Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Ada skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ada over the 6 months to 18 February 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.

Ada
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 207 223
Rank change year-on-year +16 +16 -15
Contract jobs citing Ada 10 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.36% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
North West median daily rate £315 - £303
England median daily rate £535 £345 £370
% change year-on-year +55.07% -6.76% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +25.00% +1.41%
10th Percentile £36.48 £40.06 £32.43
90th Percentile £44.00 £50.00 £42.60
England median hourly rate £40.75 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +5.88% +6.25%

Ada is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,123 2,221 2,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.21% 37.43% 34.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,460 1,549 1,801
North West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £238
90th Percentile £547 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 73 134
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +8.11% +13.85%
10th Percentile £14.22 £14.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £49.00 £49.55 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

Ada
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Ada as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Ada in the North West

Ada
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ada in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ada in the North West

Ada
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ada in the North West over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Ada in the North West

Ada
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ada within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Lancashire +11 7 £315 - 3
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Ada
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ada also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Ada.

1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) HOOD
4 4 (40.00%) UML
4 4 (40.00%) Rational Statemate
5 3 (30.00%) MIL-STD-498
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
5 3 (30.00%) Automotive
6 2 (20.00%) RIA
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Avionics
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) HND
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Tcl
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Finance

Ada
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (40.00%) Rational Statemate
3 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (30.00%) Automotive
2 2 (20.00%) Avionics
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Ada Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Ada Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) DOORS Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) RIA
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) HOOD
3 4 (40.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Ada 95
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) MIL-STD-498
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft