The table below looks at the statistics for ResourceLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 4 September 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 102 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.076% -
As % of the Business Applications category 1.73% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £280 £425
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -34.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
231 103 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.26% 7.87% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 77 51
Average daily rate £413 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £208 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.57 £31.50 £17.93
% change year-on-year
-37.87% +75.65%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

ResourceLink Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ResourceLink Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ResourceLink across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

ResourceLink Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

ResourceLink
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos