The table below looks at the statistics for TopLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TopLink over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle TopLink
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TopLink 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £395 -
% change year-on-year
-44.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.89 £38.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-18.72% +6.14%
TopLink
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
682 774 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.44% 25.34% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 491 527
Median daily rate £350 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 15
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.17 £32.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing TopLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

TopLink Jobs Demand Trend in the South West