The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microgen products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microgen over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Microgen plc.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microgen
Rank 632 661 632
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -29
Contract jobs citing Microgen 13 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% 0.004% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £600 £900 £569
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +58.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £588
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24316 25821 25563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.01% 44.06% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14840 15245 14252
Median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1106 1092
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.52 £18.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Microgen
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Microgen as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microgen Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microgen
Daily Rate Trend

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

Microgen Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Microgen
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microgen within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 13 £600 -33.33%
London -9 13 £600 -33.33%
City of London - 6 £600 -

Microgen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microgen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Microgen.

1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 15 (65.22%) Oracle
3 12 (52.17%) Unix
4 11 (47.83%) Banking
4 11 (47.83%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (26.09%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (21.74%) Derivative
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
8 4 (17.39%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
9 2 (8.70%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.70%) System Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
9 2 (8.70%) Fund Accounting
9 2 (8.70%) Solvency II
9 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
9 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
9 2 (8.70%) Migration
9 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
9 2 (8.70%) Control-M
9 2 (8.70%) Murex
9 2 (8.70%) BMC
10 1 (4.35%) FpML

Microgen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Consultant
4 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL Developer
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Financials Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (13.04%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (13.04%) Unix Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Business Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) FpML
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (21.74%) Derivative
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (26.09%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (8.70%) Fund Accounting
3 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.70%) System Testing
3 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
3 4 (17.39%) ANSI SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) BMC
2 2 (8.70%) Murex