The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 23 January 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 Northgate Information Solutions plc.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Northgate
Rank 540 490 495
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +5
Contract jobs citing Northgate 23 49 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.11% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.24% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 7
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£350 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £435 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £383
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £47.09 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.31% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.76 £16.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.42 £16.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £75.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+368.75% -20.00%
Northgate
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21232 20301 19024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.98% 45.61% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12696 11634 10217
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 938 931 1232
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £10.79 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in England

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in England

Northgate
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Northgate across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Northgate Daily Rate Histogram in England

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Northgate across the England region.

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in England

Northgate
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Northgate across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Northgate Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Northgate
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Northgate within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -15 10 £350 - 2
London -9 5 £600 +50.00% 2
East Midlands +7 3 £450 +20.00% 6
North West -3 3 £350 +3.70% 1
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Northgate
UK

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Northgate 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 Northgate.

1 22 (37.93%) Migration
2 21 (36.21%) Data Migration
3 15 (25.86%) ResourceLink
3 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.86%) SQL
4 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
5 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
6 9 (15.52%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (13.79%) Finance
7 8 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
8 7 (12.07%) .NET
8 7 (12.07%) MS Office
8 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
8 7 (12.07%) Orchard
8 7 (12.07%) Data Extraction
9 6 (10.34%) Data Architecture
9 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
9 6 (10.34%) HTML
10 5 (8.62%) Windows
10 5 (8.62%) CRM
10 5 (8.62%) Project Management
10 5 (8.62%) Toad
10 5 (8.62%) Civica
10 5 (8.62%) Capita
10 5 (8.62%) Academy Housing
11 4 (6.90%) arcHouse
11 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (6.90%) Statistics

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Northgate 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 Northgate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.07%) MS Office
3 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (25.86%) ResourceLink
2 5 (8.62%) Academy Housing
3 4 (6.90%) arcHouse
3 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.72%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.72%) DHCP
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.45%) EDMS
4 2 (3.45%) Ingres
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Toad
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Local Government
2 2 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Systems Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Data Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Trainer
8 4 (6.90%) Systems Support
9 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Configuration Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) IT Support
10 2 (3.45%) Test Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Test Analyst
11 1 (1.72%) Support Analyst
11 1 (1.72%) Applications Support
11 1 (1.72%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) HTML
3 4 (6.90%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) jQuery
4 2 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
1 7 (12.07%) Data Extraction
2 4 (6.90%) Statistics
3 3 (5.17%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Open Source
4 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Migration
2 21 (36.21%) Data Migration
3 9 (15.52%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (10.34%) Data Architecture
4 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) CRM
5 5 (8.62%) Project Management
6 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.90%) OO
6 4 (6.90%) OOD
7 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.17%) Manual Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Document Management
7 3 (5.17%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Functional Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.90%) C
3 4 (6.90%) VBA
4 2 (3.45%) VB6
4 2 (3.45%) C#
4 2 (3.45%) COBOL
4 2 (3.45%) VB
4 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Orchard
3 5 (8.62%) Civica
3 5 (8.62%) Capita
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) NorthgateArinso
5 2 (3.45%) Comino
5 2 (3.45%) Anite
5 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.72%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
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