The table below looks at the statistics for Cordys skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cordys over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenText Cordys
Rank 596 558 572
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +14
Contract jobs citing Cordys 10 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.040% 0.033%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.45% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 13
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£445 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.87% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £455 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+50.76% -
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
5125 4678 5407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.06% 8.88% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2467 2662
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 85 66
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £11.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

Cordys
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cordys Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cordys
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cordys Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cordys
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cordys within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Cordys Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cordys
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cordys within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
England -29 10 £445 +9.87%
Berkshire +2 2 £490 +50.76%
South East -23 2 £490 +50.76%
Bracknell - - - -

Cordys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cordys 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 Cordys.

1 7 (63.64%) Open Text
2 6 (54.55%) Content Management
2 6 (54.55%) Content Management Server
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) JBoss
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Metastorm
4 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) WebLOAD
5 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Drools
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) JRules
5 1 (9.09%) jBPM
5 1 (9.09%) Intranet
5 1 (9.09%) Extranet
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy

Cordys
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cordys 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 Cordys. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) Content Management Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
1 1 (9.09%) Introscope
1 1 (9.09%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) JRules
3 1 (9.09%) jBPM
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Content Management
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) Process Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Open Text
2 2 (18.18%) Metastorm
2 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Compuware
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy