Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 763 870 857
Rank change year-on-year +107 -13 +1
Contract jobs citing Software AG 29 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.027% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.083% 0.063% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 17
UK median daily rate £435 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +33.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £408 £528 £330
90th Percentile £565 £669 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £575 £400
% change year-on-year -25.43% +43.75% -21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
UK median hourly rate - £28.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% -

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 35,096 44,362 43,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.72% 42.37% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,942 27,562 27,447
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +2.98%
10th Percentile £225 £256 £233
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,477 1,655 1,443
UK median hourly rate £19.18 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.60% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.75 £10.67
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.37 £45.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.46% +1.52% -

Software AG
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 7 December 2019.

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 9 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 7 December 2019. 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 +109 27 £429 -28.54% 3
UK excluding London +114 25 £429 -25.43% 3
North of England +36 12 £433 -24.78% 3
North West - 12 £433 - 3
South East +71 11 £400 +10.34%
London +83 2 - -
Midlands +51 1 £515 -
East Midlands +29 1 £515 -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 25 (86.21%) webMethods
2 21 (72.41%) MuleSoft
3 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
3 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
4 12 (41.38%) Axway
4 12 (41.38%) Azure
5 11 (37.93%) XML
5 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (34.48%) SOAP
6 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (31.03%) Process Management
7 9 (31.03%) SOA
7 9 (31.03%) REST
7 9 (31.03%) JSON
8 8 (27.59%) Data Mapping
8 8 (27.59%) FTP
8 8 (27.59%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 7 (24.14%) Java
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) Windows
10 5 (17.24%) Linux
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.24%) Retail
11 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
11 4 (13.79%) HP UFT
11 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
11 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
11 4 (13.79%) Oracle
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.79%) Web Services

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Azure
2 2 (6.90%) AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) FTP
2 3 (10.34%) PuTTY
2 3 (10.34%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) HP UFT
1 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
1 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
2 3 (10.34%) Ant
2 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) TestNG
3 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
4 2 (6.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Integration Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Tester
4 2 (6.90%) webMethods Architect
4 2 (6.90%) webMethods Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) XML
2 10 (34.48%) SOAP
3 9 (31.03%) JSON
3 9 (31.03%) REST
4 5 (17.24%) .NET
5 4 (13.79%) Web Services
6 3 (10.34%) XSD
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.45%) JMS
7 1 (3.45%) JSON Schema
7 1 (3.45%) Middleware
7 1 (3.45%) Swagger
7 1 (3.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Process Management
2 9 (31.03%) SOA
3 8 (27.59%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 8 (27.59%) Data Mapping
4 4 (13.79%) BDD
4 4 (13.79%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (10.34%) API Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Code Coverage
5 3 (10.34%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.90%) API Design
6 2 (6.90%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) F#
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) webMethods
2 21 (72.41%) MuleSoft
3 12 (41.38%) Axway
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.34%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Sparx