The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Orchard 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 Orchard over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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 Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Orchard
Rank 590 579 554
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs citing Orchard 6 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.030% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.065% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £275 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 10
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Orchard
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
20132 21592 20644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.66% 45.85% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12166 12738 11641
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 932 923
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Orchard
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Orchard Jobs Demand Trend in England

Orchard
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Orchard Daily Rate Trend in England

Orchard
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Orchard across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Orchard Daily Rate Histogram in England

Orchard
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Orchard Hourly Rate Trend in England

Orchard
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 Orchard within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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 - 4 £388 -
North West -29 1 £275 -
South East - 1 £275 -
Orchard
UK

Orchard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Orchard 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 Orchard.

1 6 (60.00%) Northgate
1 6 (60.00%) Civica
2 4 (40.00%) Orchard Housing
2 4 (40.00%) Capita
3 3 (30.00%) Aareon
3 3 (30.00%) OPENHousing
3 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Anite
4 2 (20.00%) Kypera
4 2 (20.00%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (20.00%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (20.00%) Aareon QL
4 2 (20.00%) Comino
4 2 (20.00%) Academy Housing
4 2 (20.00%) arcHouse
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing

Orchard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Orchard 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 Orchard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (30.00%) OPENHousing
3 2 (20.00%) Aareon QL
3 2 (20.00%) Academy Housing
3 2 (20.00%) arcHouse
3 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (20.00%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (20.00%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Trainer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Civica
1 6 (60.00%) Northgate
2 4 (40.00%) Capita
3 3 (30.00%) Aareon
4 2 (20.00%) Anite
4 2 (20.00%) Comino
4 2 (20.00%) Kypera
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Sun