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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenLink
Rank 574 556 482
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -74
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 12 15 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.031% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% 0.068% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 33
Average daily rate
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£600 £650 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £838 £763
% change year-on-year
-37.31% +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenLink
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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
22519 21955 20957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.03% 45.17% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13512 12591 11521
Average daily rate £398 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 985 1150
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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
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 2 July 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 0 11 £600 -7.69% 1
OpenLink
UK

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 30 (75.00%) Endur
2 18 (45.00%) C#
3 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) .NET
5 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
5 13 (32.50%) ETRM
6 8 (20.00%) Finance
7 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.00%) SQL
9 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
11 3 (7.50%) Banking
11 3 (7.50%) Front Office
11 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.50%) Findur
11 3 (7.50%) Oracle
11 3 (7.50%) Calypso
11 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (7.50%) SDLC
12 2 (5.00%) Cash Management
12 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (5.00%) Aligne
12 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
12 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (5.00%) C
12 2 (5.00%) Java
12 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
12 2 (5.00%) Derivative

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 30 (75.00%) Endur
2 3 (7.50%) Findur
3 2 (5.00%) Aligne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Front Office
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (10.00%) Programmer
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Programmer
7 2 (5.00%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Technical Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) WinForms
2 1 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.50%) WPF
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) ETRM
3 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) SDLC
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Release Management
6 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Logistics
6 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.00%) Cash Management
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.50%) BDD
7 1 (2.50%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.50%) MVC
7 1 (2.50%) Scrum
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) C#
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) C
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) EMIR
2 1 (2.50%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Calypso
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Murex
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) SunGard
3 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.50%) Brady
3 1 (2.50%) Trayport