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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SunGard IntelliMatch Operational Control
Rank 548 536 525
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing IntelliMatch 35 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.035% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.76% 0.39% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 10
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£513 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £478 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £375
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
4581 4405 3972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.98% 9.15% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 2273 1903
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +6.47%

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 30 January 2015.

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 2 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 30 January 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 0 35 £513 -4.65% 3
London +12 31 £525 -2.32% 3

IntelliMatch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 24 (36.92%) Finance
2 21 (32.31%) Java
3 19 (29.23%) Banking
4 18 (27.69%) SQL
4 18 (27.69%) SunGard
5 17 (26.15%) C#
5 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
6 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (18.46%) TDD
7 12 (18.46%) Multithreading
7 12 (18.46%) C++
7 12 (18.46%) OO
7 12 (18.46%) Python
8 11 (16.92%) Investment Banking
9 10 (15.38%) Business Objects
10 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
10 9 (13.85%) ETL
10 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.85%) Informatica
10 9 (13.85%) Derivative
11 8 (12.31%) Perl
11 8 (12.31%) Sybase
12 7 (10.77%) Windows
12 7 (10.77%) Project Management
13 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (7.69%) ACCA
14 5 (7.69%) CIMA
14 5 (7.69%) Financial Institution

IntelliMatch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (1.54%) JBoss
1 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 2 (3.08%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.54%) HFM
2 1 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.54%) Algo Collateral
2 1 (1.54%) Rolfe and Nolan
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) NAS
1 2 (3.08%) SSL
1 2 (3.08%) LAN
1 2 (3.08%) WAN
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.08%) DNS
1 2 (3.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.54%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) TestDirector
General
1 24 (36.92%) Finance
2 19 (29.23%) Banking
3 11 (16.92%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.08%) Front Office
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) Developer
2 24 (36.92%) Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Python Developer
4 10 (15.38%) IntelliMatch Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Business Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
7 6 (9.23%) Business Developer
7 6 (9.23%) IntelliMatch Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Change Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Test Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Technical Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Business Objects Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Change Analyst
11 2 (3.08%) Development Analyst
11 2 (3.08%) Financial Analyst
11 2 (3.08%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) .NET
1 4 (6.15%) HTML
1 4 (6.15%) XML
2 3 (4.62%) HTML5
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) JSP
3 1 (1.54%) Struts
3 1 (1.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Derivative
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Equities
3 3 (4.62%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) UNIX
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) TDD
2 12 (18.46%) Multithreading
2 12 (18.46%) OO
3 9 (13.85%) ETL
4 7 (10.77%) Project Management
5 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.62%) Change Management
8 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.08%) Business Transformation
9 2 (3.08%) High Availability
9 2 (3.08%) Test Management
9 2 (3.08%) Wealth Management
9 2 (3.08%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.54%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) Java
2 18 (27.69%) SQL
3 17 (26.15%) C#
4 12 (18.46%) C++
4 12 (18.46%) Python
5 8 (12.31%) Perl
6 5 (7.69%) VBA
7 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) ACCA
1 5 (7.69%) CIMA
2 2 (3.08%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.08%) Samba
1 2 (3.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) SunGard
2 10 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.85%) Informatica
4 8 (12.31%) Sybase
5 5 (7.69%) SAP
6 3 (4.62%) Murex
7 2 (3.08%) Fiserv
7 2 (3.08%) VMware
7 2 (3.08%) Epicor
8 1 (1.54%) Calypso
8 1 (1.54%) SmartStream
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle
8 1 (1.54%) IBM
8 1 (1.54%) Sun
8 1 (1.54%) Cognos
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