The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenLink 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 OpenLink over the 3 months to 5 May 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 OpenLink Software, Inc.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenLink
Rank 640 620 592
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -28
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 13 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.036% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% 0.079% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 16
Median daily rate £680 £600 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £514 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £704 £715 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £673 £650
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +3.46%
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
24648 25247 24438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.38% 45.25% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15158 14364 13802
Median daily rate £403 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 1121 1057
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

OpenLink
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OpenLink Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenLink
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenLink Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenLink
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenLink within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

OpenLink Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenLink
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OpenLink Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenLink
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenLink within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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 -30 13 £680 +13.33% 2
London -2 12 £685 +14.16% 2
City of London +35 2 £563 -9.63% 1
South East -14 1 £675 +8.87%
Canary Wharf - 1 £685 -
Berkshire - 1 £675 -
Slough - 1 £675 -

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink.

1 37 (82.22%) Endur
2 28 (62.22%) C#
3 27 (60.00%) ETRM
4 25 (55.56%) .NET
5 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
6 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (40.00%) Front Office
8 17 (37.78%) OO
8 17 (37.78%) Oracle
9 16 (35.56%) Windows
9 16 (35.56%) Multithreading
10 15 (33.33%) Finance
11 14 (31.11%) STL
11 14 (31.11%) MFC
11 14 (31.11%) C++
11 14 (31.11%) VC++
11 14 (31.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 13 (28.89%) Derivative
12 13 (28.89%) ATL
12 13 (28.89%) OOP
13 12 (26.67%) RDBMS
13 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
14 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
14 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
15 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
15 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
15 5 (11.11%) Java
16 4 (8.89%) Banking
16 4 (8.89%) Trayport
17 3 (6.67%) Windows 7

OpenLink
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) Apache
1 3 (6.67%) JBoss
1 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 37 (82.22%) Endur
2 3 (6.67%) Misys Opics
3 1 (2.22%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 18 (40.00%) Front Office
2 15 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) C++ Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) Front Office Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
4 9 (20.00%) OpenLink Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) OpenLink Business Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) C# Developer - Commodities
6 7 (15.56%) Endur Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) Endur Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Business Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Energy Trading Business Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) OpenLink Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) .NET
2 14 (31.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (31.11%) MFC
2 14 (31.11%) STL
3 13 (28.89%) ATL
4 3 (6.67%) Apache Camel
4 3 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (6.67%) POJO
4 3 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (4.44%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (4.44%) WCF
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.22%) JMS
6 1 (2.22%) RESTful
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Derivative
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Linked Data
5 1 (2.22%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.22%) Ontologies
5 1 (2.22%) Semantic Web
5 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) ETRM
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) OO
4 16 (35.56%) Multithreading
5 13 (28.89%) OOP
6 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
8 2 (4.44%) Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) ITSM
8 2 (4.44%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) System Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) Business Process Mapping
9 1 (2.22%) Coaching
9 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) C++
2 14 (31.11%) VC++
3 5 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (6.67%) VBA
5 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) MiFID
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Trayport
3 3 (6.67%) Infor
3 3 (6.67%) Misys
3 3 (6.67%) Sun
4 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) ION Trading