The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Memory Management
England / South West
Rank - - 148
Contract jobs citing Memory Management 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £388
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2101 2318 2482
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.62% 79.88% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1527 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 137 87
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Memory Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Memory Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Memory Management in the South West

Memory Management
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for Memory Management.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Memory Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Programmer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared