The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard Aligne
Rank 570 534 566
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +32
Contract jobs citing Aligne 17 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.021% 0.036%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.35% 0.23% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 8
Average daily rate £425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £334 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4825 4317 5606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 9.05% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2739 2206 2779
Average daily rate £425 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 78
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £63.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

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 18 April 2014.

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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aligne within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -20 13 £413 +17.85%
England -84 13 £413 +17.85%
East of England - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -

Aligne
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 27 (79.41%) Finance
2 22 (64.71%) Endur
2 22 (64.71%) ETRM
3 18 (52.94%) ZaiNet
4 16 (47.06%) SunGard
5 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2
6 11 (32.35%) ITIL
6 11 (32.35%) SQL
6 11 (32.35%) Project Management
7 10 (29.41%) PRINCE
7 10 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (29.41%) Oracle
7 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (29.41%) Supplier Management
7 10 (29.41%) Waterfall
8 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
8 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (26.47%) ActionScript 2.0
8 9 (26.47%) Business Continuity
8 9 (26.47%) C#
8 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
8 9 (26.47%) VB
8 9 (26.47%) ActionScript
8 9 (26.47%) .NET
8 9 (26.47%) XML
8 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
8 9 (26.47%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (26.47%) FTP
8 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (26.47%) OpenLink

Aligne
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (26.47%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) MTS
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Endur
2 18 (52.94%) ZaiNet
3 6 (17.65%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 6 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (79.41%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) German Language
3 3 (8.82%) Italian Language
4 2 (5.88%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Front Office
5 1 (2.94%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Project Manager
3 9 (26.47%) Business Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Support Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Change Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Business Change Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
1 9 (26.47%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) ETRM
2 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 11 (32.35%) ITIL
3 11 (32.35%) Project Management
4 10 (29.41%) PRINCE
4 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (29.41%) Supplier Management
4 10 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 9 (26.47%) Business Continuity
6 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
7 6 (17.65%) ERP
8 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.88%) Change Control
9 2 (5.88%) Release Management
9 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Migration
10 1 (2.94%) Change Management
10 1 (2.94%) Logistics
10 1 (2.94%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) ActionScript 2.0
2 9 (26.47%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
2 9 (26.47%) VB
2 9 (26.47%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) EMIR
2 6 (17.65%) MiFID
3 1 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) SunGard
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle
3 9 (26.47%) OpenLink
4 7 (20.59%) Triple Point
5 6 (17.65%) Brady
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.65%) Murex
5 6 (17.65%) SAP