Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 777 827
Rank change year-on-year -32 +50 -3
Contract jobs citing CA Agile Central 78 83 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.087% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 73
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £306
90th Percentile £656 £584 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +16.33% -11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +63.64% -16.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +63.64% -16.67%

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 43,001 41,818 48,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.07% 43.71% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,694 25,580 29,967
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £610 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,570 1,379 1,645
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.50 £43.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - -5.04% +2.21%

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 20 August 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 10 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 20 August 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 -20 70 £500 +15.94% 9
UK excluding London -44 39 £436 +16.33% 2
London -19 37 £525 +10.53% 7
Midlands -12 12 £410 +9.33%
East Midlands - 12 £410 -
East of England -9 9 £500 +56.25%
South East -22 8 £364 -14.41%
Wales -8 5 £300 -
South West -21 4 - -
Scotland -42 1 £540 +54.29%

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 68 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (64.10%) JIRA
3 33 (42.31%) Scrum
4 31 (39.74%) User Stories
5 23 (29.49%) Finance
6 21 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (25.64%) Test Automation
8 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
8 19 (24.36%) User Experience
9 18 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (23.08%) HTML
9 18 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (23.08%) Selenium
9 18 (23.08%) TDD
10 17 (21.79%) Kanban
10 17 (21.79%) Java
10 17 (21.79%) CSS
10 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
11 16 (20.51%) Web Services
11 16 (20.51%) SQL
11 16 (20.51%) Marketing
12 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
12 14 (17.95%) Confluence
12 14 (17.95%) Analytics
12 14 (17.95%) Wireframes
12 14 (17.95%) Prototyping
13 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (15.38%) Puppet
14 12 (15.38%) QA
14 12 (15.38%) XML

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 14 (17.95%) Confluence
2 7 (8.97%) Apache Spark
3 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.85%) CMS
5 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) InVision
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (10.26%) UserZoom
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.28%) EViews
5 1 (1.28%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Markit EDM
1 3 (3.85%) PolarLake
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Trello
2 6 (7.69%) npm
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) CTI
1 1 (1.28%) Firewall
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
1 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) Data Mining
1 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.13%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (5.13%) Big Data
2 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.56%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.56%) Data Mart
4 2 (2.56%) HBase
4 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.56%) Parquet
4 2 (2.56%) Presto
Development Applications
1 50 (64.10%) JIRA
2 18 (23.08%) Selenium
3 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
4 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
5 11 (14.10%) Subversion
6 10 (12.82%) JMeter
7 9 (11.54%) Axure RP
8 8 (10.26%) HP UFT
8 8 (10.26%) JUnit
8 8 (10.26%) Maven
9 7 (8.97%) Gradle
10 6 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (7.69%) CA Release Automation
10 6 (7.69%) IntelliJ
10 6 (7.69%) WATIR
11 4 (5.13%) NetBeans
11 4 (5.13%) VersionOne
12 2 (2.56%) AccuRev
12 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
12 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 16 (20.51%) Marketing
3 11 (14.10%) Back Office
4 6 (7.69%) Banking
4 6 (7.69%) Legal
5 4 (5.13%) Games
6 3 (3.85%) Front Office
6 3 (3.85%) Publishing
6 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.56%) Advertising
7 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.28%) Digital Economy
8 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 11 (14.10%) Digital Project Manager
3 10 (12.82%) Tester
4 8 (10.26%) Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Manual Tester
6 6 (7.69%) Software Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Product Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Scrum Master
7 5 (6.41%) Software Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.41%) User Experience Researcher
7 5 (6.41%) Web Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Data Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Digital Agile Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) HTML
2 17 (21.79%) CSS
3 16 (20.51%) Web Services
4 12 (15.38%) XML
5 10 (12.82%) J2EE
6 8 (10.26%) SOAP
6 8 (10.26%) Spring
7 7 (8.97%) Ajax
7 7 (8.97%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.97%) HTML5
7 7 (8.97%) Node.js
8 6 (7.69%) jQuery
8 6 (7.69%) REST
8 6 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (6.41%) Servlets
9 5 (6.41%) Spring Boot
9 5 (6.41%) Spring Security
9 5 (6.41%) Swagger
10 4 (5.13%) .NET
10 4 (5.13%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (24.36%) User Experience
3 9 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.41%) AS400
6 4 (5.13%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.85%) Derivative
7 3 (3.85%) Equities
7 3 (3.85%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.28%) Blog
9 1 (1.28%) Fintech
9 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.28%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Android
1 9 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 8 (10.26%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Windows
3 7 (8.97%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.31%) Scrum
3 31 (39.74%) User Stories
4 20 (25.64%) Test Automation
5 18 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (23.08%) TDD
6 17 (21.79%) Kanban
7 14 (17.95%) Analytics
7 14 (17.95%) Prototyping
7 14 (17.95%) Wireframes
8 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 10 (12.82%) Coaching
10 10 (12.82%) Performance Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Project Management
10 10 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (12.82%) SDLC
10 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.54%) Guerrilla Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
2 17 (21.79%) Java
3 16 (20.51%) SQL
4 9 (11.54%) Python
5 6 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.69%) Perl
5 6 (7.69%) Ruby
6 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.41%) R
7 4 (5.13%) C
8 3 (3.85%) VBA
9 2 (2.56%) C++
9 2 (2.56%) Scala
10 1 (1.28%) C#
10 1 (1.28%) Java 8
10 1 (1.28%) JSX
10 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.28%) VB
10 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) PMO
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (15.38%) Puppet
2 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.56%) Ansible
3 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.28%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.28%) Oozie
4 1 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) Sitecore
3 6 (7.69%) hybris
4 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.13%) Perforce
6 3 (3.85%) Bloomberg
6 3 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.56%) IBM
7 2 (2.56%) Pega
7 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.28%) Capita
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix
8 1 (1.28%) Cognos
8 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.28%) Tableau