Period
to 22 April 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CA Agile Central products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CA Agile Central over the 6 months to 22 April 2019 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 CA Agile Central (formerly Rally).

CA Agile Central
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 779 821 750
Rank change year-on-year +42 -71 +46
Contract jobs citing CA Agile Central 81 67 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.066% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 49
UK median daily rate £425 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +21.21% -
10th Percentile £317 £338 £258
90th Percentile £512 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £405 £350
% change year-on-year -6.17% +15.71% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +16.88% -

CA Agile Central is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40,463 41,939 40,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.37% 41.46% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,214 26,157 25,169
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £263 £245 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,395 1,451 1,478
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% +2.94% -10.53%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.75 £10.38
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.19% -3.88% -8.33%

CA Agile Central
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CA Agile Central as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CA Agile Central in the UK

CA Agile Central
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CA Agile Central in the UK

CA Agile Central
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CA Agile Central over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CA Agile Central in the UK

CA Agile Central
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA Agile Central in the UK

CA Agile Central
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA Agile Central within the UK over the 6 months to 22 April 2019. 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 +43 77 £428 -14.50%
UK excluding London +17 50 £380 -6.17%
London +40 30 £463 -15.91%
South East +27 21 £390 -7.14%
South West -24 11 £463 -15.91%
East of England +27 6 £313 -16.67%
Scotland +23 4 £393 -27.31%
North of England +17 4 £361 -7.44%
East Midlands +10 4 £350 -14.63%
Midlands -11 4 £350 -13.58%
North West +11 3 £361 -7.44%
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CA Agile Central also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for CA Agile Central.

1 70 (86.42%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (59.26%) JIRA
3 42 (51.85%) Scrum
4 30 (37.04%) Project Management
5 24 (29.63%) Java
6 20 (24.69%) Test Automation
7 19 (23.46%) Jenkins
8 18 (22.22%) Finance
9 17 (20.99%) Agile Project Management
9 17 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (18.52%) Confluence
10 15 (18.52%) HTML
10 15 (18.52%) CSS
10 15 (18.52%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 14 (17.28%) CA
11 14 (17.28%) DevOps
12 12 (14.81%) User Experience
12 12 (14.81%) VersionOne
13 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
13 11 (13.58%) Selenium
13 11 (13.58%) .NET
13 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
13 11 (13.58%) Ruby
14 10 (12.35%) TDD
14 10 (12.35%) Web Services
14 10 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (12.35%) Big Data
14 10 (12.35%) Analytics
14 10 (12.35%) User Stories
14 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving

CA Agile Central
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 15 (18.52%) Confluence
2 8 (9.88%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) nginx
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) GitHub
2 5 (6.17%) Office 365
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.47%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (2.47%) SaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) HTTP
1 4 (4.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) Big Data
2 8 (9.88%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.94%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (3.70%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (59.26%) JIRA
2 19 (23.46%) Jenkins
3 12 (14.81%) VersionOne
4 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
4 11 (13.58%) Selenium
5 10 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (8.64%) JMeter
7 6 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (6.17%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (6.17%) Subversion
9 4 (4.94%) Gradle
9 4 (4.94%) HP UFT
9 4 (4.94%) LoadRunner
9 4 (4.94%) Maven
9 4 (4.94%) WATIR
10 3 (3.70%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.70%) JUnit
10 3 (3.70%) NetBeans
10 3 (3.70%) SonarQube
10 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.70%) Automotive
3 3 (3.70%) Legal
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Advertising
4 2 (2.47%) Back Office
4 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.47%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.23%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Scrum Master
2 13 (16.05%) Product Manager
3 12 (14.81%) Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Agile Scrum Master
5 6 (7.41%) Innovation Manager
5 6 (7.41%) Tester
6 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Office 365 Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Agile Coach
8 3 (3.70%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) CSS
1 15 (18.52%) HTML
2 11 (13.58%) .NET
3 10 (12.35%) Web Services
4 9 (11.11%) Spring
5 7 (8.64%) jQuery
5 7 (8.64%) Kafka
6 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.17%) HTML5
6 5 (6.17%) REST
6 5 (6.17%) SOAP
6 5 (6.17%) Spring Boot
7 4 (4.94%) J2EE
7 4 (4.94%) Node.js
7 4 (4.94%) XML
8 3 (3.70%) Spring Integration
8 3 (3.70%) Spring MVC
8 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.81%) User Experience
3 9 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.17%) TMS320
5 5 (6.17%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.70%) AS400
6 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.70%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.70%) Video on Demand
7 2 (2.47%) Fintech
8 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) PMI
8 1 (1.23%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (86.42%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (51.85%) Scrum
3 30 (37.04%) Project Management
4 20 (24.69%) Test Automation
5 17 (20.99%) Agile Project Management
6 15 (18.52%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 14 (17.28%) DevOps
8 10 (12.35%) Analytics
8 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (12.35%) TDD
8 10 (12.35%) User Stories
9 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.11%) SDLC
10 8 (9.88%) Product Management
11 7 (8.64%) Actionable Insight
11 7 (8.64%) Open Source
11 7 (8.64%) Prototyping
11 7 (8.64%) Time Management
11 7 (8.64%) Wireframes
12 6 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) Java
2 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
2 11 (13.58%) Ruby
3 9 (11.11%) C
3 9 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (6.17%) Assembly Language
4 5 (6.17%) Perl
4 5 (6.17%) Python
5 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.94%) R
6 3 (3.70%) PHP
6 3 (3.70%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.23%) Java 8
7 1 (1.23%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
2 5 (6.17%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.17%) Puppet
2 3 (3.70%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) CA
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) Tableau
4 5 (6.17%) Freescale
4 5 (6.17%) OutSystems
4 5 (6.17%) Wind River
5 3 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.70%) Datameer
5 3 (3.70%) HP
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.47%) Adobe
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle