The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Text over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 the Open Text Corporation.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text
Rank 182 181 184
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Open Text 4 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.76% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £468 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.11% +33.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £279 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £499 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £463
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -24.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.54 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2178 2486 2473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.72% 42.58% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1703 1728
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 64
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £32.09 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Text across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Open Text
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Text across the City of London region.

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Open Text
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Text across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Open Text Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Open Text
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Text across the City of London region.

Open Text Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Open Text also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Text.

1 4 (44.44%) Document Management
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Documentum
2 3 (33.33%) Law
2 3 (33.33%) Publishing
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) XHTML
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) CMS
3 2 (22.22%) RedDot
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 2 (22.22%) W3C
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Open Text also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Text. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Documentum
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) AquaLogic
3 1 (11.11%) FileNet
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (11.11%) Cordys
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 1 (11.11%) Lombardi
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (33.33%) Law
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Development Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XSLT
2 2 (22.22%) XHTML
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) OSGi
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Struts
3 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) W3C
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Web 2.0
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Document Management
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) BPMN
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) WCAG
1 1 (11.11%) WAI
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) RedDot
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Pega
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Metastorm
2 1 (11.11%) Hummingbird
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP