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 3 months to 23 June 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 TOWER Software.

TOWER Software
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 612 618
Rank change year-on-year +25 +6  
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 15 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.058% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.13% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 12
Median daily rate £375 £420 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -11.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £498 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 £450
% change year-on-year - -38.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20514 24183 25039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.82% 44.94% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12454 14905 14646
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 709 826 1130
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

TOWER Software
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing TOWER Software as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for TOWER Software in the UK

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TOWER Software over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TOWER Software in the UK

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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

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Top 6 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 3 months to 23 June 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
England +18 15 £375 -10.71% 5
London -9 13 £375 -16.20% 2
City of London -6 4 £363 -23.68%
Watford - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software.

1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) Information Assurance
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 11 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (27.27%) Java
5 9 (27.27%) Python
5 9 (27.27%) Ansible
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 8 (24.24%) Web Services
6 8 (24.24%) QA
7 7 (21.21%) Migration
7 7 (21.21%) SDLC
7 7 (21.21%) DevOps
7 7 (21.21%) Office 365
8 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
8 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
8 6 (18.18%) YAML
8 6 (18.18%) VBA
8 6 (18.18%) C++
8 6 (18.18%) Unix
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (18.18%) RDBMS

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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) VoIP
2 2 (6.06%) WLAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Economy
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) German Language
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Data Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Deployment Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
2 6 (18.18%) YAML
3 5 (15.15%) JSON
4 3 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Core
5 2 (6.06%) Angular 2
5 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (6.06%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) LESS
5 2 (6.06%) REST
5 2 (6.06%) RESTful
5 2 (6.06%) RxJS
6 1 (3.03%) Node.js
6 1 (3.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Fintech
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) CESG
4 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.03%) Animation
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Information Assurance
3 11 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (21.21%) DevOps
5 7 (21.21%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) SDLC
6 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.15%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL
8 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 6 (18.18%) C++
3 6 (18.18%) VBA
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Go
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CITP
3 1 (3.03%) IISP
3 1 (3.03%) MBCS
3 1 (3.03%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Gluster
2 1 (3.03%) vCloud
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Ansible
2 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Capita
2 1 (3.03%) EMC
2 1 (3.03%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) NetApp
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy
2 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.03%) Splunk
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
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