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 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenLink
Rank 601 533 519
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -14
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 15 52 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.059% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 37 35
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£488 £500 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate - £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
25444 24019 24999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 46.23% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 13651 12918
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1249 1189 1370
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 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

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 November 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 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 24 November 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
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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 -13 14 £488 -2.50% 9
England -56 14 £488 -2.50% 9
City of London +11 2 £450 -12.19% 5

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 29 (78.38%) Endur
2 14 (37.84%) Finance
3 12 (32.43%) Java
4 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
5 9 (24.32%) ETRM
5 9 (24.32%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 8 (21.62%) Triple Point
6 8 (21.62%) Aligne
7 7 (18.92%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (18.92%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (18.92%) ZaiNet
7 7 (18.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (18.92%) MiFID
7 7 (18.92%) EMIR
7 7 (18.92%) Back Office
7 7 (18.92%) Banking
7 7 (18.92%) Brady
7 7 (18.92%) C#
7 7 (18.92%) SQL
7 7 (18.92%) SAP
7 7 (18.92%) ERP
7 7 (18.92%) Murex
8 6 (16.22%) TIBCO
8 6 (16.22%) Migration
9 5 (13.51%) .NET
9 5 (13.51%) Derivative
9 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
10 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (10.81%) SQL Server

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (10.81%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 29 (78.38%) Endur
2 9 (24.32%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 8 (21.62%) Aligne
4 7 (18.92%) ZaiNet
4 7 (18.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (18.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (18.92%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (8.11%) Findur
6 2 (5.41%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
1 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Back Office
3 4 (10.81%) Front Office
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Business Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Developer
3 2 (5.41%) Middle Office Analyst
3 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
3 2 (5.41%) Architect
3 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
3 2 (5.41%) Consultant
3 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
4 1 (2.70%) C++ Developer
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
4 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (2.70%) Support Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) XML
2 3 (8.11%) FpML
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (5.41%) XSLT
3 2 (5.41%) FIXML
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Derivative
2 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
2 9 (24.32%) ETRM
3 7 (18.92%) ERP
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
5 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Logistics
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) OO
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) OOP
8 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Low Latency
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) Line Management
9 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.70%) Analytics
9 1 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) C#
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) MiFID
1 7 (18.92%) EMIR
2 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Triple Point
2 7 (18.92%) SAP
2 7 (18.92%) Murex
2 7 (18.92%) Brady
3 6 (16.22%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Trayport
5 1 (2.70%) Microgen
5 1 (2.70%) SmartStream
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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