The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Memory Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Memory Management 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.

Memory Management
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 243 247
Contract jobs citing Memory Management 0 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 7
Median daily rate - £295 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.74 - -

Memory Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6422 7598 7801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.31% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 4681 4279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 271 280
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Memory Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Memory Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Memory Management in the South East

Memory Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Memory Management in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Memory Management in the South East

Memory Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Memory Management in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Memory Management in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Memory Management 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 South East region with a requirement for Memory Management.

1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) OpenGL
2 11 (55.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) Android
2 11 (55.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (55.00%) Android SDK
2 11 (55.00%) Android Development
2 11 (55.00%) REST
3 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (45.00%) GoogleTest
4 9 (45.00%) JSON
4 9 (45.00%) Unix
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 9 (45.00%) C++
4 9 (45.00%) Python
4 9 (45.00%) Web Services
4 9 (45.00%) Eclipse
4 9 (45.00%) Mobile Development
5 8 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (40.00%) OOD
5 8 (40.00%) UML
5 8 (40.00%) OO
5 8 (40.00%) NUnit
5 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (40.00%) Derivative
5 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared

Memory Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (5.00%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) AMQP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
1 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (45.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (45.00%) GoogleTest
3 8 (40.00%) NUnit
4 6 (30.00%) Ant
4 6 (30.00%) ClearCase
4 6 (30.00%) CppUnit
4 6 (30.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.00%) CMake
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Valgrind
General
1 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Android Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Java Android Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) C Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Unix Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C++ Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Android SDK
1 11 (55.00%) OpenGL
1 11 (55.00%) REST
1 11 (55.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) JSON
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (40.00%) Derivative
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Android
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Android Development
3 9 (45.00%) Mobile Development
4 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 8 (40.00%) OO
4 8 (40.00%) OOD
4 8 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) UML
5 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (35.00%) Use Case
6 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Game Development
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) C++
2 9 (45.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Google