The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ReadSoft
Rank 585 560 576
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Contract jobs citing ReadSoft 3 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.006% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.012% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25024 24051 26881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.04% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13872 13054 13605
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1195 1394
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%

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 30 July 2014. 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
England -30 3 £525 +16.66%
South East - 1 - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

ReadSoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
2 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (37.50%) SAP MM
2 3 (37.50%) FileNet
2 3 (37.50%) Kofax
2 3 (37.50%) AWD
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (25.00%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (25.00%) EMC Centera
3 2 (25.00%) SAP SRM
3 2 (25.00%) Life Science
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP
4 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) EDI
4 1 (12.50%) Finance

ReadSoft
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP MM
1 3 (37.50%) AWD
2 2 (25.00%) SAP FI-AP
2 2 (25.00%) SAP SRM
3 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP P2P Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EMC Centera
1 2 (25.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) AIX
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
1 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) ABAP
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Kofax
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com