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 23 February 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 Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Orchard
UK
Rank 588 620 590
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -30
Contract jobs citing Orchard 7 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.015% 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.036% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £328 £331 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
20233 22493 23972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.59% 43.22% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12546 13464 13798
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 759 835 981
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Orchard within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Orchard Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 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 23 February 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 +37 7 £328 +19.09% 1
London +14 5 £325 -16.12%
City of London - 3 £325 -
North West +27 1 £330 +20.00%
South East +21 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 £330 -
Merseyside - 1 £330 -

Orchard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 15 (65.22%) Orchard Housing
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Northgate
4 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (17.39%) Civica
5 3 (13.04%) Aareon
5 3 (13.04%) OPENHousing
5 3 (13.04%) Northgate Housing
5 3 (13.04%) Capita
5 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) Academy Housing
6 2 (8.70%) SLA
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow Development
6 2 (8.70%) Castleton
6 2 (8.70%) Kypera Housing
6 2 (8.70%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (8.70%) Aareon QL
6 2 (8.70%) Facilities Management
6 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (8.70%) Servitor
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.35%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (4.35%) Data Migration

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:

Business Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (13.04%) Northgate Housing
2 3 (13.04%) OPENHousing
3 2 (8.70%) Aareon QL
3 2 (8.70%) Academy Housing
3 2 (8.70%) Kypera Housing
3 2 (8.70%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (8.70%) Servitor
4 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.35%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Applications Support
4 5 (21.74%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Objects Reports Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Excel Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
7 1 (4.35%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Workflow
2 2 (8.70%) CRM
2 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (8.70%) Facilities Management
2 2 (8.70%) Validation
2 2 (8.70%) Workflow Development
3 1 (4.35%) Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Northgate
2 4 (17.39%) Civica
3 3 (13.04%) Aareon
3 3 (13.04%) Capita
4 2 (8.70%) Castleton
5 1 (4.35%) Anite
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft