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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenLink
Rank 570 538 518
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -20
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 16 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.074% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.065% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 24
Average daily rate
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£600 £500 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £890 £830
UK excluding London average daily rate £725 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+48.71% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £49.00
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
24741 23798 23532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.38% 46.19% 47.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14780 13501 12196
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1382
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 £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.07 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 2014.

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 4 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 22 December 2014. 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
England -50 16 £600 +14.28% 13
London -3 13 £600 +14.28% 13
City of London -4 4 £388 -24.39% 8
Mayfair - - - -

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 38 (84.44%) Endur
2 16 (35.56%) Finance
3 13 (28.89%) Java
4 11 (24.44%) Back Office
4 11 (24.44%) Risk Management
5 10 (22.22%) .NET
5 10 (22.22%) ETRM
6 9 (20.00%) C#
6 9 (20.00%) SQL
6 9 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 9 (20.00%) Banking
6 9 (20.00%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 8 (17.78%) Triple Point
7 8 (17.78%) Aligne
8 7 (15.56%) SAP
8 7 (15.56%) ERP
8 7 (15.56%) Murex
8 7 (15.56%) Brady
8 7 (15.56%) ZaiNet
8 7 (15.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (15.56%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (15.56%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (15.56%) MiFID
8 7 (15.56%) EMIR
9 6 (13.33%) Migration
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle
10 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.11%) Front Office
10 5 (11.11%) Derivative
10 5 (11.11%) Data Migration

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 38 (84.44%) Endur
2 9 (20.00%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 8 (17.78%) Aligne
4 7 (15.56%) ZaiNet
4 7 (15.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (15.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (15.56%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (8.89%) Findur
6 2 (4.44%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Back Office
3 9 (20.00%) Banking
4 5 (11.11%) Front Office
5 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 16 (35.56%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Middle Office Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.22%) Programmer
6 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Tester
6 1 (2.22%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) FpML
2 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (4.44%) XSLT
3 2 (4.44%) FIXML
4 1 (2.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Derivative
2 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Risk Management
2 10 (22.22%) ETRM
3 7 (15.56%) ERP
4 6 (13.33%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.89%) Logistics
6 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.67%) OO
8 2 (4.44%) OOP
8 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) Line Management
9 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.22%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) C#
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VBA
3 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) MiFID
1 7 (15.56%) EMIR
2 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 8 (17.78%) Triple Point
3 7 (15.56%) Brady
3 7 (15.56%) SAP
3 7 (15.56%) Murex
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (4.44%) Trayport
6 1 (2.22%) Microgen
6 1 (2.22%) SmartStream
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago