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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank - - 80
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.083%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.83 -
ResourceLink
North West

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
199 157 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.96% 11.07% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 94 84
Average daily rate £400 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle