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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenLink
Rank 389 385 347
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -38
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 14 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.29% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 23
Average daily rate
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£600 £525 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £450 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £926 £850
UK excluding London average daily rate £725 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+48.71% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10136 10906 9687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 45.83% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 7164 6077
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 234 301
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +2 4 £388 -24.39% 4
Mayfair - - - -
OpenLink
England

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (82.05%) Endur
2 15 (38.46%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) Risk Management
3 11 (28.21%) ETRM
4 10 (25.64%) Back Office
5 9 (23.08%) Banking
5 9 (23.08%) C#
5 9 (23.08%) Java
5 9 (23.08%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 9 (23.08%) Aligne
6 8 (20.51%) Triple Point
6 8 (20.51%) .NET
7 7 (17.95%) SQL
7 7 (17.95%) SAP
7 7 (17.95%) ERP
7 7 (17.95%) Murex
7 7 (17.95%) Brady
7 7 (17.95%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (17.95%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (17.95%) ZaiNet
7 7 (17.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (17.95%) MiFID
7 7 (17.95%) EMIR
8 6 (15.38%) Front Office
8 6 (15.38%) Migration
9 5 (12.82%) Derivative
9 5 (12.82%) TIBCO
9 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
10 4 (10.26%) TIBCO EMS

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (10.26%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 32 (82.05%) Endur
2 9 (23.08%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 9 (23.08%) Aligne
3 7 (17.95%) ZaiNet
3 7 (17.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (17.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (17.95%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (5.13%) Findur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
1 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Back Office
3 9 (23.08%) Banking
4 6 (15.38%) Front Office
5 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Middle Office Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) XML
2 3 (7.69%) FpML
2 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.13%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) XSLT
3 2 (5.13%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Derivative
2 3 (7.69%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Risk Management
1 11 (28.21%) ETRM
2 7 (17.95%) ERP
3 6 (15.38%) Migration
4 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Logistics
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) OOP
7 2 (5.13%) OO
7 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Line Management
8 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C#
1 9 (23.08%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBA
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) MiFID
1 7 (17.95%) EMIR
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Triple Point
2 7 (17.95%) SAP
2 7 (17.95%) Murex
2 7 (17.95%) Brady
3 5 (12.82%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.13%) Trayport
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Microgen
5 1 (2.56%) SmartStream
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft