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 2 June 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 ReadSoft.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ReadSoft
Rank 589 571 556
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Contract jobs citing ReadSoft 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.026% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£463 £525 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 - £394
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
24131 23508 21489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.03% 44.95% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14085 13312 11404
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £238
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 1092 1044 1167
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ReadSoft within the UK over the 3 months to 2 June 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
East of England +7 4 £463 - 4
England -14 4 £463 -11.90% 4
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £463 - 3
Hertfordshire - 4 £463 - 4

ReadSoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SAP Basis
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) NetWeaver
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
5 1 (16.67%) Local Government
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
5 1 (16.67%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Intranet

ReadSoft
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (16.67%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Basis Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Support
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) HP
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