The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CA Gen skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CA Gen over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CA Gen (formerly COOL:Gen, Advantage:Gen and AllFusion Gen)
UK
Rank 598 627 605
Rank change year-on-year +29 -22  
Contract jobs citing CA Gen 11 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.026% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
Median daily rate £525 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +1.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £248 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £540 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +40.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50

CA Gen is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7747 7746 6990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.56% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5227 5162 4464
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.89 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

CA Gen
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CA Gen as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for CA Gen in the UK

CA Gen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CA Gen.

Contractor daily rate trend for CA Gen in the UK

CA Gen
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CA Gen over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CA Gen in the UK

CA Gen
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CA Gen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA Gen in the UK

CA Gen
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA Gen within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 8 £425 +13.33%
Swansea - 3 £525 -
Essex - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
Wales - 3 £525 -
West Wales - 3 £525 -
Telford +32 2 - -
Shropshire +31 2 - -
South East +23 2 £425 -34.61%
West Midlands +12 2 - -
West Sussex 0 2 £425 -34.61%
Crawley - 2 £425 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
London - 1 - -

CA Gen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CA Gen 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 Gen.

1 19 (90.48%) WebLogic
2 18 (85.71%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle
3 16 (76.19%) Unix
4 13 (61.90%) PL/SQL
4 13 (61.90%) SQL
5 12 (57.14%) Problem Management
6 11 (52.38%) J2EE
6 11 (52.38%) RUP
7 10 (47.62%) Perl
7 10 (47.62%) BEA
7 10 (47.62%) CA
7 10 (47.62%) Informatica
7 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
7 10 (47.62%) webMethods
7 10 (47.62%) Pega
7 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
8 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
8 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (38.10%) Linux
8 8 (38.10%) OO
8 8 (38.10%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (33.33%) Process Improvement
9 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
9 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
9 7 (33.33%) DevOps
10 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 6 (28.57%) JBoss

CA Gen
Top Related 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 (90.48%) WebLogic
2 6 (28.57%) JBoss
3 5 (23.81%) Tuxedo
3 5 (23.81%) WildFly
4 4 (19.05%) Confluence
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (9.52%) SAS
6 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.76%) Documentum
7 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
1 3 (14.29%) PaaS
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (19.05%) DB2
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (19.05%) Pentaho
4 4 (19.05%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (9.52%) Big Data
6 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) ClearQuest
2 4 (19.05%) Ant
2 4 (19.05%) ClearCase
2 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
3 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) ETL Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Pentaho Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (14.29%) webMethods Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Build and Release Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Release Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SCM Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) J2EE
2 5 (23.81%) Middleware
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Unix
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) AIX
3 5 (23.81%) HPUX
3 5 (23.81%) MVS
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) zOS
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 11 (52.38%) RUP
3 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
4 8 (38.10%) OO
5 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) DevOps
5 7 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Open Source
7 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) ETL
9 3 (14.29%) High Availability
9 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) PL/SQL
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) Perl
3 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) BEA
2 10 (47.62%) CA
2 10 (47.62%) Informatica
2 10 (47.62%) Pega
2 10 (47.62%) webMethods
3 5 (23.81%) TIBCO
4 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 3 (14.29%) Sonatype