The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for StarTeam skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited StarTeam over the 3 months to 26 May 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.

Micro Focus StarTeam (formerly Borland StarTeam)
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 632 606
Rank change year-on-year +32 -26  
Contract jobs citing StarTeam 6 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.052% 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.075% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 18
Median daily rate £250 £348 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.05% -7.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £278 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £388 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £348 £375
% change year-on-year -28.05% -7.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

StarTeam is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7990 8211 7075
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.27% 15.27% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5450 5635 4600
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +0.62% +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 131 129
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.10 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.02
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.45%  

StarTeam
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing StarTeam as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for StarTeam in the UK

StarTeam
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for StarTeam in the UK

StarTeam
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for StarTeam in the UK

StarTeam
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing StarTeam within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Scotland +38 6 £250 -
Erskine +51 5 £250 -
Renfrewshire +48 5 £250 -
Glasgow - 1 £188 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 2017, IT contractor jobs citing StarTeam 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 StarTeam.

1 20 (66.67%) ICL
1 20 (66.67%) VME
2 18 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
2 18 (60.00%) COBOL
2 18 (60.00%) HP
3 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
4 14 (46.67%) TDD
4 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
6 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (26.67%) Integration Testing
8 7 (23.33%) High Availability
9 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 5 (16.67%) Change Management
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (10.00%) CMMI
11 3 (10.00%) Workflow
11 3 (10.00%) Clustering
11 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (10.00%) MCTS
11 3 (10.00%) MCITP
11 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
11 3 (10.00%) Requirements Management
11 3 (10.00%) Degree
11 3 (10.00%) QA
11 3 (10.00%) CMDB
11 3 (10.00%) ITIL

StarTeam
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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) FTP
1 3 (10.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Lead Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (10.00%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Digital Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior COBOL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
1 3 (10.00%) CMDB
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) VME
2 3 (10.00%) AIX
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (46.67%) TDD
2 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (26.67%) Integration Testing
5 7 (23.33%) High Availability
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (16.67%) Change Management
8 3 (10.00%) CMMI
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (10.00%) Network Design
8 3 (10.00%) Requirements Management
8 3 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.00%) Workflow
9 2 (6.67%) Release Management
9 2 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) COBOL
2 3 (10.00%) C
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) CCNP
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.00%) MCITP
3 3 (10.00%) MCSA
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) MCTS
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (10.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) ICL
2 18 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) McAfee
4 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (10.00%) Veritas
5 1 (3.33%) Capita