The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VocaLink products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 28 June 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 VocaLink Limited.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VocaLink
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VocaLink 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £390
% change year-on-year
- +28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VocaLink
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4367 4407 4234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.65% 47.44% 47.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2557 2417 2096
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 228 232
Median hourly rate £19.61 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.56% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.17 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

VocaLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VocaLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VocaLink Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VocaLink
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VocaLink also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VocaLink.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WorldPay

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) WorldPay