Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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.

Trac
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 868 873
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 -31
Contract jobs citing Trac 23 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.017% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 27
UK median daily rate £325 £225 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -39.19% +5.71%
10th Percentile £264 £213 £228
90th Percentile £525 £238 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £225 £325
% change year-on-year +44.44% -30.77% +20.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
UK median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 -

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

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19078 17440 16371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.50% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13287 11750 10892
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 251 336
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.60 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Trac
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Trac in the UK

Trac
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Trac in the UK

Trac
Top 8 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 6 months to 18 November 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
England +46 22 £325 +44.44% 4
UK excluding London +37 20 £325 +44.44% 4
South East +8 11 - - 2
East of England - 6 £325 - 1
London -5 3 £500 -
North East - 2 - -
North of England - 2 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Wireshark
3 13 (56.52%) Subversion
4 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
4 11 (47.83%) JIRA
5 10 (43.48%) RANAP
5 10 (43.48%) GGSN
5 10 (43.48%) SGSN
5 10 (43.48%) Multithreading
5 10 (43.48%) LTE
5 10 (43.48%) MGW
5 10 (43.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (43.48%) Asterisk PBX
5 10 (43.48%) GCC
5 10 (43.48%) GDB
5 10 (43.48%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (43.48%) RTP
5 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
5 10 (43.48%) OO
5 10 (43.48%) STL
5 10 (43.48%) C++
5 10 (43.48%) GSM
5 10 (43.48%) PBX
5 10 (43.48%) UMTS
5 10 (43.48%) VoIP
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco
5 10 (43.48%) Cross-Platform Development
6 8 (34.78%) Bugzilla
6 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
7 7 (30.43%) Firmware

Trac
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 2 (8.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Wireshark
2 10 (43.48%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (43.48%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (43.48%) GGSN
2 10 (43.48%) GSM
2 10 (43.48%) LTE
2 10 (43.48%) MGW
2 10 (43.48%) PBX
2 10 (43.48%) RANAP
2 10 (43.48%) RTP
2 10 (43.48%) SGSN
2 10 (43.48%) UMTS
2 10 (43.48%) VoIP
3 6 (26.09%) Broadband
3 6 (26.09%) NAS
3 6 (26.09%) Wireless
4 5 (21.74%) Bluetooth
5 4 (17.39%) ADSL
5 4 (17.39%) IPv4
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Subversion
2 11 (47.83%) JIRA
3 10 (43.48%) GCC
3 10 (43.48%) GDB
4 8 (34.78%) Bugzilla
5 6 (26.09%) Redmine
6 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
6 5 (21.74%) Selenium
7 4 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (17.39%) JUnit
8 3 (13.04%) Hudson
8 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
8 3 (13.04%) webpack
9 2 (8.70%) Babel
9 2 (8.70%) GitLab
9 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
9 2 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
9 2 (8.70%) Mocha
9 2 (8.70%) Phabricator
General
1 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) C++ Software Engineer
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineer
1 10 (43.48%) Telecoms Engineer
1 10 (43.48%) Telecoms Software Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Software Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Broadband Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Product Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (43.48%) STL
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) 802.1X
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) JSON
3 3 (13.04%) Node.js
3 3 (13.04%) React
3 3 (13.04%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) RESTful
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) STB
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) CentOS
4 3 (13.04%) Unix
5 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) VMS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 10 (43.48%) Cross-Platform Development
2 10 (43.48%) Multithreading
2 10 (43.48%) OO
3 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
4 6 (26.09%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (26.09%) Issue Tracking
4 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) Release Management
6 4 (17.39%) Network Packet Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) BDD
7 3 (13.04%) Build Automation
7 3 (13.04%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C++
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) Perl
3 4 (17.39%) PHP
3 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.04%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) FreeIPA
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat