Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 819 726 787
Rank change year-on-year -93 +61 -7
Contract jobs citing Perforce 73 151 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.16% 0.091%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 104 77
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £347 £322 £243
90th Percentile £588 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £388
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
UK median hourly rate - £42.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.20% -17.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +1.20% -17.00%

Perforce is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 42,782 42,215 47,966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.96% 43.35% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,533 26,010 29,451
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £241
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,648 1,378 1,661
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.08 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% -3.80% +3.00%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -58 65 £470 +4.44% 15
UK excluding London -61 37 £400 -2.44% 10
London -36 35 £550 -15.38% 7
Midlands -8 18 £400 -
East Midlands +14 15 £400 -
Scotland -45 7 £400 -3.03% 1
East of England -8 5 £510 +36.00% 5
North of England -42 5 £443 +1.14% 1
West Midlands - 3 £375 -
Yorkshire - 3 £410 - 1
South East -14 1 £375 -13.29% 2
North West -37 1 £475 +8.57%
South West - 1 £300 -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 51 (69.86%) Git (software)
2 44 (60.27%) Java
3 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (43.84%) Test Automation
5 30 (41.10%) Subversion
5 30 (41.10%) JavaScript
6 28 (38.36%) OO
6 28 (38.36%) Unit Testing
7 27 (36.99%) SQL
8 26 (35.62%) Finance
9 25 (34.25%) Oracle
9 25 (34.25%) Linux
10 24 (32.88%) HTML
10 24 (32.88%) Maven
10 24 (32.88%) JSON
11 23 (31.51%) HTML5
11 23 (31.51%) Jenkins
12 22 (30.14%) Spring
13 21 (28.77%) TDD
13 21 (28.77%) Gradle
14 20 (27.40%) React
14 20 (27.40%) Banking
14 20 (27.40%) Ajax
15 18 (24.66%) jQuery
16 17 (23.29%) WebSphere
16 17 (23.29%) Hibernate
16 17 (23.29%) Python
16 17 (23.29%) Eclipse
17 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (21.92%) SonarQube

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 (23.29%) WebSphere
2 15 (20.55%) Apache
3 8 (10.96%) JBoss
3 8 (10.96%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.96%) WebLogic
4 7 (9.59%) IIS
4 7 (9.59%) Jetty
4 7 (9.59%) Mongrel
4 7 (9.59%) nginx
5 2 (2.74%) Anypoint
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.37%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) GemFire
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) npm
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (12.33%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (9.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (9.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (9.59%) Rackspace Cloud
5 6 (8.22%) Google App Engine
5 6 (8.22%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (2.74%) GitHub
6 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) SSL
3 1 (1.37%) DSL
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) DB2
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.59%) MySQL
4 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (8.22%) KDB
5 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.37%) Apache Zeppelin
8 1 (1.37%) Big Data
8 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 51 (69.86%) Git (software)
2 30 (41.10%) Subversion
3 24 (32.88%) Maven
4 23 (31.51%) Jenkins
5 21 (28.77%) Gradle
6 17 (23.29%) Eclipse
7 16 (21.92%) SonarQube
8 15 (20.55%) TeamCity
9 14 (19.18%) Ant
10 13 (17.81%) Grunt
10 13 (17.81%) gulp
11 11 (15.07%) JUnit
12 10 (13.70%) JIRA
12 10 (13.70%) MSBuild
13 9 (12.33%) JProfiler
13 9 (12.33%) Mercurial
14 7 (9.59%) Vagrant
14 7 (9.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (8.22%) CruiseControl
15 6 (8.22%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 20 (27.40%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Back Office
4 3 (4.11%) Front Office
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
5 2 (2.74%) Games
5 2 (2.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (72.60%) Developer
2 22 (30.14%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.18%) UI Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Python Developer
5 6 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Perl Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (6.85%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Database Developer
7 4 (5.48%) KDB Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database Developer
7 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Automation Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.88%) HTML
1 24 (32.88%) JSON
2 23 (31.51%) HTML5
3 22 (30.14%) Spring
4 20 (27.40%) Ajax
4 20 (27.40%) React
5 18 (24.66%) jQuery
6 17 (23.29%) Hibernate
7 15 (20.55%) AngularJS
7 15 (20.55%) CSS
8 14 (19.18%) J2EE
9 13 (17.81%) CSS3
9 13 (17.81%) JPA
10 11 (15.07%) Node.js
10 11 (15.07%) XML
11 10 (13.70%) Servlets
11 10 (13.70%) Web Services
12 9 (12.33%) EJB
13 8 (10.96%) Kafka
13 8 (10.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) User Experience
3 5 (6.85%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.48%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.11%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.74%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.74%) Clustering
6 2 (2.74%) Fintech
6 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.37%) Equities
7 1 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) Windows
3 9 (12.33%) Unix
4 7 (9.59%) Debian
4 7 (9.59%) Ubuntu
5 6 (8.22%) CentOS
5 6 (8.22%) Fedora
6 3 (4.11%) Android
7 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Solaris
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.84%) Test Automation
3 28 (38.36%) OO
3 28 (38.36%) Unit Testing
4 21 (28.77%) TDD
5 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (17.81%) Front End Development
6 13 (17.81%) OOD
6 13 (17.81%) Performance Optimisation
7 11 (15.07%) Data Modelling
7 11 (15.07%) DevOps
8 9 (12.33%) BDD
8 9 (12.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (12.33%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (12.33%) RAD
9 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.59%) Concurrent Programming
10 7 (9.59%) Memory Management
11 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
11 6 (8.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (60.27%) Java
2 30 (41.10%) JavaScript
3 27 (36.99%) SQL
4 17 (23.29%) Python
5 15 (20.55%) Perl
5 15 (20.55%) Shell Script
6 12 (16.44%) C#
7 11 (15.07%) Ruby
8 10 (13.70%) Bash Shell
8 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
9 7 (9.59%) C++
9 7 (9.59%) Go
9 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.11%) Java 8
10 3 (4.11%) VB
11 2 (2.74%) Scala
11 2 (2.74%) VB6
11 2 (2.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (1.37%) Groovy
12 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Docker
1 7 (9.59%) VirtualBox
1 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (9.59%) Xen
2 6 (8.22%) KVM
3 1 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Ansible
1 9 (12.33%) Puppet
2 8 (10.96%) Kibana
3 7 (9.59%) Graylog
3 7 (9.59%) Nagios
3 7 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.59%) Salt
3 7 (9.59%) Terraform
4 6 (8.22%) logstash
4 6 (8.22%) Packer
5 4 (5.48%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.37%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (1.37%) Control-M
7 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Oracle
2 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.07%) Splunk
3 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.96%) Sybase
4 7 (9.59%) AppDynamics
4 7 (9.59%) Google
4 7 (9.59%) IBM
4 7 (9.59%) New Relic
4 7 (9.59%) Rackspace
4 7 (9.59%) TIBCO
4 7 (9.59%) VMware
5 3 (4.11%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (4.11%) hybris
5 3 (4.11%) ION Trading
6 2 (2.74%) Apigee
6 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.74%) Mashery
6 2 (2.74%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.74%) RedGate