The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 4 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Northgate Information Solutions plc.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Northgate
Rank 556 501 501
Rank change year-on-year
-55 0
Contract jobs citing Northgate 25 65 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 21
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£350 £338 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.59 £16.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.55% -40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £16.05 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.92 £16.45 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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
23858 23073 21233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.42% 45.56% 46.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13643 12590 11164
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 968 990 1250
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend

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

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Northgate
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Northgate within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Northgate Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Northgate
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Northgate within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 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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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 -38 25 £350 +4.47% 12
South East -18 8 £350 - 3
London -24 8 £388 +9.15% 1
North West -17 3 £363 +7.40% 1
West Midlands -22 2 £325 +8.33% 3
East Midlands +1 1 - - 1
Bradford - - - -
East of England - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
Sheffield - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Northgate 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 Northgate.

1 24 (46.15%) Migration
2 23 (44.23%) Data Migration
3 19 (36.54%) SQL
4 14 (26.92%) ResourceLink
5 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 11 (21.15%) Orchard
6 11 (21.15%) Civica
6 11 (21.15%) Data Cleansing
7 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.31%) .NET
9 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
9 8 (15.38%) Finance
10 7 (13.46%) CRM
10 7 (13.46%) Data Extraction
10 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
10 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (11.54%) Data Architecture
11 6 (11.54%) HTML
12 5 (9.62%) VBA
12 5 (9.62%) Windows
12 5 (9.62%) Toad
12 5 (9.62%) Capita
12 5 (9.62%) Academy Housing
13 4 (7.69%) arcHouse
13 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
13 4 (7.69%) Project Management
13 4 (7.69%) OOD
13 4 (7.69%) OO

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Northgate 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 Northgate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (26.92%) ResourceLink
2 5 (9.62%) Academy Housing
3 4 (7.69%) arcHouse
3 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.92%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) DNS
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) EDMS
3 2 (3.85%) Ingres
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Toad
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
3 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Analyst
2 15 (28.85%) Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Systems Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Applications Support
5 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Support Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Support Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Trainer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) HTML
3 4 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (3.85%) jQuery
4 2 (3.85%) XHTML
4 2 (3.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Data Extraction
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.92%) Open Source
3 1 (1.92%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
2 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Migration
2 23 (44.23%) Data Migration
3 11 (21.15%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (13.46%) CRM
4 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
5 6 (11.54%) Data Architecture
6 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.69%) Project Management
6 4 (7.69%) OOD
6 4 (7.69%) OO
7 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.77%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Functional Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Document Management
8 2 (3.85%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.85%) Manual Testing
8 2 (3.85%) System Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.62%) VBA
4 4 (7.69%) C
5 2 (3.85%) VB6
5 2 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) COBOL
5 2 (3.85%) VB
5 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Orchard
1 11 (21.15%) Civica
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Capita
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) NorthgateArinso
5 2 (3.85%) Comino
5 2 (3.85%) Anite
5 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.92%) VMware
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