The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Concordion skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Concordion over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Concordion
UK
Rank 570 636 -
Rank change year-on-year +66 -  
Contract jobs citing Concordion 23 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.015% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £383 -
% change year-on-year +24.18% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Concordion 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 7860 7745 6973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.35% 14.56% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 5162 4461
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 175 188 132
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 £30.22 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Concordion
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Concordion in the UK

Concordion
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Concordion in the UK

Concordion
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Concordion over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Concordion in the UK

Concordion
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Concordion within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
London +54 21 £475 +18.75% 1
England +49 21 £475 +18.75% 5
Scotland - 2 £475 -
Glasgow - 2 £475 -

Concordion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Concordion 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 Concordion.

1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (97.14%) Cucumber
3 30 (85.71%) JBehave
4 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (71.43%) Selenium
6 24 (68.57%) DB2
6 24 (68.57%) Relational Database
7 22 (62.86%) Docker
8 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
8 21 (60.00%) SQL
8 21 (60.00%) MiFID
9 20 (57.14%) EMIR
9 20 (57.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 20 (57.14%) Microservices
10 18 (51.43%) Automated Testing
10 18 (51.43%) Banking
10 18 (51.43%) Maven
10 18 (51.43%) Ant
11 17 (48.57%) Scrum
12 16 (45.71%) Shell Script
12 16 (45.71%) JUnit
12 16 (45.71%) SOAP
12 16 (45.71%) Unix
12 16 (45.71%) JSON
12 16 (45.71%) Gradle
13 14 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
13 14 (40.00%) Spring
13 14 (40.00%) XML
13 14 (40.00%) OO
14 13 (37.14%) Perforce

Concordion
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 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (68.57%) DB2
1 24 (68.57%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 34 (97.14%) Cucumber
2 30 (85.71%) JBehave
3 25 (71.43%) Selenium
4 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 18 (51.43%) Ant
5 18 (51.43%) Maven
6 16 (45.71%) Gradle
6 16 (45.71%) JUnit
7 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
7 13 (37.14%) Hudson
8 9 (25.71%) FitNesse
9 5 (14.29%) GitLab
9 5 (14.29%) JIRA
9 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
9 5 (14.29%) SonarQube
9 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
10 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (51.43%) Banking
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) DevOps Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (14.29%) QA Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Development Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Test Development Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) DevOps Specialist
9 1 (2.86%) Java Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) JSON
1 16 (45.71%) SOAP
2 14 (40.00%) Spring
2 14 (40.00%) XML
3 8 (22.86%) Guice
4 5 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (8.57%) Lambda Expressions
5 3 (8.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Equities
1 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.86%) Derivative
2 1 (2.86%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Unix
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Microservices
3 18 (51.43%) Automated Testing
4 17 (48.57%) Scrum
5 14 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 14 (40.00%) OO
6 13 (37.14%) DevOps
6 13 (37.14%) TDD
7 11 (31.43%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (28.57%) BDD
8 10 (28.57%) Software Delivery
9 9 (25.71%) Release Management
10 5 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
12 3 (8.57%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (8.57%) Functional Programming
12 3 (8.57%) Kanban
12 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (60.00%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (14.29%) AspectJ
4 5 (14.29%) Groovy
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) Perl
4 5 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (60.00%) MiFID
2 20 (57.14%) Dodd-Frank
2 20 (57.14%) EMIR
3 5 (14.29%) QA
4 3 (8.57%) SDET
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Perforce
2 5 (14.29%) Google
2 5 (14.29%) Sybase