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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QAD over the 3 months to 31 July 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 QAD, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QAD
Rank 619 609 576
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -33
Contract jobs citing QAD 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.008% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

QAD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QAD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QAD within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Peterborough +3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 - -
East of England -1 1 - - 1
England -26 1 - - 2

QAD
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QAD 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 QAD.

1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MFGPRO
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Database Security
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Progress
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) French Language
3 1 (20.00%) German Language
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing

QAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QAD 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 QAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MFGPRO
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Progress Analyst Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Progress Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Progress DBA
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Database Security
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Progress
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