The table below looks at the statistics for IDOL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IDOL over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP IDOL
Rank 435 428 425
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing IDOL 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.025% 0.021%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.020% 0.11% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Median daily rate £575 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IDOL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5007 5546 5540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.62% 23.55% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3612 3874 3762
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 55 36
Median hourly rate £29.88 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.12 £16.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.90 £52.17 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

IDOL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing IDOL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

IDOL Jobs Demand Trend in London

IDOL
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IDOL Daily Rate Trend in London

IDOL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IDOL Hourly Rate Trend in London

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IDOL 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 London region with a requirement for IDOL.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Records Management
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) FileNet
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) FileNet
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Presales Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Records Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) E-Discovery
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) iManage
3 1 (25.00%) Recommind
3 1 (25.00%) Vertica