The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Orchard 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 Orchard over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 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 Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Orchard
Rank 636 625 598
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -27
Contract jobs citing Orchard 6 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.014% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% 0.032% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
Median daily rate £325 £313 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £369 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 £265
% change year-on-year
- +17.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £42.33 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00

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
23809 24915 24208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 44.47% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14671 14618 13667
Median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 812 1122 1033
Median hourly rate £20.32 £18.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% +7.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

Orchard
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Orchard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Orchard Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Orchard
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Orchard within the UK.

Orchard Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Orchard
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Orchard within the UK.

Orchard Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Orchard
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Orchard within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 6 £325 +4.00% 2
London - 5 £325 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £325 -
North West -12 1 - -

Orchard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Orchard 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 Orchard.

1 6 (50.00%) Northgate
1 6 (50.00%) Civica
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Capita
3 4 (33.33%) Academy Housing
3 4 (33.33%) Orchard Housing
3 4 (33.33%) OPENHousing
4 3 (25.00%) arcHouse
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) Aareon
5 2 (16.67%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (8.33%) Kypera
6 1 (8.33%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Aareon QL
6 1 (8.33%) MCTS
6 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Hummingbird
6 1 (8.33%) MCSA

Orchard
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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Academy Housing
1 4 (33.33%) OPENHousing
1 4 (33.33%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (25.00%) arcHouse
3 2 (16.67%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (8.33%) Aareon QL
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (8.33%) MIS ActiveH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Data Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Business Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCAD
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Civica
1 6 (50.00%) Northgate
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Capita
4 2 (16.67%) Aareon
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos
5 1 (8.33%) Hummingbird
5 1 (8.33%) Kypera
5 1 (8.33%) Sun