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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 192 216 219
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Contract jobs citing Open Text 6 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.39% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate
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£428 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £322 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £534 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.50
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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
2677 3337 3321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.04% 46.22% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 2325 2266
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 88 90
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) Siebel
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Content Management
4 4 (30.77%) Metastorm
4 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Release Management
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) CSS3
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) RESTful
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (23.08%) LINQ
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (23.08%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Content Management Server
2 1 (7.69%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (15.38%) Siebel Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Cordys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (15.38%) Siebel EIM
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (7.69%) Lombardi
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) PowerBuilder
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Development Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) LINQ
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (23.08%) XSLT
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 1 (7.69%) OSGi
6 1 (7.69%) Java EE
6 1 (7.69%) J2EE
6 1 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Content Management
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Release Management
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) BPMN
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VBScript
4 2 (15.38%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) CBAP
3 1 (7.69%) IIBA
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) EMIR
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Siebel
2 4 (30.77%) Metastorm
3 3 (23.08%) RedDot
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Pega
5 1 (7.69%) JBoss
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft