Period
to 23 June 2018

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 6 months to 23 June 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 772 716 820
Rank change year-on-year -56 +104 -62
Contract jobs citing Perforce 98 121 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.13% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 75 44
UK median daily rate £423 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £187
90th Percentile £620 £650 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £411 £323
% change year-on-year -2.74% +27.52% -12.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £55.00 £45.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.91% +21.88% +43.53%
10th Percentile £41.75 £40.50 £37.07
90th Percentile £45.25 £57.50 £48.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £55.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year -20.91% +18.92% +47.11%

Perforce 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 41,865 40,362 47,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.76% 44.08% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,987 24,693 28,903
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £244
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,524 1,422 1,625
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -5.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.41 £10.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%

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 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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 14 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 6 months to 23 June 2018. 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 -45 83 £424 -10.74% 15
UK excluding London -31 56 £400 -2.74% 9
London -84 39 £540 -1.82% 7
Midlands -1 25 £400 +18.52% 1
East Midlands +11 20 £400 +18.52%
Scotland -51 13 £400 -11.11% 1
North of England -29 9 £325 -21.69%
North West -25 6 £325 -21.69%
East of England +4 5 £510 -
West Midlands - 5 £400 - 1
South East -24 4 £375 -6.83% 6
Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
North East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £300 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Perforce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Perforce.

1 70 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 56 (57.14%) Java
3 52 (53.06%) JavaScript
4 51 (52.04%) JSON
5 47 (47.96%) Unit Testing
6 46 (46.94%) Test Automation
7 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (42.86%) OO
9 39 (39.80%) XML
10 38 (38.78%) Ajax
11 37 (37.76%) jQuery
12 36 (36.73%) Gradle
13 35 (35.71%) Spring
14 29 (29.59%) HTML
14 29 (29.59%) Jenkins
15 27 (27.55%) SQL
15 27 (27.55%) CSS
15 27 (27.55%) Subversion
16 26 (26.53%) Finance
17 25 (25.51%) Banking
17 25 (25.51%) Hibernate
17 25 (25.51%) Python
17 25 (25.51%) Data Modelling
18 24 (24.49%) Eclipse
18 24 (24.49%) J2EE
18 24 (24.49%) React
19 23 (23.47%) JUnit
19 23 (23.47%) TDD
19 23 (23.47%) JPA
19 23 (23.47%) HTML5

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 17 (17.35%) Apache
2 10 (10.20%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.14%) nginx
3 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (6.12%) IIS
4 6 (6.12%) Jetty
4 6 (6.12%) Mongrel
5 4 (4.08%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.06%) Confluence
6 3 (3.06%) JBoss
7 2 (2.04%) Anypoint
7 2 (2.04%) CMS
7 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.35%) npm
2 13 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (8.16%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (6.12%) Rackspace Cloud
5 6 (6.12%) Sumo Logic
6 5 (5.10%) Google App Engine
7 4 (4.08%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) SSL
3 1 (1.02%) 4G
3 1 (1.02%) 5G
3 1 (1.02%) SMS
3 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.39%) Relational Database
2 15 (15.31%) DB2
3 10 (10.20%) MySQL
4 8 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.12%) KDB
6 5 (5.10%) Big Data
6 5 (5.10%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.08%) Apache Zeppelin
7 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.02%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.02%) HBase
9 1 (1.02%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 36 (36.73%) Gradle
3 29 (29.59%) Jenkins
4 27 (27.55%) Subversion
5 24 (24.49%) Eclipse
6 23 (23.47%) JUnit
7 22 (22.45%) JProfiler
7 22 (22.45%) Maven
8 21 (21.43%) SonarQube
9 20 (20.41%) Grunt
9 20 (20.41%) gulp
10 16 (16.33%) Ant
11 11 (11.22%) JIRA
12 9 (9.18%) TeamCity
12 9 (9.18%) Vagrant
13 8 (8.16%) Hudson
13 8 (8.16%) Mercurial
14 6 (6.12%) IntelliJ
14 6 (6.12%) MSBuild
15 5 (5.10%) CruiseControl
General
1 26 (26.53%) Finance
2 25 (25.51%) Banking
3 9 (9.18%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Marketing
5 4 (4.08%) Back Office
6 3 (3.06%) Retail
7 2 (2.04%) Legal
8 1 (1.02%) Games
8 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (78.57%) Developer
2 35 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.33%) UI Developer
4 8 (8.16%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.10%) Perl Developer
8 4 (4.08%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) KDB Developer
9 3 (3.06%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (3.06%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) DevOps Manager
9 3 (3.06%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (52.04%) JSON
2 39 (39.80%) XML
3 38 (38.78%) Ajax
4 37 (37.76%) jQuery
5 35 (35.71%) Spring
6 29 (29.59%) HTML
7 27 (27.55%) CSS
8 25 (25.51%) Hibernate
9 24 (24.49%) J2EE
9 24 (24.49%) React
10 23 (23.47%) HTML5
10 23 (23.47%) JPA
11 20 (20.41%) CSS3
12 18 (18.37%) XSLT
13 17 (17.35%) SOAP
14 15 (15.31%) AngularJS
14 15 (15.31%) Node.js
15 12 (12.24%) Kafka
15 12 (12.24%) Web Services
16 11 (11.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (10.20%) User Experience
2 5 (5.10%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.08%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.06%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.06%) iPad
4 3 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.04%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.02%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.02%) Derivative
6 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.45%) Linux
2 13 (13.27%) Unix
3 8 (8.16%) Windows
4 6 (6.12%) Debian
4 6 (6.12%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.10%) CentOS
5 5 (5.10%) Fedora
6 3 (3.06%) Android
7 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.96%) Unit Testing
2 46 (46.94%) Test Automation
3 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (42.86%) OO
5 25 (25.51%) Data Modelling
6 23 (23.47%) TDD
7 22 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (22.45%) Front End Development
7 22 (22.45%) RAD
8 17 (17.35%) Performance Optimisation
9 15 (15.31%) Scrum
10 11 (11.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (11.22%) DevOps
10 11 (11.22%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (10.20%) Analytics
11 10 (10.20%) E-Commerce
11 10 (10.20%) OOD
12 9 (9.18%) Content Management
12 9 (9.18%) Memory Management
12 9 (9.18%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 56 (57.14%) Java
2 52 (53.06%) JavaScript
3 27 (27.55%) SQL
4 25 (25.51%) Python
5 18 (18.37%) Perl
6 16 (16.33%) Shell Script
7 12 (12.24%) Ruby
8 9 (9.18%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.12%) Go
9 6 (6.12%) Java 8
9 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.10%) Scala
11 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.06%) C#
12 3 (3.06%) PHP
13 1 (1.02%) C++
13 1 (1.02%) VB
13 1 (1.02%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) GCP
2 7 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
2 7 (7.14%) EMIR
2 7 (7.14%) MiFID
3 6 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) VirtualBox
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.12%) Xen
2 5 (5.10%) Docker
2 5 (5.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Kibana
2 11 (11.22%) Terraform
3 9 (9.18%) Puppet
4 8 (8.16%) Ansible
5 7 (7.14%) Nagios
5 7 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (6.12%) Graylog
6 6 (6.12%) Salt
7 5 (5.10%) logstash
7 5 (5.10%) Packer
8 3 (3.06%) Rundeck
8 3 (3.06%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
9 2 (2.04%) Rancher
9 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Oracle
2 13 (13.27%) Splunk
3 9 (9.18%) Google
3 9 (9.18%) New Relic
4 7 (7.14%) hybris
4 7 (7.14%) Sybase
5 6 (6.12%) Adobe
5 6 (6.12%) AppDynamics
5 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.12%) Rackspace
5 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.12%) VMware
6 4 (4.08%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (3.06%) IBM
8 2 (2.04%) Alibaba
8 2 (2.04%) Apigee
8 2 (2.04%) Mashery
8 2 (2.04%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.04%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.02%) SOASTA, Inc