The table below looks at the statistics for TopLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TopLink over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle TopLink
Rank - 592 606
Contract jobs citing TopLink 0 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.044% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 11
Median daily rate - £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £356
% change year-on-year
- +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.74%
TopLink
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14238 14764 13933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 29.25% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9894 10346 9666
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 235 162
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.47 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing TopLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

TopLink Jobs Demand Trend in England

TopLink
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

TopLink Daily Rate Trend in England

TopLink
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

TopLink Hourly Rate Trend in England