The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 24 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 268 271
Rank change year-on-year +35 +3  
Contract jobs citing Software AG 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.079% 0.022% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.046% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £340 £550
% change year-on-year +50.73% -38.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3755 4330 4471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.16% 48.53% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2098 2540 2440
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 218 240
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Software AG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Software AG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Software AG in the South East

Software AG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software AG in the South East

Software AG
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 Software AG in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software AG in the South East

Software AG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 5 £350 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Software AG
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Software AG.

1 7 (70.00%) webMethods
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) Swing
3 5 (50.00%) J2SE
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) JUnit
3 5 (50.00%) OOD
3 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 5 (50.00%) Java RMI
3 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Axis
4 4 (40.00%) Electronics
5 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) vCloud
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps

Software AG
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 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (10.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (50.00%) JUnit
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SOA Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Apache Axis
1 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (50.00%) J2SE
1 5 (50.00%) Java RMI
1 5 (50.00%) Swing
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (10.00%) SUSE
2 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OO
1 5 (50.00%) OOD
1 5 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Adaptive Security
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (10.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) vCloud
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) webMethods
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) ESRI
5 1 (10.00%) HP