Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Pega products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pega over the 6 months to 19 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Pegasystems, Inc.

Pega
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 688 668 611
Rank change year-on-year -20 -57 +183
Contract jobs citing Pega 187 228 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.48% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 130 146
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £317 £315 £319
90th Percentile £710 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £475 £465
% change year-on-year -2.37% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Pega is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43242 47490 49684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.64% 45.29% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26864 29037 29297
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1447 1703 2110
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.21 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Pega
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Pega in the UK

Pega
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pega in the UK

Pega
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pega over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pega in the UK

Pega
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pega in the UK

Pega
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pega within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 -34 165 £500 +5.26% 4
UK excluding London -11 105 £464 -2.37%
London -30 80 £575 +17.95% 4
South East +27 41 £500 +31.58%
Midlands -54 23 £475 -
Scotland +14 21 £425 -
North of England +68 16 £425 -15.00%
East Midlands +5 13 £475 -
North West +30 10 £450 +38.46%
West Midlands -52 8 £575 +21.05%
North East +70 3 £463 -7.50%
East of England -12 3 £550 -
Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
South West +4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pega 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 Pega.

1 69 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.32%) Workflow
3 36 (19.25%) Java
3 36 (19.25%) Banking
4 33 (17.65%) SQL
4 33 (17.65%) Case Management
5 30 (16.04%) Finance
6 29 (15.51%) JavaScript
6 29 (15.51%) Oracle
7 28 (14.97%) Scrum
8 24 (12.83%) Linux
9 22 (11.76%) SDLC
10 21 (11.23%) JIRA
11 18 (9.63%) Degree
11 18 (9.63%) Waterfall
12 17 (9.09%) NoSQL
12 17 (9.09%) Marketing
13 16 (8.56%) MongoDB
14 15 (8.02%) System Integration Testing
14 15 (8.02%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (8.02%) TDD
14 15 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (6.95%) Project Management
15 13 (6.95%) JBoss
15 13 (6.95%) CRM
15 13 (6.95%) Git (software)
16 12 (6.42%) Test Automation
16 12 (6.42%) Open Source
16 12 (6.42%) Node.js
16 12 (6.42%) Software Delivery

Pega
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 13 (6.95%) JBoss
2 11 (5.88%) Documentum
3 6 (3.21%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.21%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.67%) Confluence
4 5 (2.67%) IIS
5 3 (1.60%) Apache
5 3 (1.60%) CMS
5 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.07%) AquaLogic
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.53%) FileNet
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.53%) PegaRULES
7 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (3.21%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.07%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.07%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.07%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.07%) Slack
4 1 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) Intranet
2 3 (1.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) LDAP
3 1 (0.53%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
3 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 16 (8.56%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (4.81%) MySQL
6 6 (3.21%) DB2
6 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.21%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.14%) Big Data
7 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.07%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.53%) DataStage
10 1 (0.53%) KNIME
10 1 (0.53%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (11.23%) JIRA
2 13 (6.95%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.81%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.21%) JUnit
4 6 (3.21%) Selenium
4 6 (3.21%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.67%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.60%) Bower
6 3 (1.60%) Hudson
6 3 (1.60%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.60%) Subversion
7 2 (1.07%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.07%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.53%) FxCop
8 1 (0.53%) JConsole
8 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.53%) T4 Templates
8 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.53%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.53%) Zephyr
General
1 36 (19.25%) Banking
2 30 (16.04%) Finance
3 17 (9.09%) Marketing
4 5 (2.67%) Back Office
5 4 (2.14%) Retail
6 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.07%) German Language
7 2 (1.07%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (27.81%) Architect
2 38 (20.32%) Pega Architect
3 33 (17.65%) Developer
4 29 (15.51%) Analyst
5 26 (13.90%) Business Analyst
6 22 (11.76%) Pega Developer
7 18 (9.63%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (9.09%) Consultant
9 15 (8.02%) Lead Architect
10 12 (6.42%) Pega Consultant
10 12 (6.42%) Project Manager
10 12 (6.42%) Systems Architect
11 11 (5.88%) Pega Business Analyst
12 9 (4.81%) Delivery Manager
13 7 (3.74%) Business Architect
13 7 (3.74%) Java Developer
13 7 (3.74%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
14 5 (2.67%) Software Engineer
15 4 (2.14%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.42%) Node.js
1 12 (6.42%) XML
2 10 (5.35%) CSS
3 8 (4.28%) Middleware
3 8 (4.28%) REST
4 7 (3.74%) .NET
4 7 (3.74%) HTML
4 7 (3.74%) Web Services
5 6 (3.21%) JSP
5 6 (3.21%) Servlets
6 5 (2.67%) XSL
7 4 (2.14%) Java EE
7 4 (2.14%) SOAP
7 4 (2.14%) Struts
8 3 (1.60%) EJB
8 3 (1.60%) J2EE
8 3 (1.60%) JMS
8 3 (1.60%) jQuery
8 3 (1.60%) NumPy
8 3 (1.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.81%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.28%) User Experience
3 7 (3.74%) Reinsurance
4 5 (2.67%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.14%) Robotics
6 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.53%) DataPower
7 1 (0.53%) Fintech
7 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.83%) Linux
2 10 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (4.81%) Unix
4 7 (3.74%) Windows
5 1 (0.53%) Debian
5 1 (0.53%) VMS
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.32%) Workflow
3 33 (17.65%) Case Management
4 28 (14.97%) Scrum
5 22 (11.76%) SDLC
6 18 (9.63%) Waterfall
7 15 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (8.02%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (8.02%) TDD
7 15 (8.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (6.95%) CRM
8 13 (6.95%) Project Management
9 12 (6.42%) Open Source
9 12 (6.42%) Software Delivery
9 12 (6.42%) Test Automation
10 10 (5.35%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.81%) Analytics
11 9 (4.81%) Business Analysis
11 9 (4.81%) Kanban
11 9 (4.81%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.25%) Java
2 33 (17.65%) SQL
3 29 (15.51%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.81%) Python
5 5 (2.67%) Perl
5 5 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.60%) Ruby
7 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.07%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.53%) C#
8 1 (0.53%) Jython
8 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (9.63%) Degree
2 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.60%) Docker
3 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (15.51%) Oracle
2 11 (5.88%) IBM
3 7 (3.74%) VMware
4 6 (3.21%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.21%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.67%) Google
5 5 (2.67%) Informatica
5 5 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.14%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.60%) Adobe
7 3 (1.60%) BEA
7 3 (1.60%) EMC
7 3 (1.60%) Sybase
7 3 (1.60%) Vitria
8 2 (1.07%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.07%) Capita
8 2 (1.07%) Chordiant
8 2 (1.07%) Genesys
8 2 (1.07%) Niku
8 2 (1.07%) SAP