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 22 May 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 OpenLink Financial, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenLink
Rank 568 532 474
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -58
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 11 21 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.044% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.097% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 20
Average daily rate
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£600 £563 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £413 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £725 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £675 £625
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.00%
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
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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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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 -19 10 £600 +6.66% 4
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OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 35 (77.78%) Endur
2 15 (33.33%) C#
2 15 (33.33%) .NET
3 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) ETRM
4 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
5 9 (20.00%) Finance
6 7 (15.56%) Back Office
6 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Oracle
7 6 (13.33%) SQL
8 4 (8.89%) Findur
8 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.89%) Front Office
8 4 (8.89%) TIBCO
8 4 (8.89%) Banking
9 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) Aligne
9 3 (6.67%) C
9 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (6.67%) Java
10 2 (4.44%) Murex
10 2 (4.44%) Calypso
10 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.44%) Derivative
10 2 (4.44%) Release Management

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 35 (77.78%) Endur
2 4 (8.89%) Findur
3 3 (6.67%) Aligne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Back Office
3 4 (8.89%) Front Office
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (8.89%) Programmer
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) C# Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.22%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Lead Technical Architect
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.22%) WPF
3 1 (2.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) ETRM
3 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.44%) Release Management
6 2 (4.44%) Cash Management
6 2 (4.44%) Logistics
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.22%) Analytics
7 1 (2.22%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) C
3 3 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) EMIR
1 1 (2.22%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.44%) Murex
3 2 (4.44%) Calypso
4 1 (2.22%) Trayport
4 1 (2.22%) SunGard