The table below looks at the statistics for IntelliMatch skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IntelliMatch over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard IntelliMatch Operational Control
Rank 598 562 581
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +19
Contract jobs citing IntelliMatch 14 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.28% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Average daily rate
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£313 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -
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
5062 4674 5408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.10% 8.87% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2465 2663
Average daily rate £450 £434 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £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%

IntelliMatch
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IntelliMatch Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IntelliMatch
Daily Rate Trend

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

IntelliMatch Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IntelliMatch
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IntelliMatch within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

IntelliMatch Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IntelliMatch
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IntelliMatch Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IntelliMatch
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IntelliMatch within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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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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 -14 14 £313 -37.50% 1
London +12 13 £250 -47.36% 1
City of London +21 4 £600 +26.31%

IntelliMatch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IntelliMatch 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 IntelliMatch.

1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
2 8 (30.77%) Investment Banking
3 7 (26.92%) Informatica
3 7 (26.92%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 7 (26.92%) XML
3 7 (26.92%) Derivative
4 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (23.08%) SunGard
4 6 (23.08%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) VBA
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) ETL
6 4 (15.38%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) Perl
6 4 (15.38%) MS Office
6 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
6 4 (15.38%) UNIX
6 4 (15.38%) QA
6 4 (15.38%) Data Mapping
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (11.54%) MS Project
7 3 (11.54%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.54%) Python

IntelliMatch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IntelliMatch 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 IntelliMatch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
1 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.54%) MS Project
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 8 (30.77%) Banking
1 8 (30.77%) Investment Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) QA Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) IntelliMatch Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Python Developer
4 3 (11.54%) QA Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IntelliMatch Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IntelliMatch Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) Java EE
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) JSP
4 1 (3.85%) Struts
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Derivative
2 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (19.23%) ETL
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 4 (15.38%) Data Mapping
4 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
4 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) VBA
5 4 (15.38%) Perl
6 3 (11.54%) Python
6 3 (11.54%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Informatica
2 6 (23.08%) SunGard
3 3 (11.54%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Sybase