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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Trac
UK
Rank 592 629 613
Rank change year-on-year +37 -16  
Contract jobs citing Trac 17 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.023% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £651 £300 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +116.83% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £651 £300 £360
% change year-on-year +116.83% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
Median hourly rate £36.75 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.52% +18.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -13.52% +18.05%  

Trac 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 7747 7746 6990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.56% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5227 5162 4464
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.89 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Trac
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Trac in the UK

Trac
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Trac in the UK

Trac
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Trac in the UK

Trac
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Trac within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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 +44 17 £651 +116.83% 7
South East +29 15 - - 7
Surrey +9 10 - - 1
Camberley - 10 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
East of England -2 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
North West - 1 £651 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £651 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Trac 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 Trac.

1 27 (87.10%) C++
1 27 (87.10%) Linux
2 26 (83.87%) GDB
2 26 (83.87%) Cross-Platform Development
3 25 (80.65%) Subversion
4 24 (77.42%) Software Engineering
5 22 (70.97%) RTP
5 22 (70.97%) Telecoms
5 22 (70.97%) OO
5 22 (70.97%) STL
5 22 (70.97%) GSM
5 22 (70.97%) PBX
5 22 (70.97%) UMTS
5 22 (70.97%) VoIP
5 22 (70.97%) Cisco
5 22 (70.97%) RANAP
5 22 (70.97%) LTE
5 22 (70.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 22 (70.97%) Asterisk PBX
5 22 (70.97%) Diameter Protocol
5 22 (70.97%) GCC
6 12 (38.71%) Multithreading
6 12 (38.71%) Wireshark
7 10 (32.26%) High Availability
8 7 (22.58%) MGW
8 7 (22.58%) GGSN
8 7 (22.58%) SGSN
9 6 (19.35%) Bugzilla
10 5 (16.13%) Windows
11 4 (12.90%) OOD

Trac
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) Asterisk PBX
1 22 (70.97%) Diameter Protocol
1 22 (70.97%) GSM
1 22 (70.97%) LTE
1 22 (70.97%) PBX
1 22 (70.97%) RANAP
1 22 (70.97%) RTP
1 22 (70.97%) UMTS
1 22 (70.97%) VoIP
2 12 (38.71%) Wireshark
3 7 (22.58%) GGSN
3 7 (22.58%) MGW
3 7 (22.58%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (83.87%) GDB
2 25 (80.65%) Subversion
3 22 (70.97%) GCC
4 6 (19.35%) Bugzilla
5 4 (12.90%) GNU Toolchain
6 3 (9.68%) JIRA
7 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 22 (70.97%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Software Engineer
2 22 (70.97%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) C++ Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Tester
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Games Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 22 (70.97%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Interactive TV
1 1 (3.23%) IVR
1 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Cross-Platform Development
2 24 (77.42%) Software Engineering
3 22 (70.97%) OO
4 12 (38.71%) Multithreading
5 10 (32.26%) High Availability
6 4 (12.90%) OOD
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.23%) Coaching
8 1 (3.23%) Content Management
8 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.23%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) SDLC
8 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) C++
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago