Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 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
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 727 793 776
Rank change year-on-year +66 -17 -75
Contract jobs citing Perforce 151 99 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 90
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £248 £334
90th Percentile £650 £527 £639
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £41.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.42% -17.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £39.43 £40.48 £41.25
90th Percentile £48.28 £42.33 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +5.42% -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 42619 47906 49670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.90% 45.08% 43.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26341 29293 29250
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £243 £240 £225
90th Percentile £620 £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 1386 1712 2171
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.10 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% -2.29% +4.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £45.22 £44.98 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.03% -2.94% +3.03%

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 20 October 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 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 20 October 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 +57 105 £500 +25.00% 9
UK excluding London +71 88 £413 +10.00% 7
London +48 63 £650 +49.86% 2
Scotland +39 31 £400 +14.29%
North of England +60 18 £450 +28.57% 1
North West +25 18 £450 +9.76%
East of England - 11 £375 - 1
Midlands +32 10 £400 -
Wales +18 9 £450 +63.64%
East Midlands -6 7 £400 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £413 -
South East -2 3 £433 +15.33% 4
West Midlands - 3 £613 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 97 (64.24%) Java
2 93 (61.59%) Git (software)
3 85 (56.29%) SQL
4 81 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (37.09%) Oracle
6 54 (35.76%) Test Automation
7 51 (33.77%) Banking
7 51 (33.77%) Finance
8 47 (31.13%) Spring
9 45 (29.80%) JSON
9 45 (29.80%) SQL Server
9 45 (29.80%) Jenkins
10 44 (29.14%) SDLC
10 44 (29.14%) Linux
11 42 (27.81%) JavaScript
11 42 (27.81%) Subversion
12 39 (25.83%) Relational Database
13 37 (24.50%) TeamCity
14 36 (23.84%) Unit Testing
15 35 (23.18%) TDD
15 35 (23.18%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (22.52%) HTML
17 33 (21.85%) XML
18 32 (21.19%) SOAP
18 32 (21.19%) Scrum
18 32 (21.19%) Multithreading
19 31 (20.53%) C#
19 31 (20.53%) OO
20 30 (19.87%) JUnit
21 28 (18.54%) C++

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 13 (8.61%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.64%) nginx
3 6 (3.97%) Apache
3 6 (3.97%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.31%) JBoss
5 4 (2.65%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.65%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.99%) Confluence
6 3 (1.99%) IIS
6 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.66%) Jetty
8 1 (0.66%) Mongrel
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (3.31%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (13.25%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.61%) npm
2 12 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.30%) GitHub
3 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.32%) Akamai
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.66%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.28%) Wireless
2 10 (6.62%) Bluetooth
3 5 (3.31%) LDAP
4 4 (2.65%) Firewall
5 3 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.32%) Internet
6 2 (1.32%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (29.80%) SQL Server
2 39 (25.83%) Relational Database
3 25 (16.56%) RDBMS
4 13 (8.61%) DB2
5 6 (3.97%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.65%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.65%) Big Data
6 4 (2.65%) HBase
6 4 (2.65%) Impala
7 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.99%) Redis
8 2 (1.32%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.32%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.32%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.66%) KDB
Development Applications
1 93 (61.59%) Git (software)
2 45 (29.80%) Jenkins
3 42 (27.81%) Subversion
4 37 (24.50%) TeamCity
5 30 (19.87%) JUnit
6 27 (17.88%) Maven
7 26 (17.22%) Ant
8 25 (16.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 24 (15.89%) Grunt
10 23 (15.23%) Eclipse
10 23 (15.23%) Gradle
11 18 (11.92%) JIRA
12 17 (11.26%) SonarQube
13 14 (9.27%) Hudson
14 13 (8.61%) gulp
15 11 (7.28%) Visual Studio
16 10 (6.62%) JProfiler
17 8 (5.30%) Selenium
18 7 (4.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 7 (4.64%) NUnit
General
1 51 (33.77%) Banking
1 51 (33.77%) Finance
2 27 (17.88%) Front Office
3 12 (7.95%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.65%) Games
6 3 (1.99%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 113 (74.83%) Developer
2 75 (49.67%) Java Developer
3 21 (13.91%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 21 (13.91%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 14 (9.27%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.95%) UI Developer
6 11 (7.28%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Bluetooth Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Embedded Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) HTML Developer
7 10 (6.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (5.96%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.96%) C++ Developer
8 9 (5.96%) SQL Developer
8 9 (5.96%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Automation Tester
9 7 (4.64%) C++/C# Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (31.13%) Spring
2 45 (29.80%) JSON
3 34 (22.52%) HTML
4 33 (21.85%) XML
5 32 (21.19%) SOAP
6 27 (17.88%) CSS
6 27 (17.88%) Hibernate
7 26 (17.22%) HTML5
7 26 (17.22%) Web Services
8 23 (15.23%) REST
9 22 (14.57%) JPA
10 21 (13.91%) CSS3
11 20 (13.25%) AngularJS
12 18 (11.92%) Ajax
13 16 (10.60%) .NET
13 16 (10.60%) Protocol Buffers
14 14 (9.27%) jQuery
14 14 (9.27%) Rendezvous
15 13 (8.61%) Java EE
15 13 (8.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.18%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (17.22%) Fixed Income
3 13 (8.61%) Algorithms
4 11 (7.28%) Data Structures
4 11 (7.28%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (6.62%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.97%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.97%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.31%) PKI
7 5 (3.31%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.32%) RIA
9 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.32%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.14%) Linux
2 23 (15.23%) Unix
3 11 (7.28%) Windows
4 7 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.31%) Solaris
6 3 (1.99%) Android
6 3 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.99%) CentOS
7 1 (0.66%) Debian
7 1 (0.66%) Fedora
7 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (35.76%) Test Automation
3 44 (29.14%) SDLC
4 36 (23.84%) Unit Testing
5 35 (23.18%) TDD
6 32 (21.19%) Multithreading
6 32 (21.19%) Scrum
7 31 (20.53%) OO
8 27 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (17.22%) Electronic Trading
9 26 (17.22%) Low Latency
10 19 (12.58%) Data Modelling
10 19 (12.58%) Data Protection
10 19 (12.58%) Software Engineering
11 17 (11.26%) DevOps
12 14 (9.27%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (8.61%) Performance Optimisation
14 11 (7.28%) BDD
14 11 (7.28%) Front End Development
14 11 (7.28%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (64.24%) Java
2 85 (56.29%) SQL
3 42 (27.81%) JavaScript
4 31 (20.53%) C#
5 28 (18.54%) C++
6 24 (15.89%) Python
7 16 (10.60%) C
8 11 (7.28%) Perl
8 11 (7.28%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.96%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.64%) C++/CLI
10 7 (4.64%) Embedded C
10 7 (4.64%) Ruby
10 7 (4.64%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.31%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.31%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.99%) Scala
12 3 (1.99%) VBA
13 2 (1.32%) XPath
14 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) QA
2 7 (4.64%) Dodd-Frank
2 7 (4.64%) EMIR
2 7 (4.64%) MiFID
3 1 (0.66%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (6.62%) Docker
2 4 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (2.65%) NFS
3 3 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.66%) KVM
4 1 (0.66%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.96%) Ansible
3 6 (3.97%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.97%) Rancher
3 6 (3.97%) Terraform
4 5 (3.31%) WMI
5 4 (2.65%) Netcool
5 4 (2.65%) Rundeck
5 4 (2.65%) SCOM
6 2 (1.32%) Graphite
6 2 (1.32%) Nagios
6 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.66%) Puppet
7 1 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 56 (37.09%) Oracle
2 27 (17.88%) Microsoft
3 25 (16.56%) ION Trading
4 20 (13.25%) Bloomberg
4 20 (13.25%) Tradeweb
5 14 (9.27%) TIBCO
6 8 (5.30%) Google
6 8 (5.30%) Sybase
7 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.31%) Adobe
8 5 (3.31%) CyberArk
8 5 (3.31%) Splunk
9 3 (1.99%) VMware
10 2 (1.32%) Capita
10 2 (1.32%) F5
10 2 (1.32%) IBM
10 2 (1.32%) SOASTA, Inc
11 1 (0.66%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.66%) Solace
11 1 (0.66%) Tektronix