Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 816 794 842
Rank change year-on-year -22 +48 -38
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 20 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.044% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.051% 0.098% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 6
England median daily rate £460 £425 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% -20.93% -2.27%
10th Percentile £300 £341 £506
90th Percentile £613 £505 £775
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £538
% change year-on-year +8.24% -20.93% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 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 39,059 40,744 41,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.28% 45.05% 42.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,885 25,215 25,002
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £585
UK median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,268 1,486 1,784
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% -0.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.30 £45.38 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -14 15 £423 -11.05% 8
Midlands -9 3 - - 1
West Midlands -14 3 - -
North of England +48 1 - - 1
South East -23 1 £460 +11.52% 2
North East - 1 - -
TOWER Software
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 9 (45.00%) Python
1 9 (45.00%) Ansible
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps
2 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) LDAP
5 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Unix
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Artifactory
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (25.00%) Docker
5 5 (25.00%) OpenShift
5 5 (25.00%) Splunk
5 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (20.00%) QA
6 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) HTML

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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) GitHub
4 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) LDAP
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) Hazelcast
2 2 (10.00%) HBase
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Redis
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (25.00%) Artifactory
3 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Lead Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Office Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (10.00%) Angular 2
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Core
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) Kafka
2 2 (10.00%) LESS
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) React
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) RxJS
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.00%) Life Science
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Equities
4 1 (5.00%) PMI
4 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) CoreOS
4 1 (5.00%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) API Integration
4 3 (15.00%) ChatOps
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Presales
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Use Case
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Korn
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Groovy
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (15.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Mesos
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Rancher
3 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Splunk
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) BT
3 3 (15.00%) Capita
3 3 (15.00%) Google
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Adobe
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Remedy
4 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) SaltStack