The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenLink 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 OpenLink over the 3 months to 20 August 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 OpenLink Financial, Inc.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenLink
Rank 559 504 484
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -20
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 20 48 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.099% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 50
Average daily rate
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£650 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £458 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £850 £575
% change year-on-year
-47.05% +47.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23042 22701 24966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.02% 46.76% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13170 12893 13092
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 1038 1277
Average hourly rate £18.48 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

OpenLink
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OpenLink Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenLink
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OpenLink Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenLink
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenLink across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

OpenLink Daily Rate Histogram in England

OpenLink
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OpenLink Hourly Rate Trend in England

OpenLink
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 OpenLink within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London -10 18 £650 +8.33% 2
East of England - - - -
OpenLink
UK

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 31 (75.61%) Endur
2 18 (43.90%) ETRM
3 15 (36.59%) Risk Management
3 15 (36.59%) Finance
4 12 (29.27%) Aligne
5 11 (26.83%) EMIR
5 11 (26.83%) Murex
6 10 (24.39%) ERP
6 10 (24.39%) SAP
6 10 (24.39%) ZaiNet
6 10 (24.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (21.95%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (21.95%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (21.95%) MiFID
7 9 (21.95%) Triple Point
7 9 (21.95%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 9 (21.95%) Back Office
7 9 (21.95%) Brady
8 8 (19.51%) Banking
8 8 (19.51%) C#
9 7 (17.07%) Java
9 7 (17.07%) Front Office
10 6 (14.63%) SQL
10 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
11 5 (12.20%) .NET
11 5 (12.20%) Migration
12 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
13 3 (7.32%) Reference Data
13 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
13 3 (7.32%) Logistics

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (4.88%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 31 (75.61%) Endur
2 12 (29.27%) Aligne
3 10 (24.39%) ZaiNet
3 10 (24.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (21.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (21.95%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (21.95%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 3 (7.32%) Findur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.44%) Selenium
1 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Back Office
3 8 (19.51%) Banking
4 7 (17.07%) Front Office
5 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Business Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Middle Office Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.44%) Programmer
7 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) XML
2 3 (7.32%) FpML
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) XSLT
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.88%) Derivative
2 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.44%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.44%) Swaptions
3 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) ETRM
2 15 (36.59%) Risk Management
3 10 (24.39%) ERP
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Logistics
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.88%) Workflow
7 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.88%) OOP
7 2 (4.88%) OO
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Cash Management
8 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL
8 1 (2.44%) Data Management
8 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) C#
2 7 (17.07%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) EMIR
2 9 (21.95%) MiFID
3 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Murex
2 10 (24.39%) SAP
3 9 (21.95%) Brady
3 9 (21.95%) Triple Point
4 3 (7.32%) SunGard
5 2 (4.88%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.44%) Trayport
6 1 (2.44%) SmartStream
6 1 (2.44%) Microgen
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Sybase