The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Axway products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Axway over the 3 months to 27 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 Axway.

Axway
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 598 623
Rank change year-on-year -2 +25  
Contract jobs citing Axway 10 56 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.10% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.048% 0.23% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 42 8
Median daily rate £450 £450 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +57.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £450 £282
% change year-on-year -12.77% +59.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

Axway 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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20658 24248 24553
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.91% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12524 14933 14366
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 832 1088
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.45 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +7.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Axway
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Axway in the UK

Axway
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Axway in the UK

Axway
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Axway over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Axway in the UK

Axway
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Axway in the UK

Axway
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Axway within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England -22 8 £458 +1.66%
London +6 6 £470 -32.85%

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Axway 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 Axway.

1 28 (77.78%) Windows
1 28 (77.78%) IBM
2 27 (75.00%) Unix
3 25 (69.44%) FTP
4 20 (55.56%) B2B
4 20 (55.56%) IBM Sterling
5 19 (52.78%) ISPF
5 19 (52.78%) iSeries
5 19 (52.78%) Time Sharing Option
5 19 (52.78%) JCL
5 19 (52.78%) Tandem
5 19 (52.78%) zOS
6 13 (36.11%) Middleware
7 12 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 12 (33.33%) Banking
7 12 (33.33%) Finance
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) Mainframe
10 7 (19.44%) Linux
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (16.67%) Service Management
12 5 (13.89%) Retail
13 4 (11.11%) EDIFACT
13 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (11.11%) HTTPS
13 4 (11.11%) SSL
13 4 (11.11%) HTTP
13 4 (11.11%) JMS
13 4 (11.11%) MySQL

Axway
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 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.33%) JBoss
1 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
1 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Mimecast
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Boomi
3 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) FTP
2 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 4 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 4 (11.11%) SSL
3 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SAP HANA
General
1 12 (33.33%) Banking
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Product Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) z/OS Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) ISPF
2 13 (36.11%) Middleware
3 4 (11.11%) EDIFACT
3 4 (11.11%) JDBC
3 4 (11.11%) JMS
3 4 (11.11%) ODBC
3 4 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (8.33%) Software Packaging
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE
5 1 (2.78%) Java EE
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
5 1 (2.78%) OAuth
5 1 (2.78%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.78%) OpenID
5 1 (2.78%) RAML
5 1 (2.78%) RESTful
5 1 (2.78%) Serverless Framework
5 1 (2.78%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) iSeries
1 19 (52.78%) Tandem
2 8 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Unix
3 19 (52.78%) zOS
4 7 (19.44%) Linux
5 3 (8.33%) AIX
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) B2B
2 12 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Change Control
5 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.78%) Content Management
6 1 (2.78%) EAI
6 1 (2.78%) Open Source
6 1 (2.78%) Prototyping
6 1 (2.78%) Scrum
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.78%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 1 (2.78%) Use Case
6 1 (2.78%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) JCL
2 4 (11.11%) ActionScript
2 4 (11.11%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (11.11%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) IBM
2 20 (55.56%) IBM Sterling
3 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 3 (8.33%) Apigee
5 3 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Informatica
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.33%) Siebel
5 3 (8.33%) Tumbleweed
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) TIBCO