Period
to 18 August 2017

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 6 months to 18 August 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
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 809 849
Rank change year-on-year -31 +40 -47
Contract jobs citing StarTeam 11 85 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.078% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.063% 0.49% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 41 31
UK median daily rate £279 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.23% -13.33% +26.05%
10th Percentile £205 £165 £263
90th Percentile £413 £433 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £279 £325 £375
% change year-on-year -14.23% -13.33% +26.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 17473 17188 14951
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.12% 15.82% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11994 11678 9752
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £273
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £365
% change year-on-year +1.75% +7.71% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 278 278
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.67% -
10th Percentile £28.83 £26.14 £21.37
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.88 £48.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +10.53% +1.33%

StarTeam
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing StarTeam over the 6 months to 18 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 August 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
UK excluding London -17 11 £279 -14.23%
Scotland +20 6 £250 -8.76%
South East +9 5 £400 -10.11%
England +8 5 £400 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Lua
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
4 4 (36.36%) SNMP
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) NetBeans
5 3 (27.27%) Clustering

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 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SNMP
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
1 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
1 4 (36.36%) NetBeans
1 4 (36.36%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Configuration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
3 3 (27.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
1 4 (36.36%) SDLC
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (27.27%) Smoke Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) Lua
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) MCITP
4 3 (27.27%) MCSA
4 3 (27.27%) MCSE
4 3 (27.27%) MCTS
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (27.27%) Netcool
2 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) McAfee
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) Borland
3 1 (9.09%) Lumension