The table below looks at the statistics for ResourceLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 614 619 564
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -55
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 16 13 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.025% 0.098%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.39% 0.30% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 27
Median daily rate £250 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £243 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £394 £280
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £13.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.79%
UK excluding London median 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
4099 4286 4889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.28% 8.10% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2498 2519 2693
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £283 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 62 77
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.64 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.35% -25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.10 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.01 £50.66 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £18.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+97.26% -42.06%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ResourceLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ResourceLink within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 9 £225 - 2
London -5 3 £425 +44.68%
West Midlands - 3 £450 - 1
South East +4 1 £155 -62.42%
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ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for ResourceLink.

1 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Time Management
6 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) NGA Human Resources
6 4 (14.29%) Northgate
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) Finance
7 3 (10.71%) SAP
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (10.71%) SLA
8 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
8 2 (7.14%) RedPrairie
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
8 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
8 2 (7.14%) JDA
8 2 (7.14%) Cognos
8 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
8 2 (7.14%) Electronics
8 2 (7.14%) Telecoms

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.57%) JasperReports
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) HR Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) HR Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Project Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) HR Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) HR Officer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) HR Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) HR Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Retail Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SAP PI
1 1 (3.57%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.57%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.86%) Time Management
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Flow Diagram
7 1 (3.57%) Data Privacy
7 1 (3.57%) Data Validation
7 1 (3.57%) Human Resource Management
7 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) NGA Human Resources
2 4 (14.29%) Northgate
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.14%) Cognos
4 2 (7.14%) JDA
4 2 (7.14%) RedPrairie
4 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (3.57%) Jaspersoft