The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenLink products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenLink over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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 OpenLink Financial, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenLink
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.24% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £675 £550
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
419 283 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.35% 42.88% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 146 189
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

OpenLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

OpenLink Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

OpenLink Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink.

1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (100.00%) Endur
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (100.00%) Endur
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO