Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CA Service Virtualization skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CA Service Virtualization over the 6 months to 25 February 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.

CA Service Virtualization (formerly CA LISA, ITKO LISA)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 850 830 878
Rank change year-on-year -20 +48 -6
Contract jobs citing CA Service Virtualization 16 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.022% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.13% 0.20% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
UK median daily rate £425 £388 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.65% -21.96%
10th Percentile £333 £316 £416
90th Percentile £575 £469 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £449
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CA Service Virtualization is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,065 10,380 9,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.07% 10.90% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,197 6,743 6,081
UK median daily rate £476 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 253 313
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.67 £48.95 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.69 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -15.19% -1.33% -10.71%

CA Service Virtualization
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CA Service Virtualization as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CA Service Virtualization in the UK

CA Service Virtualization
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CA Service Virtualization in the UK

CA Service Virtualization
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CA Service Virtualization over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CA Service Virtualization in the UK

CA Service Virtualization
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA Service Virtualization within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 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 -26 16 £425 +9.68% 1
UK excluding London +1 9 £425 - 1
South West - 8 £425 - 1
London -23 7 £488 +25.81%
North of England +16 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CA Service Virtualization 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 Service Virtualization.

1 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 13 (81.25%) HP UFT
2 13 (81.25%) HP
3 11 (68.75%) CA
4 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (62.50%) Selenium
4 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
5 9 (56.25%) BDD
5 9 (56.25%) SoapUI
5 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) .NET
5 9 (56.25%) C#
5 9 (56.25%) HTML
5 9 (56.25%) Java
5 9 (56.25%) JUnit
5 9 (56.25%) Visual Studio
5 9 (56.25%) SOAP
5 9 (56.25%) XML
5 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) TDD
5 9 (56.25%) Ruby
6 8 (50.00%) JIRA
6 8 (50.00%) Maven
6 8 (50.00%) CSS
6 8 (50.00%) Python
6 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
6 8 (50.00%) HTTP
6 8 (50.00%) Ant
6 8 (50.00%) C++

CA Service Virtualization
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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) PegaRULES
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (6.25%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) HP UFT
2 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 10 (62.50%) Selenium
3 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 9 (56.25%) JUnit
3 9 (56.25%) SoapUI
3 9 (56.25%) Visual Studio
4 8 (50.00%) Ant
4 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (50.00%) JIRA
4 8 (50.00%) Maven
5 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner
6 1 (6.25%) Appium
6 1 (6.25%) FxCop
6 1 (6.25%) jMock
6 1 (6.25%) Mockito
6 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
6 1 (6.25%) T4 Templates
6 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (6.25%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Test Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Test Automation Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
1 9 (56.25%) SOAP
1 9 (56.25%) XML
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 8 (50.00%) jQuery
2 8 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Kafka
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) BDD
2 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
4 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Ruby
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (50.00%) Groovy
3 8 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (50.00%) VBScript
4 7 (43.75%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) HP ALM
2 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) HP
2 11 (68.75%) CA
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Perfecto Mobile
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk