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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenLink
Rank 552 525 508
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -17
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 26 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.066% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 16
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£625 £613 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £932 £850
UK excluding London average daily rate £750 £488 £775
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £49.00
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
23240 22263 21210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.82% 45.71% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 12427 11082
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1018 989 1316
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 4 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 23 January 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 -28 26 £625 - 8
London -6 21 £600 -5.88% 6
City of London +11 5 £481 -6.09% 2
Mayfair - - - -

OpenLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 39 (82.98%) Endur
2 14 (29.79%) Finance
3 10 (21.28%) .NET
3 10 (21.28%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) ETRM
4 9 (19.15%) Aligne
5 8 (17.02%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 8 (17.02%) C#
5 8 (17.02%) TIBCO
5 8 (17.02%) Murex
5 8 (17.02%) Back Office
5 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
6 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) Banking
6 7 (14.89%) Oracle
6 7 (14.89%) Triple Point
7 6 (12.77%) MiFID
7 6 (12.77%) EMIR
7 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
7 6 (12.77%) SAP
7 6 (12.77%) SQL
7 6 (12.77%) ERP
7 6 (12.77%) Brady
7 6 (12.77%) ZaiNet
7 6 (12.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (12.77%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (12.77%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (12.77%) Front Office
8 5 (10.64%) Migration
8 5 (10.64%) Data Migration

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.38%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 39 (82.98%) Endur
2 9 (19.15%) Aligne
3 8 (17.02%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 6 (12.77%) ZaiNet
4 6 (12.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (12.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (12.77%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (6.38%) Findur
6 2 (4.26%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Back Office
3 7 (14.89%) Banking
4 6 (12.77%) Front Office
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Middle Office Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Tester
7 1 (2.13%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) Support Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Applications Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.26%) FIXML
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) WinForms
3 1 (2.13%) Java EE
3 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (6.38%) Derivative
2 2 (4.26%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ETRM
2 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) ERP
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Logistics
6 3 (6.38%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.26%) Analytics
7 2 (4.26%) Release Management
7 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) VBA
4 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) MiFID
1 6 (12.77%) EMIR
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) TIBCO
1 8 (17.02%) Murex
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Triple Point
3 6 (12.77%) SAP
3 6 (12.77%) Brady
4 2 (4.26%) Calypso
5 1 (2.13%) Trayport
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