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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenLink
Rank 634 627 617
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 4 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.029% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.017% 0.064% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 15
Median daily rate £575 £600 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 £838
% change year-on-year
- -37.31%
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
23987 24983 24134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.86% 44.50% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14700 14631 13551
Median daily rate £400 £388 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 1109 1020
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.15 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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
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 3 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 1 July 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 -5 4 £575 -4.16% 3
London -16 4 £575 -4.16% 3
City of London +31 1 £575 -11.53%

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 22 (73.33%) Endur
2 20 (66.67%) .NET
3 18 (60.00%) C#
3 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
5 16 (53.33%) ETRM
6 11 (36.67%) Windows
6 11 (36.67%) Front Office
7 10 (33.33%) OO
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle
8 9 (30.00%) MFC
8 9 (30.00%) C++
8 9 (30.00%) VC++
8 9 (30.00%) STL
8 9 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
9 8 (26.67%) Multithreading
9 8 (26.67%) Derivative
9 8 (26.67%) OOP
9 8 (26.67%) RDBMS
9 8 (26.67%) ATL
10 7 (23.33%) Finance
11 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
12 4 (13.33%) Banking
12 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
12 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
13 3 (10.00%) Workflow
13 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
14 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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:

Business Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Endur
2 2 (6.67%) Misys Opics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (36.67%) Front Office
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) C++ Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Front Office Developer
4 6 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (20.00%) C# Developer - Commodities
4 6 (20.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 5 (16.67%) OpenLink Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) OpenLink Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Endur Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) OpenLink Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) OpenLink Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (30.00%) MFC
2 9 (30.00%) STL
3 8 (26.67%) ATL
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Derivative
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Linked Data
3 1 (3.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.33%) Ontologies
3 1 (3.33%) Semantic Web
3 1 (3.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) ETRM
3 10 (33.33%) OO
4 8 (26.67%) Multithreading
4 8 (26.67%) OOP
5 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.00%) Workflow
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL
8 2 (6.67%) OOD
8 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Data Management
9 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.33%) ITSM
9 1 (3.33%) RDF
9 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) C++
2 9 (30.00%) VC++
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Infor
2 2 (6.67%) Misys
2 2 (6.67%) Sun
2 2 (6.67%) Trayport