The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Pega products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pega 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 Pegasystems, Inc.

Pega
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 69 112
Rank change year-on-year -43 +43  
Contract jobs citing Pega 9 70 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 2.32% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 4.82% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 7
Median daily rate £575 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £387 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £578 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +8.80% +1.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Pega 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 advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 914 1451 1128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 45.00% 48.19% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 797 663
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 73
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -26.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Pega
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Pega in the West Midlands

Pega
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pega in the West Midlands

Pega
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pega within the West Midlands region 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
Shropshire -17 8 £575 +15.00% 3
Pega
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pega also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Pega.

1 7 (53.85%) RUP
1 7 (53.85%) Waterfall
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
3 5 (38.46%) Documentum
4 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) CA Gen
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) Puppet
5 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
5 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Big Data
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins

Pega
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (38.46%) Documentum
1 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 3 (23.08%) SAS
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) CA Gen
1 3 (23.08%) ClearCase
1 3 (23.08%) ClearQuest
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) LoadUI
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Data Architect
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Pega Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) RUP
1 7 (53.85%) Waterfall
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 4 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (30.77%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
3 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) BEA
1 3 (23.08%) Informatica
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) webMethods
2 1 (7.69%) Talend