Period
to 25 June 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 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.

CA Service Virtualization (formerly CA LISA, ITKO LISA)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 863 821 870
Rank change year-on-year -42 +49 -25
Contract jobs citing CA Service Virtualization 15 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.091% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
UK median daily rate £450 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £345 -
% change year-on-year +37.68% - -
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 13,115 9,944 11,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.05% 10.85% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,704 6,559 7,341
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £387
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.59% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 225 277
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -17.02% +17.50%
10th Percentile £11.83 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.60 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% +23.85%

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
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 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 -26 15 £450 - 1
London -44 8 £428 -
UK excluding London -31 7 £475 +37.68% 1
South West - 4 £450 - 1
North West - 3 £525 -
North of England - 3 £525 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (100.00%) CA
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) SoapUI
3 10 (66.67%) SOAP
4 7 (46.67%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) XSD
5 6 (40.00%) SOA
5 6 (40.00%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) XPath
6 5 (33.33%) Selenium
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) REST
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
9 2 (13.33%) BDD
9 2 (13.33%) DataPower
9 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 2 (13.33%) Python
9 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
9 2 (13.33%) Java
9 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (13.33%) SQL
9 2 (13.33%) C#
9 2 (13.33%) C++
9 2 (13.33%) .NET
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) DevOps

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 (6.67%) PegaRULES
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
4 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (6.67%) Ant
6 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.67%) FxCop
6 1 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) JMeter
6 1 (6.67%) JUnit
6 1 (6.67%) Maven
6 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
6 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
6 1 (6.67%) T4 Templates
6 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) SOAP
2 7 (46.67%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) XSD
4 4 (26.67%) REST
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (6.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) DataPower
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) XPath
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Groovy
3 1 (6.67%) Jython
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) CA
2 6 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Micro Focus
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft