Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 808 814
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +49
Contract jobs citing Ada 68 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.070% 0.065%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 15
UK median daily rate £475 £328 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.04% -11.49% +13.85%
10th Percentile £352 £263 £264
90th Percentile £700 £514 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £310 £370
% change year-on-year +35.48% -16.22% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 38
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £44.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +8.96% +0.95%
10th Percentile £37.50 £35.35 £35.13
90th Percentile £46.60 £54.05 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £44.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year -6.82% +8.96% +0.95%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 43314 42222 43547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.00% 40.32% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30261 28989 29461
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.76% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 805 881 1045
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%
10th Percentile £16.18 £14.34 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +19.05%

Ada
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ada as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ada over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Top 8 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England +10 65 £475 +45.04% 3
UK excluding London +4 46 £420 +35.48% 3
London -12 19 £644 +78.82%
South East -2 18 £423 +29.01%
East of England -4 13 £360 +608.94%
South West -20 9 - - 2
North of England +58 6 - -
North West - 6 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 48 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 39 (57.35%) C++
3 28 (41.18%) UML
4 21 (30.88%) SC Cleared
4 21 (30.88%) Security Cleared
4 21 (30.88%) C
5 20 (29.41%) Finance
5 20 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
6 18 (26.47%) Integration Testing
7 16 (23.53%) Derivative
7 16 (23.53%) Quantitative Research
8 15 (22.06%) C#
9 14 (20.59%) OO
9 14 (20.59%) Rational Rhapsody
10 13 (19.12%) PnL Attribution
10 13 (19.12%) Mathematics
11 12 (17.65%) MATLAB
11 12 (17.65%) Simulink
11 12 (17.65%) OOP
12 11 (16.18%) SDLC
13 10 (14.71%) DO-178B
13 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
14 9 (13.24%) Military
14 9 (13.24%) Ada 95
15 8 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (11.76%) Link 16
15 8 (11.76%) Link 11
15 8 (11.76%) Avionics
16 7 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis
17 6 (8.82%) Scrum

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 2 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) Apache
2 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) Link 11
1 8 (11.76%) Link 16
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (20.59%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (7.35%) Subversion
4 3 (4.41%) Rational Rose
4 3 (4.41%) Rational Statemate
5 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.94%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Military
3 8 (11.76%) Avionics
4 6 (8.82%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.41%) Automotive
6 3 (4.41%) Banking
7 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (60.29%) Software Engineer
2 24 (35.29%) Ada Engineer
3 22 (32.35%) Ada Software Engineer
4 21 (30.88%) Developer
5 14 (20.59%) Quantitative Developer
6 8 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.29%) C# Quant Developer
7 7 (10.29%) C++ Developer
7 7 (10.29%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 7 (10.29%) C++/C# Developer
8 5 (7.35%) C# Pricing Developer
8 5 (7.35%) C++ Pricing Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Pricing Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Ada Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) CSS
1 5 (7.35%) HTML
2 2 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.94%) CSS3
2 2 (2.94%) Ember.js
2 2 (2.94%) Entity Framework
2 2 (2.94%) HTML5
2 2 (2.94%) jQuery
2 2 (2.94%) React
2 2 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Derivative
2 8 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.94%) Fintech
6 2 (2.94%) User Experience
6 2 (2.94%) W3C
7 1 (1.47%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) VxWorks
3 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 28 (41.18%) UML
3 18 (26.47%) Integration Testing
4 16 (23.53%) Quantitative Research
5 14 (20.59%) OO
6 13 (19.12%) Mathematics
6 13 (19.12%) PnL Attribution
7 12 (17.65%) OOP
8 11 (16.18%) SDLC
9 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (8.82%) Embedded Software Development
11 6 (8.82%) Scrum
12 5 (7.35%) Change Control
13 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (4.41%) HOOD
14 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
14 3 (4.41%) Test Scripting
14 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
14 3 (4.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (57.35%) C++
2 21 (30.88%) C
3 15 (22.06%) C#
4 12 (17.65%) MATLAB
5 9 (13.24%) Ada 95
6 3 (4.41%) Java
7 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.94%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.47%) Ada 83
8 1 (1.47%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) SC Cleared
1 21 (30.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.94%) Red Hat