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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenLink
Rank 570 554 522
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -32
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 19 23 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.046% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.10% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 33
Average daily rate
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£675 £650 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £498 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £838
% change year-on-year
- -46.26%
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
23413 22961 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.06% 45.63% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14134 13103 12594
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £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 1002 1014 1025
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +16 19 £675 +3.84% 5
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UK

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (65.52%) Endur
2 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) ETRM
3 9 (31.03%) Findur
3 9 (31.03%) C#
4 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
5 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) .NET
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.69%) Back Office
7 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (13.79%) BPR
8 4 (13.79%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (10.34%) Finance
9 3 (10.34%) SDLC
9 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
10 2 (6.90%) SQL
10 2 (6.90%) Windows
10 2 (6.90%) ISEB
10 2 (6.90%) Degree
10 2 (6.90%) QA
10 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
10 2 (6.90%) Cash Management
10 2 (6.90%) BDD
10 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
10 2 (6.90%) Gherkin

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (65.52%) Endur
2 9 (31.03%) Findur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (20.69%) Back Office
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) Business Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Business Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.45%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (31.03%) ETRM
2 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) BPR
5 4 (13.79%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Cash Management
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) MVC
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) Calypso
1 1 (3.45%) SunGard
1 1 (3.45%) Brady
1 1 (3.45%) Trayport
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per month
Posted: 4 days ago