Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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.

CA Service Virtualization (formerly CA LISA, ITKO LISA)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 865 890
Rank change year-on-year -9 +25 -26
Contract jobs citing CA Service Virtualization 20 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.031% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.28% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 3
UK median daily rate £425 £190 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +123.68% -55.03% +2.42%
10th Percentile £300 £170 £411
90th Percentile £575 £375 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £423
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 11741 11315 9669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.36% 10.95% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7980 7241 5938
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +4.46%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £238
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 259 331
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £10.98 £12.70 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.35 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -22.82% +8.93% -5.13%

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 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CA Service Virtualization in the UK

CA Service Virtualization
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 Service Virtualization within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 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 -31 16 £425 +123.68% 5
UK excluding London +20 14 £425 - 8
South West - 7 £425 -
London -21 6 £488 +156.58% 1
Scotland - 4 £345 - 4
North of England +41 2 £500 - 2
North West - 2 £500 -
Midlands +28 1 £550 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CA Service Virtualization 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 Service Virtualization.

1 14 (70.00%) CA
1 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 12 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 12 (60.00%) HP
2 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (55.00%) JIRA
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 10 (50.00%) Banking
4 10 (50.00%) BDD
4 10 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) C#
5 9 (45.00%) .NET
5 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
5 9 (45.00%) XML
5 9 (45.00%) SOAP
6 8 (40.00%) JUnit
6 8 (40.00%) REST
6 8 (40.00%) Ruby
7 7 (35.00%) Maven
7 7 (35.00%) jQuery
7 7 (35.00%) Gherkin
7 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (35.00%) Groovy

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 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (10.00%) PegaRULES
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) BlazeMeter
1 5 (25.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 12 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) JIRA
3 10 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (40.00%) JUnit
6 7 (35.00%) Ant
6 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
6 7 (35.00%) Maven
7 5 (25.00%) Appium
7 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (10.00%) FxCop
8 2 (10.00%) MSBuild
8 2 (10.00%) ReSharper
8 2 (10.00%) T4 Templates
8 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (5.00%) jMock
9 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
General
1 10 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum Master
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) SOAP
2 9 (45.00%) XML
3 8 (40.00%) REST
4 7 (35.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) Gherkin
4 7 (35.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.00%) J2EE
6 2 (10.00%) JSP
6 2 (10.00%) WCF
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) Kafka
7 1 (5.00%) Middleware
7 1 (5.00%) Node.js
7 1 (5.00%) WSDL
7 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (15.00%) DataPower
3 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) BDD
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (20.00%) SOA
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
9 2 (10.00%) Content Management
9 2 (10.00%) MVC
9 2 (10.00%) Scrum
9 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (10.00%) User Stories
9 2 (10.00%) Web Development
10 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Ruby
4 7 (35.00%) C++
4 7 (35.00%) Groovy
4 7 (35.00%) Python
4 7 (35.00%) VBScript
5 6 (30.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) CA
2 12 (60.00%) HP
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) Perfecto Mobile
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
7 1 (5.00%) Green Hat
7 1 (5.00%) Pega
7 1 (5.00%) Solace
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (5.00%) webMethods