The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenLink 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 OpenLink over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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 Software, Inc.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenLink
Rank 426 402 407
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 13 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.075% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 15
Average daily rate £685 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £495 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £704 £690 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £675 £673 £650
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenLink
England

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
9460 10115 10317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.10% 44.41% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 6561 6744
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 228 211
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £41.25 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

OpenLink
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OpenLink Jobs Demand Trend in London

OpenLink
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OpenLink Daily Rate Trend in London

OpenLink
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenLink across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

OpenLink Daily Rate Histogram in London

OpenLink
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

OpenLink Hourly Rate Trend in London

OpenLink
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenLink within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +42 2 £563 -9.63% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £685 -
OpenLink
England

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 38 (84.44%) Endur
2 28 (62.22%) ETRM
3 27 (60.00%) C#
4 24 (53.33%) .NET
4 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (37.78%) Front Office
6 17 (37.78%) Oracle
7 16 (35.56%) Windows
7 16 (35.56%) OO
7 16 (35.56%) Finance
7 16 (35.56%) Multithreading
8 14 (31.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 14 (31.11%) STL
8 14 (31.11%) MFC
8 14 (31.11%) C++
8 14 (31.11%) VC++
9 13 (28.89%) ATL
9 13 (28.89%) OOP
9 13 (28.89%) Derivative
10 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
10 12 (26.67%) RDBMS
11 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
11 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
12 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
12 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
12 5 (11.11%) Java
13 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (8.89%) Change Management
13 4 (8.89%) Trayport

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) Apache
1 3 (6.67%) JBoss
1 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 38 (84.44%) Endur
2 3 (6.67%) Misys Opics
3 1 (2.22%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 17 (37.78%) Front Office
2 16 (35.56%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) C++ Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Front Office Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) OpenLink Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) OpenLink Business Analyst
5 9 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
6 8 (17.78%) C# Developer - Commodities
6 8 (17.78%) Endur Analyst
6 8 (17.78%) Endur Business Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Risk Business Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) OpenLink Developer
9 2 (4.44%) OpenLink Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) .NET
2 14 (31.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (31.11%) MFC
2 14 (31.11%) STL
3 13 (28.89%) ATL
4 3 (6.67%) Apache Camel
4 3 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (6.67%) POJO
4 3 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (4.44%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.22%) JMS
6 1 (2.22%) RESTful
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Derivative
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) ETRM
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Multithreading
3 16 (35.56%) OO
4 13 (28.89%) OOP
5 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.89%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
8 2 (4.44%) Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) ITSM
8 2 (4.44%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) System Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) C++
2 14 (31.11%) VC++
3 5 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (6.67%) VBA
5 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) MiFID
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Trayport
3 3 (6.67%) Infor
3 3 (6.67%) Misys
3 3 (6.67%) Sun
4 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) ION Trading