The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ReadSoft 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 ReadSoft over the 3 months to 8 February 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 ReadSoft.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ReadSoft
Rank - 608 581
Contract jobs citing ReadSoft 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.004% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 £500
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
22140 23572 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.04% 45.69% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13204 13718 12166
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 988 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

ReadSoft
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ReadSoft within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

ReadSoft Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ReadSoft
Daily Rate Trend

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

ReadSoft Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ReadSoft
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ReadSoft 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 ReadSoft.

1 11 (100.00%) SAP
1 11 (100.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 10 (90.91%) OpenText
3 9 (81.82%) SAP SRM
4 8 (72.73%) Migration
4 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping

ReadSoft
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ReadSoft 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 ReadSoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (81.82%) SAP SRM
2 2 (18.18%) SAP FI-AP
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Business Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) SAP Analyst
3 8 (72.73%) SAP Business Analyst
4 7 (63.64%) P2P Business Analyst
5 6 (54.55%) SAP P2P Analyst
6 3 (27.27%) SAP SRM Business Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Process Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Process Manager
7 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
7 1 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (90.91%) OpenText