Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 743 806
Rank change year-on-year -75 +63 -3
Contract jobs citing CA Agile Central 51 87 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.092% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 57 58
UK median daily rate £500 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -8.82% -
10th Percentile £360 £250 £302
90th Percentile £580 £601 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32.25 £32.15 £40.25
90th Percentile £44.75 £42.65 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +18.06% -11.11% +12.50%

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 42,115 42,585 46,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.81% 45.06% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,552 26,157 27,431
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £238 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,414 1,603 1,849
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.62 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.97% -5.71% +6.06%

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 19 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CA Agile Central over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CA Agile Central in the UK

CA Agile Central
Top 13 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 19 February 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 -47 45 £500 +29.03% 19
UK excluding London -36 28 £400 +14.29% 13
London -40 24 £500 +17.65% 6
Midlands -2 11 £380 -45.71% 1
East Midlands +1 9 £400 -42.86% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £450 -
South East -29 4 £420 -1.18% 2
South West +11 3 £550 - 3
East of England -25 3 - - 3
West Midlands +6 2 £350 +12.00%
North of England +33 1 £390 +0.65% 4
North West +14 1 £390 - 1
Scotland -25 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 37 (72.55%) JIRA
2 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (35.29%) Finance
4 17 (33.33%) Scrum
5 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
7 12 (23.53%) HTML
7 12 (23.53%) CSS
8 11 (21.57%) Java
8 11 (21.57%) TDD
8 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
8 11 (21.57%) Confluence
9 10 (19.61%) DevOps
9 10 (19.61%) Web Services
9 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
9 10 (19.61%) VersionOne
9 10 (19.61%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 9 (17.65%) Marketing
10 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (17.65%) Analytics
10 9 (17.65%) BDD
10 9 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (15.69%) Coaching
11 8 (15.69%) Degree
11 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
11 8 (15.69%) XML
11 8 (15.69%) SOAP
12 7 (13.73%) Oracle
12 7 (13.73%) HP

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 11 (21.57%) Confluence
2 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) InVision
1 5 (9.80%) UserZoom
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (3.92%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) GitHub
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.88%) Apache Hive
2 3 (5.88%) Sqoop
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) HBase
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (72.55%) JIRA
2 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
3 10 (19.61%) VersionOne
4 6 (11.76%) Maven
5 5 (9.80%) Axure RP
6 4 (7.84%) JUnit
6 4 (7.84%) Selenium
6 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.88%) Gradle
7 3 (5.88%) IntelliJ
7 3 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (5.88%) Subversion
8 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.92%) FitNesse
8 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.92%) JMeter
8 2 (3.92%) NetBeans
8 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Marketing
3 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Legal
4 3 (5.88%) Back Office
5 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (15.69%) Scrum Master
2 6 (11.76%) Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Agile Scrum Master
3 5 (9.80%) User Experience Researcher
4 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Architect
5 3 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Mobile Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.92%) PMO Lead
6 2 (3.92%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) CSS
1 12 (23.53%) HTML
2 10 (19.61%) Web Services
3 8 (15.69%) SOAP
3 8 (15.69%) XML
4 7 (13.73%) REST
5 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.80%) Ajax
6 5 (9.80%) HTML5
6 5 (9.80%) J2EE
6 5 (9.80%) Spring
7 4 (7.84%) JSON
8 3 (5.88%) .NET
8 3 (5.88%) Node.js
8 3 (5.88%) RESTful
9 2 (3.92%) CSS3
9 2 (3.92%) JAX-WS
9 2 (3.92%) JPA
9 2 (3.92%) jQuery
9 2 (3.92%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) User Experience
3 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.84%) Wiki
5 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.92%) PMI
6 1 (1.96%) Blog
6 1 (1.96%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Android
2 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.80%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Scrum
3 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (21.57%) TDD
3 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
4 10 (19.61%) DevOps
4 10 (19.61%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 9 (17.65%) Analytics
5 9 (17.65%) BDD
6 8 (15.69%) Coaching
6 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.76%) Kanban
7 6 (11.76%) Project Management
7 6 (11.76%) Prototyping
7 6 (11.76%) Rapid Prototyping
7 6 (11.76%) SDLC
7 6 (11.76%) Wireframes
8 5 (9.80%) Cognitive Psychology
8 5 (9.80%) Ethnography
8 5 (9.80%) Guerrilla Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 11 (21.57%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) Groovy
4 4 (7.84%) Python
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby
5 3 (5.88%) C
5 3 (5.88%) C++
5 3 (5.88%) Erlang
5 3 (5.88%) Go
5 3 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (1.96%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) JSX
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) PMO
3 1 (1.96%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (11.76%) Puppet
3 3 (5.88%) Ansible
3 3 (5.88%) Consul
3 3 (5.88%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) HP
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) CA
3 3 (5.88%) Cloudera
3 3 (5.88%) Google
3 3 (5.88%) Informatica
4 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.92%) Workday
5 1 (1.96%) Cognos
5 1 (1.96%) Freescale
5 1 (1.96%) Wind River