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 3 months to 22 June 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 Software AG.

Software AG
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 622 622
Rank change year-on-year +28 0  
Contract jobs citing Software AG 21 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.043% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.095% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 9
Median daily rate £525 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £368 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £490 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £340 £550
% change year-on-year +50.73% -38.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20543 24211 25040
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.83% 44.90% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12469 14933 14677
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £569 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 824 1120
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.39 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.26% +7.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Software AG
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Software AG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Software AG in the UK

Software AG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software AG.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software AG in the UK

Software AG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software AG over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software AG in the UK

Software AG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software AG.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software AG in the UK

Software AG
Top 16 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 15 £525 +16.66% 2
London +10 7 £525 +16.66%
South East +25 6 £350 +2.94%
South Wales - 6 £513 -
Wales - 6 £513 -
Hampshire - 5 £350 -
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Cardiff - 3 £525 -
Wiltshire - 2 £575 -
South West - 2 £575 -
City of London +2 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £575 -
Newport - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software AG 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 Software AG.

1 20 (51.28%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) IBM
2 15 (38.46%) webMethods
3 14 (35.90%) Adabas
3 14 (35.90%) Mainframe
3 14 (35.90%) Migration
4 13 (33.33%) Oracle
4 13 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
4 13 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 11 (28.21%) Replication
7 10 (25.64%) Web Services
7 10 (25.64%) Linux
7 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
8 9 (23.08%) Windows
8 9 (23.08%) SOA
9 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.51%) VMware
9 8 (20.51%) Data Architecture
9 8 (20.51%) Data Migration
9 8 (20.51%) High Availability
9 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
10 7 (17.95%) DevOps
10 7 (17.95%) vCloud
10 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
10 7 (17.95%) ITIL
11 6 (15.38%) OO
11 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling

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 4 (10.26%) ArcGIS
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (10.26%) SAS
2 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) Datadog
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
1 1 (2.56%) Heroku
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) FTP
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) Adabas
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
1 5 (12.82%) JUnit
1 5 (12.82%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) git-flow
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Designer
2 11 (28.21%) Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Solutions Designer
3 9 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Leader
6 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Lead Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) BPM Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Middleware Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 2 (5.13%) SOA Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) webMethods Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) Apache Axis
2 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
2 5 (12.82%) J2SE
2 5 (12.82%) Java RMI
2 5 (12.82%) Swing
2 5 (12.82%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) Middleware
3 3 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (5.13%) XSD
5 1 (2.56%) DHTML
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) JMS
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) WCF
5 1 (2.56%) WSDL
5 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Mainframe
2 11 (28.21%) Replication
3 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.69%) DataPower
4 3 (7.69%) PKI
5 2 (5.13%) CESG
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) AIX
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.56%) SUSE
4 1 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Migration
2 13 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
2 13 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) SOA
5 8 (20.51%) Data Architecture
5 8 (20.51%) Data Migration
5 8 (20.51%) High Availability
6 7 (17.95%) DevOps
6 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (17.95%) ITIL
7 6 (15.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 6 (15.38%) Data Management
7 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
7 6 (15.38%) OO
7 6 (15.38%) Open Source
7 6 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) GPG13
1 3 (7.69%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) vCloud
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) vRealize
2 3 (7.69%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.56%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.56%) Graphite
3 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Packer
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) IBM
1 15 (38.46%) webMethods
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) VMware
4 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.26%) 3PAR
5 4 (10.26%) ArcSight
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) ESRI
5 4 (10.26%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Apigee
6 1 (2.56%) Splunk
6 1 (2.56%) Unisys