Period
to 12 August 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Software AG products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software AG over the 6 months to 12 August 2020 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 Software AG.

Software AG
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 521 823 828
Rank change year-on-year +302 +5 -14
Contract jobs citing Software AG 11 26 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.029% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.071% 0.067% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 43
Median daily rate £575 £650 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +13.04% +9.52%
10th Percentile £553 £413 £336
90th Percentile £618 £910 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £425 £395
% change year-on-year +41.18% +7.59% -22.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.00

Software AG 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 15,389 38,804 42,826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.53% 42.71% 41.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,212 24,180 26,526
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.39% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 1,448 1,585
Median hourly rate £24.57 £19.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.09% +8.74% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.15 £11.01
90th Percentile £49.55 £51.01 £47.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.90 £16.76
% change year-on-year +11.73% +6.80% +1.58%

Software AG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Software AG as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Software AG in the UK

Software AG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Software AG.

Daily rate trend for Software AG in the UK

Software AG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Software AG.

Hourly rate trend for Software AG in the UK

Software AG
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software AG within the UK over the 6 months to 12 August 2020. 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 +290 10 £575 -11.54%
London +219 7 £550 -26.67%
UK excluding London +215 3 £600 +41.18%
South East +157 2 £600 +41.18%
Work from Home -16 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Software AG 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 Software AG.

1 6 (54.55%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
3 4 (36.36%) Police
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Adabas
3 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (36.36%) FTP
3 4 (36.36%) Natural
3 4 (36.36%) JCL
3 4 (36.36%) Middleware
3 4 (36.36%) ClearQuest
3 4 (36.36%) Remedy
3 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
3 4 (36.36%) Law
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Microservices
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) Azure
5 2 (18.18%) Sparx
5 2 (18.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Swagger
5 2 (18.18%) JSON Schema
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) XSD

Software AG
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 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) PBX
2 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) WinSCP
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Adabas
2 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (9.09%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) ClearQuest
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (9.09%) TestNG
General
1 4 (36.36%) Law
1 4 (36.36%) Police
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Applications Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Development Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) webMethods Developer
3 1 (9.09%) webMethods Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) JMS
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) JSON Schema
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Swagger
3 2 (18.18%) WSDL
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSD
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
4 1 (9.09%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
2 3 (27.27%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JCL
1 4 (36.36%) Natural
2 1 (9.09%) F#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Sparx
3 2 (18.18%) webMethods
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
4 1 (9.09%) VMware