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 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
Memory Management
UK
Rank 543 590 561
Rank change year-on-year +47 -29  
Contract jobs citing Memory Management 50 54 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 37
Median daily rate £479 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £275 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £598 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.74 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.74 - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Memory Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Memory Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Memory Management.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Memory Management in the UK

Memory Management
Top 18 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 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
England +18 41 £600 +60.00% 12
London +43 29 £625 +19.04% 8
Yorkshire +16 9 £400 +3.22%
Leeds +12 9 £400 +3.22%
West Yorkshire +11 9 £400 +3.22%
County Antrim - 9 £375 -
Belfast - 9 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 9 £375 -
North West +27 1 £425 +21.42%
City of London +1 1 £675 +80.00% 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Memory Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 53 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (47.57%) C++
3 46 (44.66%) Linux
4 42 (40.78%) Front Office
4 42 (40.78%) Multithreading
5 37 (35.92%) Banking
6 35 (33.98%) Java
7 34 (33.01%) Algorithms
8 29 (28.16%) Windows
9 27 (26.21%) Investment Banking
9 27 (26.21%) Tick Data
9 27 (26.21%) Release Management
10 24 (23.30%) Web Services
11 23 (22.33%) Git (software)
12 22 (21.36%) Android
12 22 (21.36%) Android Development
12 22 (21.36%) C#
12 22 (21.36%) PhD
13 21 (20.39%) OO
13 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
13 21 (20.39%) JSON
14 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (18.45%) Unix
16 18 (17.48%) Python
16 18 (17.48%) Android SDK
16 18 (17.48%) Data Structures
17 17 (16.50%) Automated Testing
17 17 (16.50%) Google
17 17 (16.50%) Scrum
18 16 (15.53%) TDD

Memory Management
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 8 (7.77%) Confluence
1 8 (7.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (6.80%) Apache Qpid
3 2 (1.94%) JBoss
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.80%) AMQP
2 7 (6.80%) VoIP
2 7 (6.80%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) Tick Data
2 11 (10.68%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.94%) SQLite
5 1 (0.97%) KDB
5 1 (0.97%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (22.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.56%) GoogleTest
3 10 (9.71%) JIRA
3 10 (9.71%) Subversion
4 9 (8.74%) Eclipse
4 9 (8.74%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.74%) NUnit
5 7 (6.80%) Ant
5 7 (6.80%) Bitbucket
5 7 (6.80%) CMake
5 7 (6.80%) Valgrind
6 6 (5.83%) ClearCase
6 6 (5.83%) CppUnit
7 4 (3.88%) Android Studio
8 3 (2.91%) JUnit
8 3 (2.91%) Maven
8 3 (2.91%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.94%) Mockito
9 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (40.78%) Front Office
2 37 (35.92%) Banking
3 27 (26.21%) Investment Banking
4 15 (14.56%) Finance
5 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.97%) Automotive
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (84.47%) Developer
2 23 (22.33%) C++ Developer
3 20 (19.42%) Android Developer
4 17 (16.50%) Java Developer
5 13 (12.62%) C# Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Front Office Developer
6 12 (11.65%) iOS Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Quantitative Developer
7 9 (8.74%) Java Android Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Linux Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.85%) WPF Developer
10 3 (2.91%) C Developer
10 3 (2.91%) C++/C# Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.91%) SQL Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Unix Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Lead Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.30%) Web Services
2 21 (20.39%) JSON
3 18 (17.48%) Android SDK
4 15 (14.56%) XML
5 11 (10.68%) .NET
5 11 (10.68%) .NET Framework
5 11 (10.68%) ADO.NET
5 11 (10.68%) OpenGL
5 11 (10.68%) REST
6 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (9.71%) RESTful
7 9 (8.74%) WCF
7 9 (8.74%) WF
7 9 (8.74%) WPF
8 8 (7.77%) Material Design
9 7 (6.80%) STL
10 5 (4.85%) RxJava
11 4 (3.88%) J2EE
12 3 (2.91%) Core Data
12 3 (2.91%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 34 (33.01%) Algorithms
2 18 (17.48%) Data Structures
3 14 (13.59%) Computer Science
3 14 (13.59%) Mobile App
4 12 (11.65%) iPhone
5 8 (7.77%) Derivative
5 8 (7.77%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.94%) Equities
8 2 (1.94%) iPad
8 2 (1.94%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.97%) Animation
9 1 (0.97%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (44.66%) Linux
2 29 (28.16%) Windows
3 22 (21.36%) Android
4 19 (18.45%) Unix
5 13 (12.62%) Apple iOS
6 7 (6.80%) CentOS
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.78%) Multithreading
3 27 (26.21%) Release Management
4 22 (21.36%) Android Development
5 21 (20.39%) OO
5 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
6 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (16.50%) Automated Testing
7 17 (16.50%) Scrum
8 16 (15.53%) TDD
9 12 (11.65%) iOS Development
10 10 (9.71%) Code Optimisation
10 10 (9.71%) OOP
10 10 (9.71%) SOA
11 9 (8.74%) Mobile Development
11 9 (8.74%) UML
11 9 (8.74%) Unit Testing
12 8 (7.77%) Integration Testing
12 8 (7.77%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (7.77%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.57%) C++
2 35 (33.98%) Java
3 22 (21.36%) C#
4 18 (17.48%) Python
5 14 (13.59%) SQL
6 12 (11.65%) Apple Swift
6 12 (11.65%) C
7 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
8 10 (9.71%) Bash Shell
8 10 (9.71%) Perl
8 10 (9.71%) Rust
9 9 (8.74%) Ruby
10 8 (7.77%) Go
11 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.97%) sed
12 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (21.36%) PhD
2 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.74%) Degree
4 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Ansible
1 2 (1.94%) Nagios
1 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Google
2 12 (11.65%) Oracle
3 9 (8.74%) Sybase
4 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.94%) Apple
5 2 (1.94%) Splunk
6 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.97%) IBM
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.97%) QNX
6 1 (0.97%) SAP