The table below looks at the statistics for Aligne skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aligne over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SunGard Aligne
Rank 600 587 538
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -49
Contract jobs citing Aligne 2 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.030% 0.021%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.044% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 3
Average daily rate
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£488 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £375 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £675 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - £650 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4514 4912 4452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.06% 8.74% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2534 2778 2269
Average daily rate £438 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 74
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.31 £55.00 £77.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%

Aligne
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Aligne within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Aligne Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Aligne
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Aligne within the UK.

Aligne Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Aligne
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aligne within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Aligne Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Aligne
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Aligne within the UK.

Aligne Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Aligne
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Aligne 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 Aligne.

1 6 (75.00%) ETRM
2 4 (50.00%) Front Office
2 4 (50.00%) OpenLink
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (25.00%) ZaiNet
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Endur
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (12.50%) Maximo
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy

Aligne
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Aligne 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 Aligne. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Endur
1 2 (25.00%) ZaiNet
2 1 (12.50%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Front Office
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ETRM
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) OpenLink