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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenLink
Rank 604 591 542
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -49
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 21 25 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.044% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.097% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 33
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£673 £650 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £838
% change year-on-year
- -46.26%
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
26014 25842 24426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.82% 45.68% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15396 14442 13501
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1121 1109 1103
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.60 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 3 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 1 September 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
London -2 21 £673 +3.46% 3
England -14 21 £673 +3.46% 3
City of London +3 2 £669 +11.45% 1

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (72.97%) Endur
2 14 (37.84%) ETRM
3 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (29.73%) C#
4 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.03%) .NET
6 9 (24.32%) Findur
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
8 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (18.92%) Back Office
9 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (10.81%) BPR
10 4 (10.81%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (10.81%) Finance
11 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
11 3 (8.11%) SDLC
12 2 (5.41%) SQL
12 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
12 2 (5.41%) ISEB
12 2 (5.41%) Windows
12 2 (5.41%) Cash Management
12 2 (5.41%) QA
12 2 (5.41%) BDD
12 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
12 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
12 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
12 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (72.97%) Endur
2 9 (24.32%) Findur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (18.92%) Back Office
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Business Analyst
3 12 (32.43%) Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) C# Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ETRM
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
4 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.81%) BPR
6 4 (10.81%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (8.11%) SDLC
8 2 (5.41%) Cash Management
8 2 (5.41%) BDD
8 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.41%) Workflow
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
9 1 (2.70%) OOD
9 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) MVC
9 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) ISEB
1 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.70%) Calypso
1 1 (2.70%) SunGard
1 1 (2.70%) Brady
1 1 (2.70%) Trayport
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