The table below looks at the statistics for ResourceLink skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
UK
Rank 591 627 585
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -42
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 10 9 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.018% 0.073%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.25% 0.22% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 27
Median daily rate £375 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.83

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4010 4112 4863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.81% 8.03% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2475 2468 2744
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 39
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £69.07 £58.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +52.77%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ResourceLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

ResourceLink Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Trend

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

ResourceLink Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ResourceLink within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

ResourceLink Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ResourceLink
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ResourceLink Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ResourceLink
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ResourceLink within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 10 £375 -15.49% 4
London +17 4 £363 -23.68%
Manchester - 3 £375 - 1
North West - 3 £375 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £338 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 - 3
City of London - 1 £313 -
Derbyshire - 1 £338 -

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) NGA Human Resources
3 3 (15.79%) Northgate
4 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos
4 2 (10.53%) Bloomberg
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Data Entry
5 1 (5.26%) SaaS
5 1 (5.26%) Local Government
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills

ResourceLink
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Project Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) HR Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) HR Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Lead
5 1 (5.26%) Development Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Payroll Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Workday Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Data Entry
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) NGA Human Resources
1 3 (15.79%) Northgate
2 2 (10.53%) Bloomberg
2 2 (10.53%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Workday