Period
to 24 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 24 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 707 661 607
Rank change year-on-year -46 -54 +203
Contract jobs citing Pega 190 230 290
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 115 132 144
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £317 £315 £325
90th Percentile £683 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £458 £465
% change year-on-year -0.38% -1.51% +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 43927 47590 49581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.32% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27311 29060 29226
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £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 1460 1714 2108
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.24 £10.21
90th Percentile £45.50 £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 24 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 24 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 -61 165 £500 +5.26% 8
UK excluding London 0 107 £456 -0.38% 5
London -13 81 £550 +10.00% 3
South East +23 41 £500 +31.58%
Scotland +25 24 £425 -
Midlands -53 22 £450 -5.26% 3
North of England +67 16 £425 -15.00% 2
East Midlands -8 12 £425 -10.53% 1
North West +35 10 £450 +38.46%
West Midlands -55 8 £575 +21.05% 2
North East +64 3 £463 -7.50% 2
East of England +1 3 £550 -
Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
South West -5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 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 71 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.95%) Workflow
2 36 (18.95%) Banking
3 35 (18.42%) Java
4 33 (17.37%) SQL
5 31 (16.32%) Scrum
5 31 (16.32%) Case Management
6 30 (15.79%) Finance
7 29 (15.26%) JavaScript
7 29 (15.26%) Oracle
8 24 (12.63%) Linux
9 21 (11.05%) JIRA
10 20 (10.53%) SDLC
11 19 (10.00%) Degree
12 18 (9.47%) Marketing
12 18 (9.47%) Waterfall
13 17 (8.95%) NoSQL
14 16 (8.42%) MongoDB
14 16 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (7.89%) TDD
15 15 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
16 14 (7.37%) XML
17 13 (6.84%) JBoss
17 13 (6.84%) CRM
17 13 (6.84%) Project Management
17 13 (6.84%) Git (software)
18 12 (6.32%) Test Automation
18 12 (6.32%) Kanban
18 12 (6.32%) PostgreSQL

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 (6.84%) JBoss
2 10 (5.26%) Documentum
3 6 (3.16%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.16%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.63%) Confluence
4 5 (2.63%) IIS
5 3 (1.58%) Apache
5 3 (1.58%) CMS
5 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.05%) AquaLogic
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.53%) PegaRULES
7 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (3.68%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.58%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.05%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (1.05%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.16%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.05%) Slack
4 1 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.11%) Intranet
2 3 (1.58%) 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 (8.95%) NoSQL
2 16 (8.42%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (4.74%) MySQL
6 6 (3.16%) DB2
6 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.16%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.11%) Big Data
7 4 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.58%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.05%) 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 (11.05%) JIRA
2 13 (6.84%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.74%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.16%) JUnit
4 6 (3.16%) Selenium
4 6 (3.16%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.63%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.58%) Bower
6 3 (1.58%) Hudson
6 3 (1.58%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.58%) Subversion
7 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.05%) 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 (18.95%) Banking
2 30 (15.79%) Finance
3 18 (9.47%) Marketing
4 4 (2.11%) Back Office
5 3 (1.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.05%) German Language
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (26.84%) Architect
2 37 (19.47%) Pega Architect
3 33 (17.37%) Analyst
3 33 (17.37%) Developer
4 30 (15.79%) Business Analyst
5 22 (11.58%) Pega Developer
6 18 (9.47%) Consultant
6 18 (9.47%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (7.89%) Lead Architect
7 15 (7.89%) Pega Business Analyst
8 12 (6.32%) Pega Consultant
8 12 (6.32%) Systems Architect
9 11 (5.79%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.74%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (3.68%) Business Architect
11 7 (3.68%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.68%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (2.63%) Software Engineer
13 4 (2.11%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.37%) XML
2 12 (6.32%) Node.js
3 10 (5.26%) CSS
4 9 (4.74%) Web Services
5 8 (4.21%) Middleware
6 7 (3.68%) .NET
6 7 (3.68%) HTML
6 7 (3.68%) REST
7 6 (3.16%) JSP
7 6 (3.16%) Servlets
8 5 (2.63%) XSL
9 4 (2.11%) Java EE
9 4 (2.11%) Struts
10 3 (1.58%) D3.js
10 3 (1.58%) EJB
10 3 (1.58%) J2EE
10 3 (1.58%) JMS
10 3 (1.58%) jQuery
10 3 (1.58%) SOAP
10 3 (1.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.79%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.68%) Reinsurance
2 7 (3.68%) User Experience
3 5 (2.63%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.11%) Robotics
5 3 (1.58%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.58%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.53%) DataPower
6 1 (0.53%) Fintech
6 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.63%) Linux
2 10 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (4.74%) Unix
4 7 (3.68%) 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 71 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.95%) Workflow
3 31 (16.32%) Case Management
3 31 (16.32%) Scrum
4 20 (10.53%) SDLC
5 18 (9.47%) Waterfall
6 16 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (7.89%) TDD
7 15 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (6.84%) CRM
8 13 (6.84%) Project Management
9 12 (6.32%) Kanban
9 12 (6.32%) Open Source
9 12 (6.32%) Software Delivery
9 12 (6.32%) Test Automation
10 10 (5.26%) Analytics
10 10 (5.26%) BDD
10 10 (5.26%) Business Analysis
10 10 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.42%) Java
2 33 (17.37%) SQL
3 29 (15.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.74%) Python
5 5 (2.63%) Perl
5 5 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.58%) Ruby
7 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.05%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.53%) C#
8 1 (0.53%) Jython
8 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
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 (4.21%) QA
2 3 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.58%) Docker
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.58%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (15.26%) Oracle
2 11 (5.79%) IBM
3 7 (3.68%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.68%) VMware
4 6 (3.16%) Google
5 5 (2.63%) Informatica
5 5 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.63%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.11%) Adobe
6 4 (2.11%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.58%) BEA
7 3 (1.58%) EMC
7 3 (1.58%) Genesys
7 3 (1.58%) Sybase
7 3 (1.58%) Tableau
7 3 (1.58%) Vitria
8 2 (1.05%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.05%) Chordiant
8 2 (1.05%) Niku
8 2 (1.05%) SAP