The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 27 February 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Northgate Information Solutions plc.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Northgate
Rank 391 361 359
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Contract jobs citing Northgate 8 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.11% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £460 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.18 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Northgate
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9544 9705 8961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.96% 44.66% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6261 6202 5712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 212 239
Average hourly rate £19.63 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.94% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.31 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in London

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in London

Northgate
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Northgate Daily Rate Histogram in London

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in London

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Northgate 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 Northgate.

1 7 (38.89%) CRM
2 6 (33.33%) Civica
2 6 (33.33%) Orchard
3 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) ResourceLink
5 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.11%) NorthgateArinso
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) E-Learning
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) EDI
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) ISEB
5 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (11.11%) EDMS
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Migration

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Northgate 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 Northgate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (16.67%) ResourceLink
3 1 (5.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) EDMS
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 4 (22.22%) Support Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Trainer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Architect
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk EDI Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) CRM
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Document Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Civica
1 6 (33.33%) Orchard
2 2 (11.11%) NorthgateArinso
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards