Period
to 12 December 2018

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 6 months to 12 December 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 Pegasystems, Inc.

Pega
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 184 142
Rank change year-on-year +69 -42 -66
Contract jobs citing Pega 93 8 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.79% 0.16% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 3.91% 0.37% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 4 34
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £513 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +9.04% -27.69%
10th Percentile £381 £332 £322
90th Percentile £640 £653 £625
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,377 2,160 2,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.75% 43.98% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,351 1,305 1,512
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.13% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £225 £207 £225
90th Percentile £575 £573 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 92 84
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.18% +11.74% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.78 £10.60
90th Percentile £28.25 £48.75 £26.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

Pega
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Pega as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pega in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 12 December 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
Shropshire +10 89 £550 -12.00% 7
Walsall - 1 £700 -
Pega
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Pega 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Pega.

1 87 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (76.34%) Kanban
3 62 (66.67%) Documentum
4 58 (62.37%) Scrum
5 55 (59.14%) Java
6 43 (46.24%) JIRA
7 38 (40.86%) Puppet
8 32 (34.41%) BDD
9 29 (31.18%) Selenium
9 29 (31.18%) Oracle
10 28 (30.11%) Cucumber
10 28 (30.11%) Maven
10 28 (30.11%) Jenkins
11 25 (26.88%) Virtual Environments
11 25 (26.88%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (26.88%) Confluence
11 25 (26.88%) Test Automation
12 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
13 23 (24.73%) SOA
13 23 (24.73%) Atlassian
14 22 (23.66%) Domain-Driven Design
14 22 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (23.66%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (23.66%) Microservices
15 21 (22.58%) Unix
16 20 (21.51%) Middleware
16 20 (21.51%) ITIL
16 20 (21.51%) GitLab
17 19 (20.43%) Open Source
17 19 (20.43%) Content Management

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 62 (66.67%) Documentum
2 25 (26.88%) Confluence
3 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.30%) CMS
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.08%) Captiva
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (46.24%) JIRA
2 29 (31.18%) Selenium
3 28 (30.11%) Cucumber
3 28 (30.11%) Jenkins
3 28 (30.11%) Maven
4 20 (21.51%) GitLab
5 17 (18.28%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.38%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.23%) CA Gen
8 2 (2.15%) RStudio
9 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.08%) Gatling
9 1 (1.08%) JMeter
9 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.08%) TestNG
General
1 1 (1.08%) Finance
1 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Architect
2 20 (21.51%) Systems Engineer
3 19 (20.43%) Pega Architect
4 18 (19.35%) Automation Tester
4 18 (19.35%) Java Automation Tester
4 18 (19.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 18 (19.35%) Selenium Tester
4 18 (19.35%) Tester
5 17 (18.28%) Developer
6 13 (13.98%) Support Engineer
6 13 (13.98%) Systems Support
6 13 (13.98%) Systems Support Engineer
7 10 (10.75%) Monitoring Engineer
7 10 (10.75%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) Senior Automation Tester
8 8 (8.60%) Senior Tester
9 7 (7.53%) Pega Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Project Manager
9 7 (7.53%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.51%) Middleware
2 16 (17.20%) REST
3 13 (13.98%) .NET
4 6 (6.45%) JSP
4 6 (6.45%) XML
5 5 (5.38%) HTML
5 5 (5.38%) SOAP
5 5 (5.38%) Web Services
5 5 (5.38%) XSD
6 4 (4.30%) J2EE
6 4 (4.30%) Spring
6 4 (4.30%) Spring Boot
6 4 (4.30%) WDK
7 3 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.08%) EJB
8 1 (1.08%) JMS
8 1 (1.08%) LDAP
8 1 (1.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Management Information System
2 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Unix
2 3 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (76.34%) Kanban
3 58 (62.37%) Scrum
4 32 (34.41%) BDD
5 25 (26.88%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (26.88%) Test Automation
5 25 (26.88%) Virtual Environments
6 23 (24.73%) SOA
7 22 (23.66%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (23.66%) Domain-Driven Design
7 22 (23.66%) Microservices
8 20 (21.51%) ITIL
9 19 (20.43%) Content Management
9 19 (20.43%) Open Source
10 18 (19.35%) DevOps
11 16 (17.20%) Case Management
11 16 (17.20%) Collaborative Working
12 15 (16.13%) Analytics
12 15 (16.13%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.14%) Java
2 15 (16.13%) Java 8
3 12 (12.90%) SQL
4 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.23%) Perl
5 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
1 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Docker
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (40.86%) Puppet
2 18 (19.35%) ZABBIX
3 4 (4.30%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (31.18%) Oracle
2 23 (24.73%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.38%) EMC
4 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.30%) Niku
5 3 (3.23%) BEA
5 3 (3.23%) Informatica
5 3 (3.23%) webMethods
6 2 (2.15%) OpenText
6 2 (2.15%) VMware