Period
to 22 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 806 815
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing CA Agile Central 74 72 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.072% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 64
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.29% +0.29%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £313
90th Percentile £656 £547 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £406
% change year-on-year -11.25% -1.54% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £36.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.82% -32.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +31.82% -32.10%

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 43,414 42,681 47,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.03% 42.95% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,864 26,381 29,095
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £242 £239
90th Percentile £625 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,661 1,387 1,693
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% +2.03% -2.94%

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 October 2018.

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 9 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 October 2018. 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 -7 70 £425 - 8
London +2 38 £475 - 2
UK excluding London -37 35 £355 -11.25% 7
East Midlands +26 16 £342 -33.27% 3
Midlands -15 16 £342 -22.93% 4
South East -22 7 £400 -13.04%
East of England +4 5 £510 +59.38%
South West -29 4 - -
Scotland - 3 £450 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 60 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (68.92%) JIRA
3 37 (50.00%) Scrum
4 24 (32.43%) User Stories
5 23 (31.08%) Selenium
6 22 (29.73%) Jenkins
7 19 (25.68%) Test Automation
8 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
8 18 (24.32%) Java
8 18 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (21.62%) HTML
9 16 (21.62%) Subversion
9 16 (21.62%) Puppet
9 16 (21.62%) Kanban
10 15 (20.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (20.27%) Finance
10 15 (20.27%) J2EE
10 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
10 15 (20.27%) CSS
11 14 (18.92%) Web Services
11 14 (18.92%) Project Management
11 14 (18.92%) Marketing
11 14 (18.92%) SDLC
12 13 (17.57%) Node.js
12 13 (17.57%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (17.57%) TDD
12 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Excel
13 12 (16.22%) Trello

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 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.81%) Confluence
3 7 (9.46%) Apache Spark
4 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.05%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.05%) InVision
4 3 (4.05%) UserZoom
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (2.70%) Mingle
6 1 (1.35%) EViews
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Markit EDM
1 2 (2.70%) PolarLake
2 1 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Trello
2 10 (13.51%) npm
3 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) CTI
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Big Data
1 5 (6.76%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.41%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (4.05%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.70%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.70%) Data Mart
4 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.70%) HBase
4 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) Parquet
4 2 (2.70%) Presto
5 1 (1.35%) DB2
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (68.92%) JIRA
2 23 (31.08%) Selenium
3 22 (29.73%) Jenkins
4 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
5 16 (21.62%) Subversion
6 11 (14.86%) HP UFT
6 11 (14.86%) JUnit
6 11 (14.86%) Maven
7 10 (13.51%) CA Release Automation
7 10 (13.51%) Gradle
8 7 (9.46%) JMeter
9 6 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (8.11%) WATIR
10 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
11 3 (4.05%) Axure RP
11 3 (4.05%) IntelliJ
11 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.70%) Ant
12 2 (2.70%) NetBeans
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 14 (18.92%) Marketing
3 6 (8.11%) Back Office
4 5 (6.76%) Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Publishing
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.41%) Front Office
5 4 (5.41%) Legal
6 2 (2.70%) Advertising
7 1 (1.35%) Games
7 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Developer
2 12 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 11 (14.86%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Digital Project Manager
5 7 (9.46%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Agile Coach
7 5 (6.76%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Scrum Master
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Digital Agile Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Digital Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Tester
8 4 (5.41%) Web Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Agile Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Product Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) HTML
2 15 (20.27%) CSS
2 15 (20.27%) J2EE
3 14 (18.92%) Web Services
4 13 (17.57%) Node.js
5 11 (14.86%) jQuery
5 11 (14.86%) Spring
6 10 (13.51%) Ajax
6 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
6 10 (13.51%) HTML5
6 10 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (12.16%) REST
7 9 (12.16%) Spring Boot
7 9 (12.16%) Spring Security
7 9 (12.16%) Swagger
8 7 (9.46%) XML
9 4 (5.41%) SOAP
10 3 (4.05%) JDBC
10 3 (4.05%) JMS
10 3 (4.05%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.16%) User Experience
3 7 (9.46%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.70%) Derivative
6 2 (2.70%) Equities
6 2 (2.70%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.70%) Wiki
7 1 (1.35%) Fintech
7 1 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.35%) Mashup
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Linux
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Unix
3 3 (4.05%) Android
3 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.00%) Scrum
3 24 (32.43%) User Stories
4 19 (25.68%) Test Automation
5 16 (21.62%) Kanban
5 16 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (20.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (18.92%) Project Management
7 14 (18.92%) SDLC
8 13 (17.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (17.57%) TDD
9 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
10 10 (13.51%) Analytics
10 10 (13.51%) Coaching
10 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (13.51%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (13.51%) Open Source
10 10 (13.51%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 8 (10.81%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) Java
2 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.86%) Python
4 10 (13.51%) SQL
5 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.11%) Perl
5 6 (8.11%) Ruby
6 4 (5.41%) ActionScript
6 4 (5.41%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (5.41%) C
6 4 (5.41%) VBA
7 3 (4.05%) C#
8 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.70%) Scala
8 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.35%) Java 8
9 1 (1.35%) R
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.11%) Degree
3 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.35%) SAFe Agilist
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 6 (8.11%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (21.62%) Puppet
2 2 (2.70%) Ansible
2 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.35%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.35%) Oozie
3 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Sitecore
3 5 (6.76%) hybris
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) Perforce
5 2 (2.70%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.70%) CA
5 2 (2.70%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.70%) HP
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.35%) Cognos
6 1 (1.35%) Pega
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) Tableau