Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 754 810
Rank change year-on-year -54 +56 -16
Contract jobs citing CA Agile Central 75 87 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.095% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 48 65
UK median daily rate £469 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £338 £298 £295
90th Percentile £605 £588 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +17.14% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
UK median hourly rate - £41.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +49.09% -26.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +49.09% -26.67%

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 41,869 40,367 47,392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.76% 44.07% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,990 24,696 28,944
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £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 1,524 1,422 1,625
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -5.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.41 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%

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 24 June 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 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 24 June 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 -58 67 £469 +10.29% 8
UK excluding London -42 48 £410 +17.14% 7
London -49 27 £525 +16.67% 2
Midlands -4 20 £400 +13.48%
East Midlands +17 18 £405 -42.14%
East of England +6 9 £500 +66.67%
South East -47 8 £410 +9.33% 3
Wales -6 5 £300 -
South West +4 3 - - 1
West Midlands -21 2 £350 +6.06%
Scotland -48 2 £540 +54.29% 1
North of England -20 1 £390 -6.02% 2
North West -20 1 £390 -6.02% 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 67 (89.33%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (66.67%) JIRA
3 28 (37.33%) Scrum
4 27 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (33.33%) HTML
5 25 (33.33%) Finance
6 24 (32.00%) CSS
6 24 (32.00%) User Experience
7 22 (29.33%) User Stories
7 22 (29.33%) Test Automation
8 20 (26.67%) Web Services
8 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (25.33%) TDD
9 19 (25.33%) Confluence
10 18 (24.00%) Wireframes
10 18 (24.00%) Prototyping
11 17 (22.67%) Jenkins
11 17 (22.67%) Selenium
11 17 (22.67%) Degree
11 17 (22.67%) Java
12 16 (21.33%) Analytics
13 15 (20.00%) XML
13 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (18.67%) Marketing
14 14 (18.67%) SQL
14 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (17.33%) Subversion
15 13 (17.33%) Benchmarking
15 13 (17.33%) J2EE

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 19 (25.33%) Confluence
2 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.67%) CMS
4 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) InVision
2 12 (16.00%) UserZoom
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Markit EDM
1 2 (2.67%) PolarLake
2 1 (1.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) npm
2 6 (8.00%) Trello
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.33%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.33%) HBase
4 1 (1.33%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.33%) Parquet
4 1 (1.33%) Presto
4 1 (1.33%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 50 (66.67%) JIRA
2 17 (22.67%) Jenkins
2 17 (22.67%) Selenium
3 13 (17.33%) Axure RP
3 13 (17.33%) Subversion
4 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
5 10 (13.33%) HP UFT
5 10 (13.33%) JUnit
5 10 (13.33%) Maven
6 9 (12.00%) CA Release Automation
6 9 (12.00%) Gradle
6 9 (12.00%) IntelliJ
6 9 (12.00%) VersionOne
7 7 (9.33%) JMeter
8 6 (8.00%) NetBeans
9 3 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.00%) WATIR
10 2 (2.67%) AccuRev
10 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Marketing
3 12 (16.00%) Back Office
4 10 (13.33%) Legal
5 6 (8.00%) Banking
6 4 (5.33%) Games
7 2 (2.67%) Advertising
7 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.33%) Digital Economy
8 1 (1.33%) Front Office
8 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.33%) Retail
8 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (13.33%) Tester
2 9 (12.00%) Developer
2 9 (12.00%) User Experience Researcher
3 8 (10.67%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (8.00%) Manual Tester
4 6 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.00%) Software Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Product Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Scrum Master
5 5 (6.67%) Software Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Web Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Automation Tester
6 4 (5.33%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.33%) HTML
2 24 (32.00%) CSS
3 20 (26.67%) Web Services
4 15 (20.00%) XML
5 13 (17.33%) J2EE
6 11 (14.67%) SOAP
6 11 (14.67%) Spring
7 10 (13.33%) Ajax
7 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 10 (13.33%) HTML5
7 10 (13.33%) Node.js
8 9 (12.00%) REST
9 8 (10.67%) jQuery
9 8 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (9.33%) Spring Boot
10 7 (9.33%) Spring Security
10 7 (9.33%) Swagger
11 6 (8.00%) Servlets
12 5 (6.67%) .NET
13 4 (5.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) User Experience
2 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (16.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 6 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.67%) AS400
6 2 (2.67%) Blog
6 2 (2.67%) Derivative
6 2 (2.67%) Equities
6 2 (2.67%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.67%) Wiki
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Android
1 13 (17.33%) Apple iOS
2 8 (10.67%) Unix
3 5 (6.67%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (89.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.33%) Scrum
3 22 (29.33%) Test Automation
3 22 (29.33%) User Stories
4 19 (25.33%) TDD
5 18 (24.00%) Prototyping
5 18 (24.00%) Wireframes
6 16 (21.33%) Analytics
7 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (17.33%) Benchmarking
9 13 (17.33%) Cognitive Psychology
9 13 (17.33%) Guerrilla Testing
9 13 (17.33%) Human Factors
9 13 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (17.33%) Psychology
9 13 (17.33%) Rapid Prototyping
9 13 (17.33%) Task Model
9 13 (17.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (22.67%) Java
3 14 (18.67%) SQL
4 5 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.67%) Python
5 4 (5.33%) R
5 4 (5.33%) Ruby
6 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.00%) C++
6 3 (4.00%) Perl
7 2 (2.67%) C
7 2 (2.67%) JSX
7 2 (2.67%) Scala
7 2 (2.67%) VBA
8 1 (1.33%) C#
8 1 (1.33%) Erlang
8 1 (1.33%) Go
8 1 (1.33%) Groovy
8 1 (1.33%) Java 8
8 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) Puppet
2 11 (14.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.33%) Ansible
4 1 (1.33%) Consul
4 1 (1.33%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) hybris
2 4 (5.33%) Perforce
3 3 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (2.67%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.33%) CA
5 1 (1.33%) Capita
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco
5 1 (1.33%) Citrix
5 1 (1.33%) Cognos
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.33%) Pega
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.33%) Sitecore