The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Perforce products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perforce over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Perforce Software, Inc.

Perforce
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 606 583
Rank change year-on-year +59 -23  
Contract jobs citing Perforce 63 45 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 44
Median daily rate £450 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £144 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £512 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £275 £400
% change year-on-year +50.00% -31.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -19.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% -19.00%  

Perforce is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20653 24174 24550
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.89% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20864 27197 25363
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1317 1630 1930
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.31% +7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.75 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Perforce
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Perforce in the UK

Perforce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perforce in the UK

Perforce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perforce over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perforce in the UK

Perforce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perforce in the UK

Perforce
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perforce within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +40 44 £500 +29.03% 17
UK excluding London +47 35 £413 +50.00% 16
London +20 28 £550 +25.71% 6
Scotland +44 13 £375 +7.14% 5
North of England +58 11 £450 +83.67% 3
Northern Ireland - 6 £413 -
South East +22 2 £430 +22.85% 4
Midlands +18 2 £361 -
East of England - 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Perforce 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 Perforce.

1 92 (74.80%) Git (software)
2 90 (73.17%) Java
3 84 (68.29%) SQL
4 70 (56.91%) Jenkins
5 65 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (52.03%) XML
7 62 (50.41%) Banking
8 60 (48.78%) SOAP
9 59 (47.97%) Spring
10 56 (45.53%) Relational Database
11 54 (43.90%) JSON
12 51 (41.46%) OO
13 49 (39.84%) Gradle
14 43 (34.96%) Unix
14 43 (34.96%) Scrum
15 42 (34.15%) Finance
16 41 (33.33%) Maven
17 37 (30.08%) TDD
17 37 (30.08%) Shell Script
18 36 (29.27%) Ant
18 36 (29.27%) Oracle
18 36 (29.27%) Test Automation
19 34 (27.64%) Hudson
19 34 (27.64%) JUnit
19 34 (27.64%) DB2
19 34 (27.64%) DevOps
20 31 (25.20%) OOA/OOD
21 30 (24.39%) Linux
21 30 (24.39%) JavaScript
21 30 (24.39%) JIRA

Perforce
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 14 (11.38%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.57%) nginx
3 7 (5.69%) IIS
4 6 (4.88%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.44%) Confluence
6 2 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.81%) Apache
7 1 (0.81%) CMS
7 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.88%) Akamai
3 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.44%) GitHub
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) HTTP
2 3 (2.44%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.63%) LDAP
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (45.53%) Relational Database
2 34 (27.64%) DB2
3 29 (23.58%) SQL Server
4 22 (17.89%) RDBMS
5 13 (10.57%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.25%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.25%) Redis
7 3 (2.44%) Big Data
7 3 (2.44%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.44%) Firebird
7 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.44%) Hazelcast
7 3 (2.44%) HBase
7 3 (2.44%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.63%) KDB
9 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 92 (74.80%) Git (software)
2 70 (56.91%) Jenkins
3 49 (39.84%) Gradle
4 41 (33.33%) Maven
5 36 (29.27%) Ant
6 34 (27.64%) Hudson
6 34 (27.64%) JUnit
7 30 (24.39%) JIRA
8 20 (16.26%) Subversion
9 18 (14.63%) Eclipse
9 18 (14.63%) Selenium
10 16 (13.01%) IntelliJ
10 16 (13.01%) JProfiler
11 15 (12.20%) Cucumber
11 15 (12.20%) TeamCity
12 12 (9.76%) Concordion
12 12 (9.76%) JBehave
13 11 (8.94%) Visual Studio
14 9 (7.32%) Grunt
14 9 (7.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 62 (50.41%) Banking
2 42 (34.15%) Finance
3 11 (8.94%) Investment Banking
4 10 (8.13%) Front Office
5 5 (4.07%) Legal
5 5 (4.07%) Marketing
6 4 (3.25%) Electronics
7 3 (2.44%) Games
8 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.63%) Polish Language
8 2 (1.63%) Retail
9 1 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (70.73%) Developer
2 60 (48.78%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (13.01%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.94%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.13%) SQL Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (4.88%) C++ Developer
10 6 (4.88%) C++/C# Developer
10 6 (4.88%) DevOps Manager
10 6 (4.88%) HTML Developer
10 6 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Senior C++ Developer
10 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (4.07%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (52.03%) XML
2 60 (48.78%) SOAP
3 59 (47.97%) Spring
4 54 (43.90%) JSON
5 28 (22.76%) Protocol Buffers
6 23 (18.70%) Web Services
7 22 (17.89%) Hibernate
7 22 (17.89%) REST
8 21 (17.07%) .NET
8 21 (17.07%) JPA
9 13 (10.57%) HTML
9 13 (10.57%) J2EE
10 12 (9.76%) Ajax
10 12 (9.76%) CSS
10 12 (9.76%) jQuery
11 10 (8.13%) CSS3
11 10 (8.13%) HTML5
12 9 (7.32%) AngularJS
12 9 (7.32%) Rendezvous
12 9 (7.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.13%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.13%) Fixed Income
3 9 (7.32%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.69%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.07%) Derivative
5 5 (4.07%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (4.07%) OTC Derivatives
6 4 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.63%) Fintech
8 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.63%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.81%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.96%) Unix
2 30 (24.39%) Linux
3 9 (7.32%) Windows
4 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.25%) CentOS
6 3 (2.44%) Android
6 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (41.46%) OO
3 43 (34.96%) Scrum
4 37 (30.08%) TDD
5 36 (29.27%) Test Automation
6 34 (27.64%) DevOps
7 31 (25.20%) OOA/OOD
8 29 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (21.95%) Unit Testing
10 24 (19.51%) Domain-Driven Design
10 24 (19.51%) Microservices
11 21 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (16.26%) Enterprise Architecture
13 17 (13.82%) Data Modelling
14 15 (12.20%) Refactoring
14 15 (12.20%) SDLC
15 12 (9.76%) Multithreading
15 12 (9.76%) RAD
16 11 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
16 11 (8.94%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 90 (73.17%) Java
2 84 (68.29%) SQL
3 37 (30.08%) Shell Script
4 30 (24.39%) JavaScript
5 27 (21.95%) C#
6 24 (19.51%) Python
7 22 (17.89%) C++
8 18 (14.63%) Perl
9 14 (11.38%) Ruby
10 8 (6.50%) C
10 8 (6.50%) PowerShell
10 8 (6.50%) T-SQL
11 7 (5.69%) C++/CLI
12 4 (3.25%) VBA
13 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.63%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.63%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.81%) VB6
15 1 (0.81%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Degree
2 7 (5.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.25%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.76%) Dodd-Frank
1 28 (22.76%) EMIR
1 28 (22.76%) MiFID
2 6 (4.88%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.81%) Basel III
System Software
1 19 (15.45%) Docker
2 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.81%) NFS
3 1 (0.81%) vCloud
3 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (7.32%) Ansible
3 7 (5.69%) Rundeck
4 4 (3.25%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.44%) Graphite
5 3 (2.44%) Nagios
6 1 (0.81%) Kibana
6 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.81%) Netcool
6 1 (0.81%) Puppet
6 1 (0.81%) Rancher
6 1 (0.81%) SCOM
6 1 (0.81%) Terraform
6 1 (0.81%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (29.27%) Oracle
2 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.32%) ION Trading
3 9 (7.32%) Splunk
3 9 (7.32%) TIBCO
4 7 (5.69%) Google
5 6 (4.88%) Bloomberg
5 6 (4.88%) Tradeweb
6 5 (4.07%) Sybase
7 3 (2.44%) Adobe
7 3 (2.44%) F5
7 3 (2.44%) SOASTA, Inc
7 3 (2.44%) VMware
8 2 (1.63%) Algorithmics
9 1 (0.81%) Citrix
9 1 (0.81%) Embarcadero
9 1 (0.81%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.81%) Plumtree
9 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.81%) Telerik
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