Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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 Software AG.

Software AG
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 848 844
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 -63
Contract jobs citing Software AG 37 48 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.046% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.086% 0.10% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 28
UK median daily rate £500 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +32.26% -8.82%
10th Percentile £310 £367 £321
90th Percentile £606 £700 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £446 £388
% change year-on-year -4.76% +15.16% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
UK 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 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 43242 47490 49684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.64% 45.29% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26864 29037 29297
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £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 1447 1703 2110
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.21 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 19 November 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 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 19 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 +8 34 £450 -12.20% 2
UK excluding London +31 28 £425 -4.76% 1
South East +18 23 £375 -1.32% 1
London -45 9 £540 -6.09% 1
Wales - 2 £538 -
Midlands +23 1 £450 +40.63%
South West +6 1 £300 -41.46%
East Midlands +4 1 £450 +40.63%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 27 (72.97%) webMethods
2 24 (64.86%) Java
3 23 (62.16%) Oracle
4 21 (56.76%) Web Services
4 21 (56.76%) Windows
4 21 (56.76%) Linux
4 21 (56.76%) Eclipse
5 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
6 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
7 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
8 13 (35.14%) SoapUI
8 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (35.14%) vSphere
8 13 (35.14%) F#
8 13 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (35.14%) TestNG
8 13 (35.14%) Oracle APEX
8 13 (35.14%) Selenium
8 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (35.14%) VMware
8 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
8 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (35.14%) HP
8 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
8 13 (35.14%) HP UFT
8 13 (35.14%) .NET
8 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
8 13 (35.14%) Ant
8 13 (35.14%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (35.14%) API Testing

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 6 (16.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.70%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) PuTTY
1 13 (35.14%) WinSCP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) NAS
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
2 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (18.92%) Adabas
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) Eclipse
2 13 (35.14%) Ant
2 13 (35.14%) HP UFT
2 13 (35.14%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (35.14%) Selenium
2 13 (35.14%) SoapUI
2 13 (35.14%) SpecFlow
2 13 (35.14%) TestNG
3 11 (29.73%) LoadRunner
3 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (21.62%) JUnit
4 8 (21.62%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) Babel
General
1 2 (5.41%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Software Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) SOA Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Test Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) Web Services
2 13 (35.14%) .NET
3 8 (21.62%) Apache Axis
3 8 (21.62%) Hibernate
3 8 (21.62%) J2SE
3 8 (21.62%) Java RMI
3 8 (21.62%) Swing
4 6 (16.22%) XML
5 3 (8.11%) Middleware
6 1 (2.70%) Browserify
6 1 (2.70%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) HTML5
6 1 (2.70%) J2EE
6 1 (2.70%) Node.js
6 1 (2.70%) React
6 1 (2.70%) Redux
6 1 (2.70%) REST
6 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) DataPower
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Linux
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) MVS
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) SUSE
5 1 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) API Testing
1 13 (35.14%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Defect Tracking
2 11 (29.73%) Performance Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
3 10 (27.03%) Test Strategy
4 9 (24.32%) SOA
5 8 (21.62%) OO
5 8 (21.62%) OOD
6 6 (16.22%) DevOps
6 6 (16.22%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Web Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.41%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) F#
3 6 (16.22%) NATURAL
4 5 (13.51%) JCL
5 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) ISEB
3 7 (18.92%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (16.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) webMethods
2 23 (62.16%) Oracle
3 13 (35.14%) HP
3 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
3 13 (35.14%) VMware
4 7 (18.92%) IBM
5 5 (13.51%) Fujitsu
6 2 (5.41%) Adobe
6 2 (5.41%) hybris
6 2 (5.41%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) ForgeRock
7 1 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.70%) Open-E
7 1 (2.70%) Synology
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas