (17.14%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) Go
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CITP
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) IISP
3 1 (2.86%) MBCS
3 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) COBIT
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Gluster
2 1 (2.86%) vCloud
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.71%) Puppet
3 2 (5.71%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Capita
2 1 (2.86%) EMC
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) NetApp
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Remedy
2 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.86%) Splunk
2 1 (2.86%) VMware