The table below looks at the statistics for Endur skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Endur over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenLink Endur
Rank 596 573 500
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -73
Contract jobs citing Endur 17 23 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.043% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.39% 0.48% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 35
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£588 £663 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.32% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £458 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £900 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £838 £700
% change year-on-year
-46.26% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.58
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
4362 4824 4616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.95% 9.12% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2456 2516 2331
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -27.77%

Endur
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Endur Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Endur
Daily Rate Trend

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

Endur Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Endur
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Endur within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Endur Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Endur
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Endur Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Endur
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Endur within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -26 14 £588 -9.61% 2
London -10 13 £600 -7.69% 2
City of London -5 3 £425 -26.08%
Scotland - 3 £525 -
Glasgow - 3 £525 -
South East - 1 £305 -
Windsor - 1 £305 -
Berkshire - 1 £305 -

Endur
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Endur 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 Endur.

1 35 (83.33%) OpenLink
2 22 (52.38%) C#
3 18 (42.86%) .NET
3 18 (42.86%) ETRM
4 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
4 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.43%) SQL
6 8 (19.05%) Finance
7 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (9.52%) Oracle
9 4 (9.52%) Front Office
9 4 (9.52%) TDD
9 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.52%) BDD
10 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.14%) SDLC
10 3 (7.14%) Banking
10 3 (7.14%) QA
10 3 (7.14%) Scrum
10 3 (7.14%) Java
10 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
11 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
11 2 (4.76%) C
11 2 (4.76%) VBA
11 2 (4.76%) Back Office
11 2 (4.76%) MVC
11 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Migration
11 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis

Endur
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Endur 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 Endur. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) ZaiNet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.38%) MSTest
3 1 (2.38%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Front Office
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (9.52%) Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) C# Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Technical Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Tester
7 1 (2.38%) DBA
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.38%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.38%) WCF
3 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Derivative
2 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) UNIX
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) ETRM
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.52%) TDD
4 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.52%) BDD
5 3 (7.14%) Scrum
5 3 (7.14%) SDLC
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.76%) MVC
6 2 (4.76%) Logistics
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.38%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) C#
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) VBA
4 2 (4.76%) C
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ISEB
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) EMIR
2 1 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) OpenLink
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Trayport
4 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) TIBCO