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 24 April 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 Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Orchard
Rank 573 559 523
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -36
Contract jobs citing Orchard 10 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.046% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.044% 0.10% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £258 -
% change year-on-year
+16.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -12.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
Orchard
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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
22947 22934 20258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 13172 11100
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £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 996 1016 1130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 24 April 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 +5 4 £388 +10.71%
South East -5 3 £300 +39.53% 4
North West -30 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Orchard
UK

Orchard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (50.00%) HTML
1 13 (50.00%) MailChimp
2 11 (42.31%) Northgate
3 9 (34.62%) Civica
3 9 (34.62%) Aareon QL
3 9 (34.62%) Aareon
4 6 (23.08%) Northgate Housing
4 6 (23.08%) Academy Housing
5 5 (19.23%) Capita
5 5 (19.23%) MIS ActiveH
5 5 (19.23%) OPENHousing
5 5 (19.23%) CRM
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (15.38%) Orchard Housing
6 4 (15.38%) arcHouse
7 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (11.54%) Kypera
7 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
7 3 (11.54%) Windows
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
8 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery

Orchard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (34.62%) Aareon QL
2 6 (23.08%) Northgate Housing
2 6 (23.08%) Academy Housing
3 5 (19.23%) MIS ActiveH
3 5 (19.23%) OPENHousing
4 4 (15.38%) Orchard Housing
4 4 (15.38%) arcHouse
5 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.69%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Designer
1 13 (50.00%) Email Designer
2 8 (30.77%) Applications Support
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Support Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Support Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) CRM
2 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
2 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Document Management
3 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Northgate
2 9 (34.62%) Civica
2 9 (34.62%) Aareon
3 5 (19.23%) Capita
4 3 (11.54%) Kypera
5 2 (7.69%) Hummingbird
6 1 (3.85%) Anite
6 1 (3.85%) Comino
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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