The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ReadSoft 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 ReadSoft over the 3 months to 3 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 ReadSoft.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ReadSoft
Rank 580 573 540
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -33
Contract jobs citing ReadSoft 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£463 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 - £450
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
22699 22214 21524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.99% 44.93% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13663 12543 11990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 985 996 1107
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

ReadSoft
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ReadSoft Jobs Demand Trend in England

ReadSoft
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ReadSoft Daily Rate Trend in England

ReadSoft
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 ReadSoft within the England region over the 3 months to 3 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
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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
East of England - 4 £463 -
South East -19 1 £525 -
ReadSoft
UK

ReadSoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ReadSoft 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 ReadSoft.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) SAP Basis
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) MaxDB
4 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) SAP BPC
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Local Government
4 1 (20.00%) SAP SRM
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver

ReadSoft
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ReadSoft 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 ReadSoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP SRM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI-AP
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) MaxDB
2 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Basis Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) OpenText