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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenLink
Rank 573 578 500
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -78
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 21 22 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.040% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.083% 0.088% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £405 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £740 £703
UK excluding London average daily rate £673 £650 £775
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -16.12%
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
25269 25137 22645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.52% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14362 14090 11990
Average daily rate £400 £392 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1091 1071 1207
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 6 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 24 April 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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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 0 19 £594 +13.09% 6
London +4 17 £588 +11.90% 6
City of London +17 4 £623 +13.18%
South East - 1 £620 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £620 -
Kent - 1 £620 -

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (78.72%) Endur
2 15 (31.91%) C#
3 14 (29.79%) .NET
4 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) ETRM
5 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
5 10 (21.28%) Finance
6 9 (19.15%) Back Office
7 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Oracle
8 6 (12.77%) SQL
9 5 (10.64%) TIBCO
9 5 (10.64%) Front Office
10 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) Banking
10 4 (8.51%) Logistics
10 4 (8.51%) Aligne
10 4 (8.51%) Java
10 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
11 3 (6.38%) Findur
11 3 (6.38%) C
11 3 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (4.26%) Analytics
12 2 (4.26%) Low Latency
12 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (4.26%) OpenLink RightAngle
12 2 (4.26%) Release Management
12 2 (4.26%) Derivative
12 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (78.72%) Endur
2 4 (8.51%) Aligne
3 3 (6.38%) Findur
4 2 (4.26%) OpenLink RightAngle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Back Office
3 5 (10.64%) Front Office
4 4 (8.51%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 20 (42.55%) Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (8.51%) Programmer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.26%) C# Programmer
6 2 (4.26%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Lead Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.26%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.13%) WinForms
3 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.26%) Derivative
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (23.40%) ETRM
2 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
3 4 (8.51%) Logistics
3 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.26%) Analytics
5 2 (4.26%) Low Latency
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.26%) Release Management
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL
6 1 (2.13%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) C#
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) C
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) EMIR
1 1 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.26%) Murex
3 2 (4.26%) Calypso
4 1 (2.13%) Trayport
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