The table below looks at the statistics for ResourceLink skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 547 564 524
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -40
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 48 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.035% 0.066%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.99% 0.39% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £268 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £395 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.83 - -
UK excluding London average 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
4846 4674 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.78% 9.06% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 2508 2312
Average daily rate £440 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 68 87
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.03 £56.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ResourceLink within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 48 £350 +21.73% 2
London +39 30 £400 +8.47% 2
South East - 11 £350 -
City of London - 6 £406 - 1
North West - 6 £175 -
Lancashire - 6 £175 -
East of England -18 1 £375 +9.09%
Hampshire - 1 £375 -
South West - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 23 (23.71%) SQL
2 20 (20.62%) Migration
3 19 (19.59%) SuccessFactors
4 18 (18.56%) SAP
5 17 (17.53%) Finance
6 16 (16.49%) Northgate
6 16 (16.49%) Degree
6 16 (16.49%) VBA
6 16 (16.49%) SaaS
6 16 (16.49%) Security Cleared
7 15 (15.46%) Data Migration
7 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
7 15 (15.46%) Perl
8 14 (14.43%) Cognos
8 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (13.40%) Python
9 13 (13.40%) PL/SQL
9 13 (13.40%) Java
9 13 (13.40%) Dell
9 13 (13.40%) Software AG
9 13 (13.40%) Shell Script
9 13 (13.40%) webMethods
10 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
10 11 (11.34%) Windows
11 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
12 9 (9.28%) LAN
12 9 (9.28%) WAN
12 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
12 9 (9.28%) DNS
12 9 (9.28%) SQL Server

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.09%) Apache
1 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.09%) IIS
2 2 (2.06%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Agresso
2 2 (2.06%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.03%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.03%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.59%) SuccessFactors
2 16 (16.49%) SaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) LAN
1 9 (9.28%) WAN
1 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
1 9 (9.28%) DNS
2 7 (7.22%) HTTP
3 2 (2.06%) SSL
3 2 (2.06%) SAN
3 2 (2.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
1 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (3.09%) Ingres
3 3 (3.09%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.03%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (17.53%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Retail
3 4 (4.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Analyst
2 21 (21.65%) Developer
3 15 (15.46%) Project Manager
4 12 (12.37%) Architect
5 11 (11.34%) Systems Manager
6 9 (9.28%) Payroll Manager
7 8 (8.25%) Administrator
8 7 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.22%) Integration Architect
9 6 (6.19%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Consultant
11 4 (4.12%) Applications Support
11 4 (4.12%) ETL Developer
12 3 (3.09%) Systems Analyst
12 3 (3.09%) Data Architect
12 3 (3.09%) IT Project Manager
13 2 (2.06%) Configuration Analyst
13 2 (2.06%) Systems Developer
13 2 (2.06%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) ODBC
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) HTML
2 2 (2.06%) XHTML
2 2 (2.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.09%) Reference Data
2 3 (3.09%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.06%) User Experience
3 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Windows
2 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (5.15%) Linux
4 3 (3.09%) CentOS
4 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.09%) UNIX
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) Migration
2 15 (15.46%) Data Migration
3 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (6.19%) Performance Management
5 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.15%) ETL
5 5 (5.15%) ERP
6 4 (4.12%) ITIL
6 4 (4.12%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.12%) Project Management
7 3 (3.09%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (3.09%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (3.09%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.09%) Workflow
8 2 (2.06%) SOA
8 2 (2.06%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.06%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) SQL
2 16 (16.49%) VBA
3 15 (15.46%) Perl
4 13 (13.40%) Python
4 13 (13.40%) PL/SQL
4 13 (13.40%) Java
4 13 (13.40%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.06%) VB
5 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.06%) C
5 2 (2.06%) C#
5 2 (2.06%) COBOL
5 2 (2.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Degree
1 16 (16.49%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) NFS
1 2 (2.06%) Samba
1 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (18.56%) SAP
2 16 (16.49%) Northgate
3 14 (14.43%) Cognos
4 13 (13.40%) Dell
4 13 (13.40%) Software AG
4 13 (13.40%) webMethods
5 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.22%) Oracle
7 4 (4.12%) NorthgateArinso
8 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.09%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (3.09%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.06%) Epicor
9 2 (2.06%) VMware
10 1 (1.03%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.03%) Ceridian
10 1 (1.03%) CODA
10 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
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