Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 764 743 800
Rank change year-on-year -21 +57 -85
Contract jobs citing Perforce 107 107 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 74 47
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £343 £308 £400
90th Percentile £650 £634 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £55.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.36% +25.00% -7.37%
10th Percentile £41.40 £45.50 £29.64
90th Percentile £49.25 £57.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.36% +22.22% -5.26%

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 42,372 43,203 46,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.77% 45.01% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,700 26,540 27,553
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £230 £240 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,416 1,630 1,843
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.98%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.37 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +6.06%

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 February 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 13 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 February 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 -19 99 £450 +5.88% 24
UK excluding London +5 52 £400 - 22
London -50 52 £600 +17.07% 7
North of England +40 21 £406 +1.56% 3
Midlands +11 21 £419 +4.69% 4
North West +13 19 £438 +9.38% 1
East Midlands +4 17 £425 +6.25% 4
East of England - 8 £375 - 4
Scotland -14 6 £463 -2.63% 5
West Midlands - 4 £400 -
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
South East -9 1 £435 +3.88% 6
Wales - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 74 (69.16%) Git (software)
2 67 (62.62%) Java
3 62 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (53.27%) Test Automation
5 48 (44.86%) SQL
6 41 (38.32%) Jenkins
7 38 (35.51%) Banking
7 38 (35.51%) JSON
8 37 (34.58%) Spring
9 35 (32.71%) Maven
10 33 (30.84%) Gradle
11 32 (29.91%) Unit Testing
12 31 (28.97%) TDD
12 31 (28.97%) OO
13 30 (28.04%) HTML
14 29 (27.10%) Oracle
15 28 (26.17%) JavaScript
15 28 (26.17%) Eclipse
16 27 (25.23%) JUnit
17 26 (24.30%) SOAP
17 26 (24.30%) Finance
17 26 (24.30%) Relational Database
18 25 (23.36%) Ant
19 24 (22.43%) Scrum
19 24 (22.43%) SonarQube
20 23 (21.50%) Subversion
20 23 (21.50%) XML
21 20 (18.69%) Python
21 20 (18.69%) Hibernate
21 20 (18.69%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (5.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (5.61%) Apache Pig
1 6 (5.61%) JBoss
2 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.74%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.87%) CMS
5 2 (1.87%) Mongoose
5 2 (1.87%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
6 1 (0.93%) Jetty
6 1 (0.93%) Mongrel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) npm
2 7 (6.54%) GitHub
3 6 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.74%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.93%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) Wireless
2 7 (6.54%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) 4G
4 1 (0.93%) 5G
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.30%) Relational Database
2 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
3 16 (14.95%) RDBMS
4 10 (9.35%) DB2
5 6 (5.61%) Apache Hive
5 6 (5.61%) Big Data
5 6 (5.61%) Impala
6 4 (3.74%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.80%) HBase
7 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.93%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.93%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 74 (69.16%) Git (software)
2 41 (38.32%) Jenkins
3 35 (32.71%) Maven
4 33 (30.84%) Gradle
5 28 (26.17%) Eclipse
6 27 (25.23%) JUnit
7 25 (23.36%) Ant
8 24 (22.43%) SonarQube
9 23 (21.50%) Subversion
10 19 (17.76%) TeamCity
11 14 (13.08%) Grunt
11 14 (13.08%) gulp
11 14 (13.08%) JProfiler
12 13 (12.15%) IntelliJ
12 13 (12.15%) JIRA
13 12 (11.21%) Hudson
14 9 (8.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (5.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (5.61%) Mercurial
16 5 (4.67%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (35.51%) Banking
2 26 (24.30%) Finance
3 19 (17.76%) Investment Banking
4 10 (9.35%) Front Office
5 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.74%) Marketing
7 3 (2.80%) Games
8 2 (1.87%) Electronics
8 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (75.70%) Developer
2 51 (47.66%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.82%) UI Developer
4 11 (10.28%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 8 (7.48%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Automation Tester
6 7 (6.54%) Bluetooth Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Tester
7 6 (5.61%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 5 (4.67%) C++ Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.74%) Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (3.74%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (35.51%) JSON
2 37 (34.58%) Spring
3 30 (28.04%) HTML
4 26 (24.30%) SOAP
5 23 (21.50%) XML
6 20 (18.69%) Ajax
6 20 (18.69%) Hibernate
6 20 (18.69%) HTML5
7 18 (16.82%) CSS
8 16 (14.95%) CSS3
9 15 (14.02%) JPA
9 15 (14.02%) Web Services
10 14 (13.08%) Node.js
10 14 (13.08%) RESTful
11 13 (12.15%) REST
12 12 (11.21%) Java EE
12 12 (11.21%) jQuery
12 12 (11.21%) React
12 12 (11.21%) Spring Boot
13 10 (9.35%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.28%) Fixed Income
3 8 (7.48%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.74%) Derivative
5 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.80%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.87%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.87%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.87%) RIA
7 2 (1.87%) User Experience
7 2 (1.87%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.76%) Linux
2 16 (14.95%) Unix
3 8 (7.48%) Windows
4 5 (4.67%) Android
5 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) CentOS
6 1 (0.93%) Debian
6 1 (0.93%) Fedora
6 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (53.27%) Test Automation
3 32 (29.91%) Unit Testing
4 31 (28.97%) OO
4 31 (28.97%) TDD
5 24 (22.43%) Scrum
6 20 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (17.76%) Domain-Driven Design
7 19 (17.76%) SDLC
8 18 (16.82%) BDD
9 16 (14.95%) Data Modelling
10 15 (14.02%) Microservices
11 14 (13.08%) Performance Optimisation
12 13 (12.15%) RAD
13 12 (11.21%) Multithreading
14 11 (10.28%) Front End Development
14 11 (10.28%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (9.35%) Event-Driven Architecture
16 9 (8.41%) DevOps
16 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 67 (62.62%) Java
2 48 (44.86%) SQL
3 28 (26.17%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.69%) Python
5 10 (9.35%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.48%) C#
6 8 (7.48%) C++
7 7 (6.54%) C
7 7 (6.54%) Embedded C
7 7 (6.54%) ES6
8 5 (4.67%) Perl
9 4 (3.74%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.74%) Ruby
10 3 (2.80%) Groovy
10 3 (2.80%) Scala
11 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.87%) Go
11 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.87%) XPath
12 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (8.41%) EMIR
1 9 (8.41%) MiFID
2 7 (6.54%) QA
3 3 (2.80%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) KVM
2 1 (0.93%) vCloud
2 1 (0.93%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) vSphere
2 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Ansible
2 5 (4.67%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.67%) Rancher
2 5 (4.67%) Terraform
3 2 (1.87%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) Kibana
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.93%) Salt
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (27.10%) Oracle
2 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.48%) ION Trading
4 6 (5.61%) Adobe
4 6 (5.61%) Bloomberg
4 6 (5.61%) Tradeweb
5 4 (3.74%) Google
6 3 (2.80%) Capita
6 3 (2.80%) IBM
6 3 (2.80%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.87%) Alibaba
8 1 (0.93%) New Relic
8 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.93%) Splunk
8 1 (0.93%) Sybase
8 1 (0.93%) VMware