The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenText products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenText over the 3 months to 10 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Open Text Corporation.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenText
Rank 74 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing OpenText 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.33% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.63% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £305 £410
% change year-on-year
+37.70% -25.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.04 -
OpenText
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
367 316 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.80% 50.80% 58.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 198 147
Average daily rate £400 £365 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £257 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 32
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.80 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £33.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

OpenText
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

OpenText Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

OpenText
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

OpenText Daily Rate Trend in the North East

OpenText
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenText within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
Tyne and Wear -25 3 £400 - 1
OpenText
England

OpenText
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing OpenText 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 OpenText.

1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Vignette
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) EDRMS
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Yammer
2 2 (40.00%) Records Management
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (20.00%) CMS

OpenText
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing OpenText 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 OpenText. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Portal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Records Management
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Vignette