Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 718 792 770
Rank change year-on-year +74 -22 -68
Contract jobs citing Perforce 166 107 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 87 94
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -12.81% +1.94%
10th Percentile £328 £258 £359
90th Percentile £650 £575 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £41.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.64% -12.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £39.33 £40.48 £40.00
90th Percentile £49.25 £42.33 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £41.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +9.64% -12.63% -

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 43983 47802 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.63% 45.34% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27338 29209 28805
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1473 1700 2082
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.23 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.20 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +38 127 £450 +12.50% 26
UK excluding London +62 98 £410 +9.33% 16
London -4 66 £625 +38.89% 12
North of England +73 30 £450 +38.46% 5
North West +24 30 £450 +12.50% 1
Scotland +17 26 £413 +17.86% 1
Midlands +30 20 £410 +2.50% 3
East Midlands -1 17 £410 +2.50% 3
East of England - 13 £375 -
Wales +28 10 £450 +63.64% 1
West Midlands - 3 £613 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £413 -
South East -11 2 £435 +16.00% 5

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 107 (64.46%) Git (software)
2 106 (63.86%) Java
3 91 (54.82%) SQL
4 89 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (46.99%) Test Automation
6 66 (39.76%) Oracle
7 56 (33.73%) Spring
8 55 (33.13%) Banking
9 53 (31.93%) TDD
9 53 (31.93%) Finance
10 51 (30.72%) JSON
10 51 (30.72%) Jenkins
11 50 (30.12%) Unit Testing
12 48 (28.92%) Relational Database
13 47 (28.31%) JavaScript
14 46 (27.71%) HTML
15 43 (25.90%) SQL Server
15 43 (25.90%) SDLC
16 41 (24.70%) OO
17 40 (24.10%) Linux
17 40 (24.10%) Subversion
18 39 (23.49%) JUnit
18 39 (23.49%) Hibernate
19 38 (22.89%) SOAP
20 37 (22.29%) Maven
20 37 (22.29%) TeamCity
21 36 (21.69%) RDBMS
22 35 (21.08%) Gradle
23 34 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
24 33 (19.88%) Eclipse

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 11 (6.63%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.61%) Apache
2 6 (3.61%) Apache Pig
2 6 (3.61%) JBoss
2 6 (3.61%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.01%) nginx
3 5 (3.01%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.81%) Confluence
4 3 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.20%) IIS
6 1 (0.60%) Jetty
6 1 (0.60%) Mongoose
6 1 (0.60%) Mongrel
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (3.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (11.45%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.05%) npm
2 11 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.02%) GitHub
4 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.60%) Akamai
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.60%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.60%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.83%) Wireless
2 12 (7.23%) Bluetooth
3 4 (2.41%) Firewall
4 3 (1.81%) LDAP
4 3 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.20%) Internet
5 2 (1.20%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.92%) Relational Database
2 43 (25.90%) SQL Server
3 36 (21.69%) RDBMS
4 11 (6.63%) DB2
5 7 (4.22%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.61%) Apache Hive
6 6 (3.61%) Big Data
6 6 (3.61%) Impala
6 6 (3.61%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.81%) HBase
7 3 (1.81%) Redis
8 2 (1.20%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.60%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 107 (64.46%) Git (software)
2 51 (30.72%) Jenkins
3 40 (24.10%) Subversion
4 39 (23.49%) JUnit
5 37 (22.29%) Maven
5 37 (22.29%) TeamCity
6 35 (21.08%) Gradle
7 33 (19.88%) Eclipse
8 32 (19.28%) SonarQube
9 29 (17.47%) Grunt
10 26 (15.66%) Ant
11 24 (14.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 20 (12.05%) gulp
12 20 (12.05%) JProfiler
13 17 (10.24%) JIRA
14 13 (7.83%) Hudson
14 13 (7.83%) IntelliJ
15 9 (5.42%) Visual Studio
16 7 (4.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (4.22%) Selenium
General
1 55 (33.13%) Banking
2 53 (31.93%) Finance
3 27 (16.27%) Front Office
4 16 (9.64%) Investment Banking
5 12 (7.23%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.41%) Games
6 4 (2.41%) Marketing
7 2 (1.20%) Electronics
7 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (76.51%) Developer
2 85 (51.20%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.45%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 19 (11.45%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 19 (11.45%) UI Developer
4 12 (7.23%) Bluetooth Engineer
4 12 (7.23%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (5.42%) Automation Tester
6 9 (5.42%) C++ Developer
6 9 (5.42%) HTML Developer
6 9 (5.42%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.42%) SQL Developer
6 9 (5.42%) Tester
7 8 (4.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (4.82%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 8 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (3.61%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (33.73%) Spring
2 51 (30.72%) JSON
3 46 (27.71%) HTML
4 39 (23.49%) Hibernate
5 38 (22.89%) SOAP
6 33 (19.88%) JPA
7 32 (19.28%) CSS
7 32 (19.28%) HTML5
8 31 (18.67%) Web Services
9 29 (17.47%) XML
10 27 (16.27%) Ajax
10 27 (16.27%) REST
11 26 (15.66%) CSS3
12 22 (13.25%) Java EE
13 20 (12.05%) Node.js
13 20 (12.05%) Spring Boot
14 18 (10.84%) AngularJS
15 16 (9.64%) jQuery
15 16 (9.64%) RESTful
15 16 (9.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (15.66%) Fixed Income
3 13 (7.83%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (6.63%) Algorithms
5 9 (5.42%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.42%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.61%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.01%) PKI
7 5 (3.01%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.81%) Derivative
9 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.81%) User Experience
9 3 (1.81%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.20%) RIA
10 2 (1.20%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.10%) Linux
2 18 (10.84%) Unix
3 13 (7.83%) Windows
4 7 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.01%) Solaris
6 3 (1.81%) Android
6 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.81%) CentOS
7 1 (0.60%) Debian
7 1 (0.60%) Fedora
7 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (46.99%) Test Automation
3 53 (31.93%) TDD
4 50 (30.12%) Unit Testing
5 43 (25.90%) SDLC
6 41 (24.70%) OO
7 33 (19.88%) Scrum
8 30 (18.07%) Data Modelling
9 29 (17.47%) Multithreading
10 28 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (14.46%) Electronic Trading
11 24 (14.46%) Low Latency
12 21 (12.65%) Responsive Web Design
13 20 (12.05%) BDD
13 20 (12.05%) Performance Optimisation
14 19 (11.45%) Data Protection
14 19 (11.45%) Software Engineering
15 17 (10.24%) RAD
16 15 (9.04%) DevOps
17 12 (7.23%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 106 (63.86%) Java
2 91 (54.82%) SQL
3 47 (28.31%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.27%) C#
5 26 (15.66%) C++
6 24 (14.46%) Python
7 14 (8.43%) C
8 9 (5.42%) Embedded C
8 9 (5.42%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.82%) Perl
9 8 (4.82%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.22%) ES6
11 5 (3.01%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.01%) Ruby
11 5 (3.01%) Scala
11 5 (3.01%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.81%) C++/CLI
12 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.20%) Groovy
13 2 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.61%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) QA
2 5 (3.01%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (3.01%) EMIR
2 5 (3.01%) MiFID
3 1 (0.60%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (5.42%) Docker
2 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (2.41%) NFS
3 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.60%) KVM
4 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.82%) Ansible
3 6 (3.61%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.61%) Rancher
3 6 (3.61%) Terraform
4 5 (3.01%) WMI
5 4 (2.41%) Netcool
5 4 (2.41%) SCOM
6 3 (1.81%) Rundeck
7 2 (1.20%) Graphite
7 2 (1.20%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.60%) Nagios
8 1 (0.60%) Puppet
8 1 (0.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 66 (39.76%) Oracle
2 26 (15.66%) Microsoft
3 24 (14.46%) ION Trading
4 19 (11.45%) Bloomberg
4 19 (11.45%) Tradeweb
5 13 (7.83%) TIBCO
6 7 (4.22%) Adobe
6 7 (4.22%) Sybase
7 6 (3.61%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.01%) CyberArk
9 4 (2.41%) Google
9 4 (2.41%) Splunk
10 3 (1.81%) Capita
11 2 (1.20%) F5
11 2 (1.20%) IBM
11 2 (1.20%) VMware
12 1 (0.60%) HP
12 1 (0.60%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.60%) SOASTA, Inc
12 1 (0.60%) Solace