The table below looks at the statistics for ResourceLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 27 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 592 528 550
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +22
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 13 50 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.098% 0.045%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.32% 1.09% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £221 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £579 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £280 £425
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -34.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.46 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.79% -
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4029 4576 4205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.73% 8.98% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2380 2476 2324
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 67 80
Average hourly rate £21.64 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.86% +71.42%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ResourceLink Jobs Demand Trend in England

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ResourceLink Daily Rate Trend in England

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ResourceLink across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

ResourceLink Daily Rate Histogram in England

ResourceLink
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ResourceLink Hourly Rate Trend in England

ResourceLink
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 ResourceLink within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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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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 +1 5 £294 -24.67% 5
South East -24 4 £413 +65.00%
North West -36 4 £325 -40.36%
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ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 11 (44.00%) SQL
1 11 (44.00%) Cognos
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) SAP
5 4 (16.00%) IIS
5 4 (16.00%) NorthgateArinso
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.00%) Retail
5 4 (16.00%) Northgate
6 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) CRM
6 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (8.00%) GIS
7 2 (8.00%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (8.00%) Boomi
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.00%) EDRMS
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Applications Support
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Server Support
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Support Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Report Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) LLPG
3 2 (8.00%) GIS
4 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) CRM
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL
1 3 (12.00%) SDLC
2 2 (8.00%) Content Management
2 2 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.00%) ERP
2 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) Metadata Management
3 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.00%) ETL
3 1 (4.00%) Validation
3 1 (4.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBA
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CIPD
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cognos
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 4 (16.00%) Northgate
3 4 (16.00%) NorthgateArinso
4 3 (12.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) Software AG
5 2 (8.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (8.00%) webMethods
6 1 (4.00%) Talend
6 1 (4.00%) Mapinfo
6 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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