Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 810 794 811
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17 +19
Contract jobs citing CA Agile Central 67 87 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.083% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 48
UK median daily rate £425 £426 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.29% -2.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £310 £305 £300
90th Percentile £575 £562 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -2.04% -
10th Percentile £32.25 £36.00 £32.76
90th Percentile £44.75 £36.00 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £36.75
% 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 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -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 21 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CA Agile Central over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CA Agile Central in the UK

CA Agile Central
Top 9 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 21 November 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 -7 62 £425 -1.73% 5
UK excluding London -9 34 £400 -5.88% 4
London -12 33 £488 +5.41% 1
South West 0 13 £550 +25.71% 1
East of England -2 10 £320 +28.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £450 -
South East -22 4 £500 +23.08%
Midlands +8 2 £513 -6.82%
East Midlands -7 2 £513 -19.61%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 54 (80.60%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (67.16%) JIRA
3 32 (47.76%) Scrum
4 31 (46.27%) Jenkins
5 27 (40.30%) XML
6 25 (37.31%) TDD
7 24 (35.82%) JavaScript
8 23 (34.33%) Web Services
9 22 (32.84%) SOAP
9 22 (32.84%) Maven
9 22 (32.84%) Finance
9 22 (32.84%) Test Automation
10 21 (31.34%) CSS
10 21 (31.34%) HTML
11 20 (29.85%) OO
11 20 (29.85%) Ajax
11 20 (29.85%) DevOps
12 19 (28.36%) AngularJS
12 19 (28.36%) Java
13 18 (26.87%) SQL
13 18 (26.87%) REST
13 18 (26.87%) HTML5
14 17 (25.37%) Gradle
14 17 (25.37%) JUnit
15 16 (23.88%) UML
15 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (22.39%) J2EE
17 14 (20.90%) Banking
17 14 (20.90%) Relational Database
17 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration

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 (19.40%) SharePoint
2 11 (16.42%) Tomcat
3 9 (13.43%) WebLogic
3 9 (13.43%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.96%) Confluence
5 4 (5.97%) JBoss
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.49%) Apache
6 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.97%) Mingle
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.49%) InVision
4 1 (1.49%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) npm
2 7 (10.45%) GitHub
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.49%) CloudBees
4 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.49%) IaaS
4 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.43%) RDBMS
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) Big Data
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 45 (67.16%) JIRA
2 31 (46.27%) Jenkins
3 22 (32.84%) Maven
4 17 (25.37%) Gradle
4 17 (25.37%) JUnit
5 13 (19.40%) Ant
6 11 (16.42%) SoapUI
7 9 (13.43%) Rational DOORS
8 8 (11.94%) VersionOne
9 7 (10.45%) Selenium
9 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
10 6 (8.96%) IntelliJ
10 6 (8.96%) JMeter
10 6 (8.96%) NetBeans
11 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
12 4 (5.97%) FitNesse
12 4 (5.97%) HP UFT
12 4 (5.97%) SpecFlow
12 4 (5.97%) Subversion
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) Banking
3 7 (10.45%) Aerospace
4 6 (8.96%) Marketing
5 5 (7.46%) Automotive
6 4 (5.97%) Legal
7 3 (4.48%) Avionics
7 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.99%) Retail
8 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Developer
2 10 (14.93%) Java Developer
2 10 (14.93%) Scrum Master
3 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Agile Scrum Master
4 6 (8.96%) Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Applications Developer
4 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Tester
7 2 (2.99%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.30%) XML
2 23 (34.33%) Web Services
3 22 (32.84%) SOAP
4 21 (31.34%) CSS
4 21 (31.34%) HTML
5 20 (29.85%) Ajax
6 19 (28.36%) AngularJS
7 18 (26.87%) HTML5
7 18 (26.87%) REST
8 15 (22.39%) J2EE
9 13 (19.40%) Spring
9 13 (19.40%) Struts
10 11 (16.42%) jQuery
11 10 (14.93%) JSF
12 9 (13.43%) Java EE
12 9 (13.43%) JAXB
12 9 (13.43%) JAX-WS
12 9 (13.43%) JPA
12 9 (13.43%) Middleware
12 9 (13.43%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.45%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.97%) PMI
5 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.99%) Fintech
6 2 (2.99%) User Experience
6 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.99%) Wiki
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
1 11 (16.42%) Unix
2 2 (2.99%) Android
2 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (80.60%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.76%) Scrum
3 25 (37.31%) TDD
4 22 (32.84%) Test Automation
5 20 (29.85%) DevOps
5 20 (29.85%) OO
6 16 (23.88%) UML
7 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (19.40%) Coaching
8 13 (19.40%) Project Management
9 12 (17.91%) Kanban
10 10 (14.93%) Agile Project Management
10 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
11 9 (13.43%) BDD
11 9 (13.43%) Code Coverage
11 9 (13.43%) ETL
11 9 (13.43%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
11 9 (13.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) JavaScript
2 19 (28.36%) Java
3 18 (26.87%) SQL
4 6 (8.96%) C
5 5 (7.46%) C++
5 5 (7.46%) XPath
5 5 (7.46%) XQuery
6 4 (5.97%) Assembly Language
6 4 (5.97%) C#
6 4 (5.97%) Groovy
7 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.49%) Erlang
8 1 (1.49%) Go
8 1 (1.49%) Python
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (7.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.99%) PMP
6 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) QA
2 4 (5.97%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.99%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.45%) Puppet
3 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) Consul
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle
2 10 (14.93%) CA
3 4 (5.97%) Freescale
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) Wind River
4 3 (4.48%) HP
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
5 2 (2.99%) Workday
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.49%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) Thunderhead