The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Ada skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ada over the 3 months to 30 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.

Ada
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 607 608
Rank change year-on-year +46 +1  
Contract jobs citing Ada 39 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.061% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.16% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Median daily rate £430 £336 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.88% +3.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £336 £325
% change year-on-year +27.88% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 13
Median hourly rate £42.07 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £35.00 £35.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.83 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  

Ada is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18757 20594 19950
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.20% 38.04% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12916 14137 12939
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 469 411
Median hourly rate £42.49 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £19.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Ada
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Ada as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ada in the UK

Ada
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ada.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ada in the UK

Ada
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ada in the UK

Ada
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ada over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Ada in the UK

Ada
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ada within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England +55 39 £430 +27.88% 2
South West +6 14 - -
South East +28 12 £430 +16.21%
Hampshire - 11 £430 -
Bristol +12 8 - -
Hertfordshire +3 6 - -
East of England +3 6 - -
Yeovil +8 5 - -
Somerset +5 5 - -
Winchester - 4 £425 -
North West +22 3 - - 1
Lancashire +12 3 - - 1
Stevenage +2 3 - -
Preston -3 3 - - 1
Portsmouth - 3 - -
New Malden - 2 - -
London - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Filton - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ada also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Ada.

1 61 (84.72%) Software Engineering
2 37 (51.39%) UML
3 36 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 34 (47.22%) Rational DOORS
5 30 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 27 (37.50%) Rational Rhapsody
7 26 (36.11%) C++
8 25 (34.72%) C#
8 25 (34.72%) Integration Testing
9 24 (33.33%) Ada 95
10 22 (30.56%) C
11 19 (26.39%) Military
12 17 (23.61%) Aerospace
13 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
14 15 (20.83%) MATLAB
14 15 (20.83%) Simulink
15 12 (16.67%) Perl
15 12 (16.67%) Manufacturing
16 11 (15.28%) Yourdon
16 11 (15.28%) Java
16 11 (15.28%) Avionics
17 10 (13.89%) SQL
17 10 (13.89%) CSS
18 9 (12.50%) Windows
18 9 (12.50%) OO
18 9 (12.50%) Programme Management
18 9 (12.50%) Finance
18 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
19 8 (11.11%) HOOD
19 8 (11.11%) Python

Ada
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (4.17%) Apache
1 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Simulink
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) HTTP
1 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 34 (47.22%) Rational DOORS
2 27 (37.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (8.33%) GDB
4 5 (6.94%) VectorCAST
5 3 (4.17%) ClearCase
5 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.17%) JIRA
6 2 (2.78%) Rational Rose
General
1 19 (26.39%) Military
2 17 (23.61%) Aerospace
3 12 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 11 (15.28%) Avionics
5 9 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (68.06%) Software Engineer
2 27 (37.50%) Ada Engineer
3 23 (31.94%) Ada Software Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Developer
5 10 (13.89%) Ada Developer
6 7 (9.72%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.17%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (4.17%) C++ Applications Developer
9 3 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Quantitative Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) CSS
2 3 (4.17%) HTML
2 3 (4.17%) JSP
3 1 (1.39%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Derivative
1 3 (4.17%) User Experience
2 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) RIA
3 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (84.72%) Software Engineering
2 37 (51.39%) UML
3 25 (34.72%) Integration Testing
4 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 11 (15.28%) Yourdon
6 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.50%) OO
6 9 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 8 (11.11%) HOOD
7 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.72%) SDLC
9 6 (8.33%) Scrum
9 6 (8.33%) Time Management
10 5 (6.94%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (5.56%) Hazard Analysis
11 4 (5.56%) SysML
12 3 (4.17%) Requirements Management
12 3 (4.17%) Waterfall
12 3 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) C++
2 25 (34.72%) C#
3 24 (33.33%) Ada 95
4 22 (30.56%) C
5 15 (20.83%) MATLAB
6 12 (16.67%) Perl
7 11 (15.28%) Java
8 10 (13.89%) SQL
9 8 (11.11%) Python
10 7 (9.72%) Ada 83
11 5 (6.94%) Tcl
12 2 (2.78%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 36 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.11%) Degree
4 7 (9.72%) MCTS
4 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) HND
7 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (1.39%) MISRA
2 1 (1.39%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Serena
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
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