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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
UK
Rank 586 607 552
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -55
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 6 18 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.036% 0.093%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.16% 0.44% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 26
Median daily rate £338 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £205 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £469 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
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
3864 4102 4926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.64% 8.22% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2419 2356 2816
Median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 71 34
Median hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +123.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.99 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £69.07 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% +142.85%

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
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 7 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 16 January 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 +5 6 £338 +10.65% 2
London -6 3 £344 -27.63%
East Midlands +4 2 £338 +17.39%
City of London -6 1 £313 -3.84%
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £338 -

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 11 (44.00%) Migration
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (20.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Northgate
5 4 (16.00%) Bloomberg
5 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) NGA Human Resources
6 3 (12.00%) Cognos
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) ETL
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.00%) Data Privacy
8 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.00%) Data Validation
8 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
8 1 (4.00%) Data Entry
8 1 (4.00%) SaaS
8 1 (4.00%) Data Flow Diagram

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 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HCM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Project Leader
2 4 (16.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) HR Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) HR Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) HR Officer
4 2 (8.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Payroll Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (4.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Migration
2 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Flow Diagram
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Northgate
2 4 (16.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (12.00%) Cognos
3 3 (12.00%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Workday