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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenLink
UK
Rank 556 592 567
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -25
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 35 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.051% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 20
Median daily rate £575 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £455 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £775 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - £725
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
20285 21980 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 43.21% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12459 12911 13605
Median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 875 1024
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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
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 19 January 2017.

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 7 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +50 35 £575 -8.00% 1
London +21 30 £575 -8.00% 1
City of London -9 6 £563 -6.25% 1
East of England - 5 £550 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £550 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £525 -
Cambridge - 2 £525 -

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 30 (73.17%) Endur
2 13 (31.71%) Java
3 11 (26.83%) Back Office
4 10 (24.39%) .NET
5 9 (21.95%) Finance
6 7 (17.07%) ETRM
6 7 (17.07%) Front Office
6 7 (17.07%) Banking
7 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
8 5 (12.20%) Workflow
8 5 (12.20%) Migration
9 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
9 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.76%) OO
9 4 (9.76%) CRM
10 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.32%) Network Security
10 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (7.32%) DevOps
10 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (4.88%) Project Management
11 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
11 2 (4.88%) Marketing
11 2 (4.88%) C#
11 2 (4.88%) SAP
11 2 (4.88%) SQL
11 2 (4.88%) OOD

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (73.17%) Endur
2 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.44%) Findur
3 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
General
1 11 (26.83%) Back Office
2 9 (21.95%) Finance
3 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 7 (17.07%) Front Office
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
1 18 (43.90%) OpenLink Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Endur Developer
3 12 (29.27%) Analyst
3 12 (29.27%) OpenLink Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Endur Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Business Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Endur Business Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) OpenLink Business Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Energy Trading Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Integration Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Network Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) PMI
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ETRM
2 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
3 5 (12.20%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Workflow
4 4 (9.76%) CRM
4 4 (9.76%) OO
4 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.88%) OOD
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) ERP
7 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.44%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.44%) Service Management
7 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) C#
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) SAP