The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VocaLink products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 30 July 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 VocaLink Limited.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VocaLink
Rank - - 148
Contract jobs citing VocaLink 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £473
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £470
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VocaLink
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1252 1474 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.12% 47.27% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 853 730
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 137 149
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

VocaLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing VocaLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VocaLink Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VocaLink
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VocaLink across the East of England region.

VocaLink Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VocaLink
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VocaLink 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 East of England region with a requirement for VocaLink.

1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) IBM