Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 638 618 681
Rank change year-on-year -20 +63 +142
Contract jobs citing Pega 211 278 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.58% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 167 127
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £345 £315 £342
90th Percentile £738 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +31.58%
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 42717 48252 49841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.25% 44.84% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26282 29665 29357
UK median daily rate £429 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +3.75% +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £243 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1401 1656 2200
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £44.63 £43.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year -3.97% +3.92% +2.06%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -38 187 £513 +7.89% 12
UK excluding London +14 132 £500 +5.26% 6
London -9 77 £600 +20.00% 6
South East +48 51 £500 +15.61%
Midlands -64 27 £500 +5.26% 1
Scotland +53 24 £425 -
North of England +80 23 £463 +2.78% 5
North West +42 13 £450 -
West Midlands -48 13 £575 +21.05% 1
East Midlands -5 12 £475 -
Yorkshire +42 7 £450 -
East of England -1 6 £525 +16.67%
North East +83 3 £463 - 5
South West +4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 76 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.17%) Java
2 51 (24.17%) SQL
3 44 (20.85%) Workflow
4 40 (18.96%) Pega PRPC
4 40 (18.96%) JavaScript
5 37 (17.54%) Oracle
6 33 (15.64%) Case Management
7 31 (14.69%) Banking
8 28 (13.27%) Scrum
8 28 (13.27%) SDLC
9 27 (12.80%) Finance
9 27 (12.80%) JBoss
10 25 (11.85%) IBM
11 24 (11.37%) Linux
11 24 (11.37%) REST
12 21 (9.95%) Waterfall
12 21 (9.95%) Web Services
13 20 (9.48%) Marketing
13 20 (9.48%) MongoDB
14 19 (9.00%) Degree
14 19 (9.00%) JIRA
15 18 (8.53%) XML
15 18 (8.53%) SQL Server
16 17 (8.06%) CRM
16 17 (8.06%) TDD
17 16 (7.58%) Business Analysis
17 16 (7.58%) SOA
17 16 (7.58%) Servlets
17 16 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing

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 27 (12.80%) JBoss
2 15 (7.11%) Apache
2 15 (7.11%) WebLogic
3 14 (6.64%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.69%) Documentum
5 6 (2.84%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.37%) IIS
6 5 (2.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.42%) Confluence
8 3 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.95%) AquaLogic
9 2 (0.95%) CMS
10 1 (0.47%) FileNet
10 1 (0.47%) PegaRULES
10 1 (0.47%) SAS
10 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (2.84%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 40 (18.96%) Pega PRPC
2 4 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.90%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.90%) Unica
3 2 (0.95%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.95%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.90%) Silverpop
3 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.42%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.95%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (0.95%) Slack
5 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) Intranet
2 4 (1.90%) Internet
2 4 (1.90%) LDAP
3 3 (1.42%) SAN
4 1 (0.47%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.48%) MongoDB
2 18 (8.53%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.11%) DB2
3 15 (7.11%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.27%) MySQL
7 8 (3.79%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.37%) Big Data
8 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.37%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.42%) QlikView
9 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.95%) KNIME
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.47%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (9.00%) JIRA
2 15 (7.11%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.64%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.84%) JUnit
5 5 (2.37%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.37%) Selenium
5 5 (2.37%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.42%) Bower
7 3 (1.42%) Hudson
7 3 (1.42%) Maven
7 3 (1.42%) Subversion
8 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.95%) Lombardi
9 1 (0.47%) CA Gen
9 1 (0.47%) FxCop
9 1 (0.47%) JConsole
9 1 (0.47%) T4 Templates
9 1 (0.47%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.47%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (14.69%) Banking
2 27 (12.80%) Finance
3 20 (9.48%) Marketing
4 7 (3.32%) Retail
5 4 (1.90%) Back Office
6 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.95%) German Language
7 2 (0.95%) Law
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (33.65%) Architect
2 48 (22.75%) Developer
3 42 (19.91%) Pega Architect
4 31 (14.69%) Pega Developer
5 27 (12.80%) Analyst
6 26 (12.32%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (11.37%) Business Analyst
8 20 (9.48%) Lead Architect
9 17 (8.06%) Systems Architect
10 14 (6.64%) Consultant
11 13 (6.16%) BPM Developer
12 12 (5.69%) Project Manager
13 9 (4.27%) Delivery Manager
14 8 (3.79%) Business Architect
14 8 (3.79%) Pega Business Analyst
15 7 (3.32%) Java Developer
15 7 (3.32%) Pega Consultant
15 7 (3.32%) Senior Developer
16 5 (2.37%) Senior Software Engineer
16 5 (2.37%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.37%) REST
2 21 (9.95%) Web Services
3 18 (8.53%) XML
4 16 (7.58%) Servlets
5 13 (6.16%) EJB
6 12 (5.69%) .NET
6 12 (5.69%) JSP
6 12 (5.69%) Node.js
6 12 (5.69%) SOAP
7 11 (5.21%) CSS
7 11 (5.21%) J2EE
7 11 (5.21%) RESTful
8 10 (4.74%) JMS
9 9 (4.27%) HTML
10 8 (3.79%) Java EE
10 8 (3.79%) Middleware
11 5 (2.37%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.37%) XSL
12 4 (1.90%) JDBC
12 4 (1.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.79%) Mainframe
2 8 (3.79%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.79%) Private Cloud
2 8 (3.79%) User Experience
3 7 (3.32%) Reinsurance
4 6 (2.84%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.37%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.37%) Robotics
6 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.42%) NHS
6 3 (1.42%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.47%) Fintech
8 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.37%) Linux
2 10 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (4.27%) Windows
4 8 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.32%) Unix
6 1 (0.47%) Debian
6 1 (0.47%) VMS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (20.85%) Workflow
3 33 (15.64%) Case Management
4 28 (13.27%) Scrum
4 28 (13.27%) SDLC
5 21 (9.95%) Waterfall
6 17 (8.06%) CRM
6 17 (8.06%) TDD
7 16 (7.58%) Business Analysis
7 16 (7.58%) SOA
7 16 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (7.11%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (6.64%) Open Source
9 14 (6.64%) Project Management
10 13 (6.16%) Analytics
10 13 (6.16%) Software Delivery
10 13 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (5.69%) Test Automation
12 11 (5.21%) EAI
12 11 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (24.17%) Java
1 51 (24.17%) SQL
2 40 (18.96%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.79%) Python
4 6 (2.84%) C#
4 6 (2.84%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.37%) Perl
6 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.95%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.47%) C
8 1 (0.47%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) Jython
8 1 (0.47%) Ruby
8 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (9.00%) Degree
2 6 (2.84%) Master's Degree
3 5 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.21%) QA
2 5 (2.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) GDPR
3 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.37%) Docker
2 4 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Puppet
2 3 (1.42%) Ansible
3 2 (0.95%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.47%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (17.54%) Oracle
2 25 (11.85%) IBM
3 7 (3.32%) SAP
3 7 (3.32%) TIBCO
3 7 (3.32%) VMware
4 6 (2.84%) Informatica
4 6 (2.84%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.37%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.90%) BEA
6 4 (1.90%) Dynatrace
6 4 (1.90%) hybris
7 3 (1.42%) Google
7 3 (1.42%) Sybase
7 3 (1.42%) Vitria
8 2 (0.95%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.95%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.95%) CA
8 2 (0.95%) EMC
8 2 (0.95%) Niku
8 2 (0.95%) Teradata