Period
to 21 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of TOWER Software products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TOWER Software over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 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 TOWER Software.

TOWER Software
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 852 813 850
Rank change year-on-year -39 +37 -28
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 27 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.036% 0.046%
As % of the Vendors category 0.065% 0.082% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 32
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - -
10th Percentile £419 £325 £406
90th Percentile £568 £575 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TOWER Software 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 41,776 40,197 47,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.76% 44.09% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,937 24,600 28,877
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £244
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,521 1,415 1,636
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -6.76% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.82% -8.53% +5.88%

TOWER Software
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for TOWER Software in the UK

TOWER Software
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TOWER Software in the UK

TOWER Software
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TOWER Software over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TOWER Software in the UK

TOWER Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TOWER Software in the UK

TOWER Software
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 TOWER Software within the UK over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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 -56 26 £525 +10.53% 13
UK excluding London +11 14 £488 - 6
London -53 13 £565 +18.95% 8
North of England - 12 £500 - 2
Yorkshire - 8 £500 - 2
North West - 3 £413 -
East of England +3 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £363 -

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software.

1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Google
2 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (40.74%) Ansible
3 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (37.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (37.04%) Puppet
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (37.04%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 9 (33.33%) Banking
5 8 (29.63%) vSphere
5 8 (29.63%) Software Delivery
5 8 (29.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 7 (25.93%) DevOps
6 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (25.93%) VMware
6 7 (25.93%) Java
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) Python
7 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 6 (22.22%) Ruby
7 6 (22.22%) Go
7 6 (22.22%) Big Data
8 5 (18.52%) Sass

TOWER Software
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 5 (18.52%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (37.04%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (37.04%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (18.52%) Serverless
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) SMS
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) IPsec
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Big Data
2 5 (18.52%) Blockchain
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) Impala
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) Babel
2 5 (18.52%) Jasmine
2 5 (18.52%) Mocha
2 5 (18.52%) webpack
3 2 (7.41%) MSI
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) React Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Report Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) Jest
1 5 (18.52%) JSLint
1 5 (18.52%) Node.js
1 5 (18.52%) OAuth
1 5 (18.52%) OAuth2
1 5 (18.52%) OpenID
1 5 (18.52%) React
1 5 (18.52%) Redux
1 5 (18.52%) RESTful
1 5 (18.52%) Sass
2 1 (3.70%) Kafka
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.70%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) User Experience
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Animation
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) Software Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) DevOps
4 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (22.22%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) Wireframes
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) Self-Awareness
8 3 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (11.11%) Statistics
9 2 (7.41%) Change Management
9 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.41%) Migration
9 2 (7.41%) Open Source
9 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
9 2 (7.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) Go
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) Ruby
3 5 (18.52%) ES6
3 5 (18.52%) JSX
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) vSphere
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Ansible
2 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (37.04%) Puppet
3 8 (29.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Google
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) EMC
3 5 (18.52%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau