Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Memory Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Memory Management over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Memory Management
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 812 802 782
Rank change year-on-year -10 -20 0
Contract jobs citing Memory Management 67 86 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.083% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.099% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 72
UK median daily rate £463 £375 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -14.53% +9.69%
10th Percentile £324 £295 £226
90th Percentile £588 £725 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £288
% change year-on-year +18.52% +17.39% -17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Memory Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86424 87276 93513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.51% 83.91% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 57570 57725 60596
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2323 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

Memory Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Memory Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Memory Management in the UK

Memory Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Memory Management in the UK

Memory Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Memory Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Memory Management in the UK

Memory Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Memory Management in the UK

Memory Management
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Memory Management within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +1 60 £475 +26.67% 23
London +12 48 £475 -24.00% 12
UK excluding London -8 17 £400 +18.52% 11
South East -36 6 £445 +39.06% 2
East of England -18 5 £350 - 4
Scotland - 4 £388 -
Wales - 1 £400 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Memory Management 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 Memory Management.

1 31 (46.27%) TDD
1 31 (46.27%) Java
2 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
4 19 (28.36%) Multithreading
4 19 (28.36%) SQL
5 18 (26.87%) Maven
5 18 (26.87%) Subversion
6 17 (25.37%) XML
7 16 (23.88%) Finance
7 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
8 15 (22.39%) Python
9 14 (20.90%) Unix
9 14 (20.90%) Perl
9 14 (20.90%) Banking
9 14 (20.90%) Bash Shell
10 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
11 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
11 12 (17.91%) OO
11 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
12 11 (16.42%) JBoss
12 11 (16.42%) J2EE
12 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
12 11 (16.42%) Spring
12 11 (16.42%) Ruby
12 11 (16.42%) Hibernate
12 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
12 11 (16.42%) JIRA
12 11 (16.42%) DevOps
12 11 (16.42%) Ansible

Memory Management
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 11 (16.42%) JBoss
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) GitHub
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) DOCSIS
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.46%) MySQL
4 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.99%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.99%) Big Data
6 2 (2.99%) DataStage
6 2 (2.99%) DB2
6 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.99%) HBase
6 2 (2.99%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (2.99%) MarkLogic
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.99%) Power BI
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.49%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
2 18 (26.87%) Maven
2 18 (26.87%) Subversion
3 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
4 11 (16.42%) JIRA
5 7 (10.45%) Gradle
5 7 (10.45%) ProC
6 3 (4.48%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.48%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (4.48%) Mocha
6 3 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.48%) QUnit
6 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.99%) JUnit
7 2 (2.99%) Mockito
7 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.99%) WebObjects
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Front Office
4 1 (1.49%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (64.18%) Developer
2 15 (22.39%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.45%) iOS Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Android Developer
6 4 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) HTML Developer
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (5.97%) Senior iOS Developer
7 3 (4.48%) .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Angular Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Android Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Kernel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) XML
2 11 (16.42%) Hibernate
2 11 (16.42%) J2EE
2 11 (16.42%) Spring
3 10 (14.93%) .NET
3 10 (14.93%) CSS
4 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
4 9 (13.43%) JMS
5 8 (11.94%) HTML
5 8 (11.94%) REST
6 7 (10.45%) .NET Core
6 7 (10.45%) Spring Boot
6 7 (10.45%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (10.45%) WCF
6 7 (10.45%) Web Services
6 7 (10.45%) WPF
7 6 (8.96%) HTML5
7 6 (8.96%) Java EE
7 6 (8.96%) SOAP
7 6 (8.96%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.93%) Algorithms
3 9 (13.43%) Data Structures
4 8 (11.94%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
5 7 (10.45%) Derivative
6 5 (7.46%) iPhone
7 3 (4.48%) Fintech
7 3 (4.48%) User Experience
8 2 (2.99%) Equities
8 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.49%) MPEG
9 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.49%) STB
9 1 (1.49%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Unix
2 9 (13.43%) Android
2 9 (13.43%) Linux
3 8 (11.94%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.48%) Windows
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) TDD
2 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.36%) Multithreading
4 12 (17.91%) OO
5 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
5 11 (16.42%) DevOps
5 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
7 8 (11.94%) Release Management
8 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (10.45%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (10.45%) iOS Development
8 7 (10.45%) SOA
8 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Android Development
9 6 (8.96%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (7.46%) BDD
10 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.46%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) Java
2 19 (28.36%) SQL
3 15 (22.39%) Python
4 14 (20.90%) Bash Shell
4 14 (20.90%) Perl
5 11 (16.42%) Ruby
6 8 (11.94%) C++
6 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.96%) Apple Swift
7 6 (8.96%) C
7 6 (8.96%) C#
8 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.99%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.99%) Pig Latin
9 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.99%) VBA
10 1 (1.49%) sed
10 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.99%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.99%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Ansible
2 6 (8.96%) Nagios
2 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
2 7 (10.45%) Infragistics
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) Splunk
4 4 (5.97%) Informatica
5 3 (4.48%) Tableau
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.99%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.99%) Remedy
6 2 (2.99%) Sun
6 2 (2.99%) Teradata
7 1 (1.49%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.49%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.49%) Sybase