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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenLink over the 3 months to 31 July 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 OpenLink Financial, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenLink
Rank 600 591 524
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -67
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 20 20 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.037% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.080% 0.081% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 34
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£600 £650 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £900 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £838 £763
% change year-on-year
-37.31% +9.83%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

OpenLink
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenLink within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenLink within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +1 17 £613 - 3
England -24 17 £613 - 3
Glasgow - 3 £525 -
Scotland - 3 £525 -
City of London -10 2 £669 +11.45% 1

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink.

1 33 (80.49%) Endur
2 18 (43.90%) ETRM
3 16 (39.02%) C#
4 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
4 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (29.27%) .NET
6 9 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (14.63%) Finance
8 6 (14.63%) SQL
9 5 (12.20%) Findur
9 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
10 4 (9.76%) Back Office
10 4 (9.76%) BPR
10 4 (9.76%) Business Process Mapping
11 3 (7.32%) SDLC
11 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
11 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.32%) Banking
11 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (4.88%) Cash Management
12 2 (4.88%) Derivative
12 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
12 2 (4.88%) Degree
12 2 (4.88%) Logistics
12 2 (4.88%) QA
12 2 (4.88%) Migration
12 2 (4.88%) C

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 33 (80.49%) Endur
2 5 (12.20%) Findur
3 1 (2.44%) Aligne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Back Office
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
2 15 (36.59%) Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Business Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (9.76%) Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) C# Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) ETRM
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) BPR
5 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
5 4 (9.76%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (7.32%) SDLC
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Logistics
7 2 (4.88%) Cash Management
7 2 (4.88%) BDD
7 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.44%) TDD
8 1 (2.44%) Scrum
8 1 (2.44%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.44%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) C#
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ISEB
1 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) EMIR
2 1 (2.44%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.44%) Calypso
1 1 (2.44%) SunGard
1 1 (2.44%) Brady
1 1 (2.44%) Trayport
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