The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenLink 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 OpenLink over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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 OpenLink Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenLink
Rank 144 182 203
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +21
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.12% 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Average daily rate £595 £481 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £610 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate - £750 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenLink
London

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
1230 2261 2561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 43.98% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1664 1786
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 45 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.63 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +11.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.08 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.60 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

OpenLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

OpenLink Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OpenLink
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 OpenLink across the City of London region.

OpenLink Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OpenLink
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenLink across the City of London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

OpenLink Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

OpenLink
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 OpenLink across the City of London region.

OpenLink Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink.

1 7 (77.78%) Endur
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Front Office
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) MFC
4 3 (33.33%) ATL
4 3 (33.33%) STL
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) VC++
4 3 (33.33%) ETRM
4 3 (33.33%) Trayport
4 3 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (33.33%) Derivative
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Brady
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Misys Opics
5 2 (22.22%) Back Office

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Endur
2 2 (22.22%) Misys Opics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Front Office
2 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office C++ Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office Developer
2 2 (22.22%) OpenLink Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Endur Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) OpenLink Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ATL
1 3 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (33.33%) MFC
1 3 (33.33%) STL
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
2 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (22.22%) POJO
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
1 5 (55.56%) OO
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) ETRM
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) VC++
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Trayport
3 2 (22.22%) Brady
3 2 (22.22%) Infor
3 2 (22.22%) Misys
3 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 1 (11.11%) TIBCO