Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 819 837 801
Rank change year-on-year +18 -36 +25
Contract jobs citing CA Agile Central 85 61 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.059% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 34 61
UK median daily rate £403 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £270
90th Percentile £621 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -13.00% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.06% -2.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +18.06% -2.04%

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 44,313 43,632 46,101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.26% 42.24% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,527 27,352 28,197
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £235 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,627 1,407 1,683
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.69 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.88 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.75% +1.52% -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 18 December 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 11 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 18 December 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 +24 77 £400 -15.79% 12
London +40 44 £475 -5.00% 8
UK excluding London -21 40 £348 -13.00% 4
East Midlands +26 12 £343 -33.07% 2
Midlands +1 12 £343 -33.07% 2
South East 0 10 £400 -30.43% 1
Scotland - 7 £400 -
East of England -13 6 £300 -6.25% 1
South West -34 4 £475 -13.64%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 71 (83.53%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (63.53%) JIRA
3 45 (52.94%) Scrum
4 25 (29.41%) Java
5 23 (27.06%) Jenkins
6 22 (25.88%) Project Management
6 22 (25.88%) Selenium
7 21 (24.71%) User Stories
8 20 (23.53%) Test Automation
9 19 (22.35%) SDLC
10 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
10 18 (21.18%) Finance
11 15 (17.65%) HTML
11 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (16.47%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (16.47%) CSS
12 14 (16.47%) Web Services
12 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Excel
12 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
13 13 (15.29%) Python
13 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
13 13 (15.29%) Kanban
13 13 (15.29%) Coaching
14 12 (14.12%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (14.12%) DevOps
14 12 (14.12%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 12 (14.12%) QA
14 12 (14.12%) Puppet
14 12 (14.12%) TDD
14 12 (14.12%) Subversion

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 9 (10.59%) Apache Spark
2 8 (9.41%) Confluence
2 8 (9.41%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.18%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (10.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (2.35%) Mingle
6 1 (1.18%) EViews
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Markit EDM
1 2 (2.35%) PolarLake
2 1 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.24%) npm
2 7 (8.24%) Trello
3 3 (3.53%) GitHub
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.18%) IaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Office 365
5 1 (1.18%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) HTTP
1 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) CTI
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.06%) Big Data
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.88%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.35%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.35%) Data Mart
5 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.35%) HBase
5 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.35%) Parquet
5 2 (2.35%) Presto
6 1 (1.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 54 (63.53%) JIRA
2 23 (27.06%) Jenkins
3 22 (25.88%) Selenium
4 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
5 12 (14.12%) Subversion
6 11 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (10.59%) JMeter
8 8 (9.41%) HP UFT
8 8 (9.41%) Maven
9 7 (8.24%) CA Release Automation
9 7 (8.24%) Gradle
9 7 (8.24%) JUnit
9 7 (8.24%) WATIR
10 5 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (5.88%) VersionOne
11 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
12 3 (3.53%) SonarQube
12 3 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
13 2 (2.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Marketing
3 6 (7.06%) Back Office
4 5 (5.88%) Banking
4 5 (5.88%) Publishing
4 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.71%) Front Office
6 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) Billing
7 1 (1.18%) Digital Economy
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Developer
2 13 (15.29%) Scrum Master
3 11 (12.94%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.59%) Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Test Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Agile Coach
5 8 (9.41%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Tester
8 4 (4.71%) Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Digital Agile Project Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Product Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Digital Project Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Agile Tester
9 3 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.65%) HTML
2 14 (16.47%) CSS
2 14 (16.47%) Web Services
3 11 (12.94%) jQuery
3 11 (12.94%) Node.js
3 11 (12.94%) REST
4 10 (11.76%) J2EE
5 9 (10.59%) .NET
5 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
5 9 (10.59%) HTML5
6 8 (9.41%) Spring
7 7 (8.24%) Ajax
7 7 (8.24%) Spring Boot
7 7 (8.24%) Spring Security
7 7 (8.24%) Swagger
7 7 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (8.24%) XML
8 4 (4.71%) SOAP
9 3 (3.53%) JSON
9 3 (3.53%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.53%) Fintech
4 3 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.53%) User Experience
5 2 (2.35%) Derivative
5 2 (2.35%) Equities
5 2 (2.35%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.35%) Wiki
6 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Mashup
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) PMI
6 1 (1.18%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (83.53%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.94%) Scrum
3 22 (25.88%) Project Management
4 21 (24.71%) User Stories
5 20 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 19 (22.35%) SDLC
7 14 (16.47%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (15.29%) Coaching
8 13 (15.29%) Kanban
9 12 (14.12%) DevOps
9 12 (14.12%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 12 (14.12%) TDD
10 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.59%) Agile Project Management
11 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
11 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2
12 8 (9.41%) Agile Coaching
12 8 (9.41%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (9.41%) Open Source
12 8 (9.41%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.41%) Java
2 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
2 13 (15.29%) Python
3 11 (12.94%) SQL
4 9 (10.59%) Ruby
5 8 (9.41%) Perl
6 7 (8.24%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.71%) ActionScript
7 4 (4.71%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (4.71%) VBA
8 3 (3.53%) C
8 3 (3.53%) C#
8 3 (3.53%) PHP
8 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.53%) R
9 2 (2.35%) Scala
9 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.71%) Degree
5 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.18%) ISEB
6 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.18%) PMP
6 1 (1.18%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) QA
2 5 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (14.12%) Puppet
2 3 (3.53%) Ansible
2 3 (3.53%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.35%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.18%) Mesos
4 1 (1.18%) Oozie
4 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) CA
3 6 (7.06%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.71%) OutSystems
5 3 (3.53%) Guidewire
5 3 (3.53%) HP
5 3 (3.53%) hybris
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle
6 2 (2.35%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) Tableau
7 1 (1.18%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.18%) Cognos
7 1 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (1.18%) Pega
7 1 (1.18%) Perforce
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com