Period
to 19 September 2017

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 September 2017 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 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 792 812
Rank change year-on-year +10 +20 +34
Contract jobs citing CA Agile Central 77 97 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.091% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 71 60
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% -8.16%
10th Percentile £310 £322 £300
90th Percentile £572 £538 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £27.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -25.17% -
10th Percentile £41.38 £26.25 £32.76
90th Percentile £47.13 £28.75 £41.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £27.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year +59.09% -25.17% -

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 42701 47973 49850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.27% 44.82% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26265 29506 29380
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1405 1639 2194
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £44.50 £43.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.97% +2.97% +3.00%

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 September 2017.

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 12 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 September 2017. 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 74 £425 - 6
UK excluding London +23 42 £375 -11.76% 3
London -1 35 £463 +8.82% 5
South East +3 15 £425 +21.34%
South West +3 13 - -
East of England -5 9 £320 -22.42%
Northern Ireland - 2 £365 - 2
North of England +76 1 £415 -12.63% 1
North West +30 1 £415 -12.63%
West Midlands +25 1 £375 -18.26%
Midlands +8 1 £375 -23.47%
Scotland - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CA Agile Central also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CA Agile Central.

1 65 (84.42%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (66.23%) JIRA
3 42 (54.55%) Scrum
4 31 (40.26%) Jenkins
5 26 (33.77%) Test Automation
6 25 (32.47%) XML
7 23 (29.87%) Finance
7 23 (29.87%) TDD
8 21 (27.27%) Degree
8 21 (27.27%) DevOps
8 21 (27.27%) Coaching
9 20 (25.97%) Maven
9 20 (25.97%) Web Services
9 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
10 19 (24.68%) SOAP
10 19 (24.68%) OO
10 19 (24.68%) Ajax
11 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (23.38%) HTML5
11 18 (23.38%) CSS
11 18 (23.38%) SQL
11 18 (23.38%) HTML
12 17 (22.08%) Kanban
13 16 (20.78%) AngularJS
13 16 (20.78%) Gradle
13 16 (20.78%) REST
13 16 (20.78%) Java
13 16 (20.78%) JUnit
14 15 (19.48%) UML
14 15 (19.48%) CA

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 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.39%) WebLogic
3 8 (10.39%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.19%) Confluence
4 4 (5.19%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.19%) Mingle
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) npm
2 6 (7.79%) GitHub
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.30%) CloudBees
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Office 365
4 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Trello
4 1 (1.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.39%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.90%) Big Data
5 2 (2.60%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.30%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (66.23%) JIRA
2 31 (40.26%) Jenkins
3 20 (25.97%) Maven
4 16 (20.78%) Gradle
4 16 (20.78%) JUnit
5 15 (19.48%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (15.58%) Ant
7 9 (11.69%) Selenium
7 9 (11.69%) SoapUI
8 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
9 6 (7.79%) IntelliJ
9 6 (7.79%) NetBeans
9 6 (7.79%) VersionOne
10 5 (6.49%) JMeter
10 5 (6.49%) Subversion
10 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
11 4 (5.19%) FitNesse
11 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
11 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Banking
3 13 (16.88%) Retail
4 8 (10.39%) Aerospace
5 6 (7.79%) Automotive
6 5 (6.49%) Legal
7 3 (3.90%) Avionics
7 3 (3.90%) Marketing
8 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Developer
2 11 (14.29%) Scrum Master
3 10 (12.99%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Requirements Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Agile Coach
5 6 (7.79%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Applications Developer
5 6 (7.79%) DOORS Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) QC Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Agile Scrum Master
6 5 (6.49%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Tester
8 3 (3.90%) UAT Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.47%) XML
2 20 (25.97%) Web Services
3 19 (24.68%) Ajax
3 19 (24.68%) SOAP
4 18 (23.38%) CSS
4 18 (23.38%) HTML
4 18 (23.38%) HTML5
5 16 (20.78%) AngularJS
5 16 (20.78%) REST
6 14 (18.18%) J2EE
7 12 (15.58%) Struts
8 11 (14.29%) jQuery
8 11 (14.29%) Spring
9 9 (11.69%) JSF
9 9 (11.69%) Node.js
10 8 (10.39%) Java EE
10 8 (10.39%) JAX-RS
10 8 (10.39%) JAX-WS
10 8 (10.39%) JPA
10 8 (10.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
4 7 (9.09%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.19%) PMI
6 4 (5.19%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.60%) Fintech
7 2 (2.60%) User Experience
8 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Android
3 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) CentOS
4 1 (1.30%) Debian
4 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (84.42%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (54.55%) Scrum
3 26 (33.77%) Test Automation
4 23 (29.87%) TDD
5 21 (27.27%) Coaching
5 21 (27.27%) DevOps
6 19 (24.68%) OO
7 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (22.08%) Kanban
9 15 (19.48%) UML
10 13 (16.88%) Mentoring
11 12 (15.58%) Process Improvement
12 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
12 10 (12.99%) Project Management
12 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (11.69%) ETL
13 9 (11.69%) Validation
14 8 (10.39%) Load Testing
14 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
2 18 (23.38%) SQL
3 16 (20.78%) Java
4 5 (6.49%) C#
4 5 (6.49%) XPath
4 5 (6.49%) XQuery
5 4 (5.19%) Assembly Language
5 4 (5.19%) C
6 3 (3.90%) C++
6 3 (3.90%) Groovy
6 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.60%) Python
8 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.19%) PMP
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) iptables
1 1 (1.30%) KVM
1 1 (1.30%) LXC
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) CA
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 7 (9.09%) HP
4 5 (6.49%) Workday
5 4 (5.19%) Freescale
5 4 (5.19%) Wind River
6 2 (2.60%) IBM
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.30%) Infor
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.30%) Thunderhead
7 1 (1.30%) VMware