The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of QAD 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 QAD over the 3 months to 29 July 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 QAD, Inc.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
QAD
Rank 654 648 631
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing QAD 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.004% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - -
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
24309 25081 24678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.92% 45.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14909 14782 13627
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 814 1091 1074
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

QAD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

QAD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QAD
Daily Rate Trend

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

QAD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

QAD
Hourly Rate Trend

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

QAD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

QAD
Top 5 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QAD 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 QAD.

1 8 (100.00%) OpenEdge
1 8 (100.00%) Progress
1 8 (100.00%) MFGPRO
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science

QAD
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 8 (100.00%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MFGPRO
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) OpenEdge Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (75.00%) Business Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Progress