The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenLink
Rank 392 378 351
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 14 43 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.39% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 45
Average daily rate
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£613 £650 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £700 £758
UK excluding London average daily rate £838 £763 £575
% change year-on-year
+9.83% +32.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10595 11141 11859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.07% 45.91% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6683 7086 7130
Average daily rate £422 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 288 342
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £48.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
OpenLink
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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
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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 +3 3 £600 -5.88% 1
OpenLink
England

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 26 (74.29%) Endur
2 13 (37.14%) ETRM
3 11 (31.43%) Finance
4 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 9 (25.71%) Back Office
6 8 (22.86%) C#
7 7 (20.00%) Java
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) Front Office
8 6 (17.14%) Banking
8 6 (17.14%) .NET
8 6 (17.14%) Aligne
9 5 (14.29%) EMIR
9 5 (14.29%) Murex
10 4 (11.43%) ERP
10 4 (11.43%) SAP
10 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
10 4 (11.43%) ZaiNet
10 4 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (8.57%) Logistics
11 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
11 3 (8.57%) Brady
11 3 (8.57%) MiFID
11 3 (8.57%) Triple Point
11 3 (8.57%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 3 (8.57%) XML
11 3 (8.57%) SunGard
11 3 (8.57%) FpML

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (5.71%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 26 (74.29%) Endur
2 6 (17.14%) Aligne
3 4 (11.43%) ZaiNet
3 4 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (8.57%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 2 (5.71%) Findur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Back Office
3 7 (20.00%) Front Office
4 6 (17.14%) Banking
5 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) XML
2 3 (8.57%) FpML
3 2 (5.71%) XSLT
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (5.71%) Derivative
1 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.86%) Swaptions
2 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ETRM
2 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (11.43%) ERP
4 3 (8.57%) Logistics
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) OOP
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Management
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) Use Case
6 1 (2.86%) Release Management
6 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.86%) Cash Management
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) C++
3 1 (2.86%) VB
3 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) EMIR
2 3 (8.57%) MiFID
3 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Murex
2 4 (11.43%) SAP
3 3 (8.57%) Brady
3 3 (8.57%) Triple Point
3 3 (8.57%) SunGard
4 2 (5.71%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.86%) Trayport
5 1 (2.86%) Microgen
5 1 (2.86%) Sybase
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) SmartStream