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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 638 612 592
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -20
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 13 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.022% 0.035%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.31% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 9
Median daily rate £225 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £288 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £327 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4137 4450 4998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.73% 8.22% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2567 2523 2825
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £597
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 41 54
Median hourly rate £24.06 £22.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.93% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £16.45 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £51.40 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.06 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.93% -39.99%

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 24 May 2016.

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 13 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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 13 £225 -25.00% 3
South East +1 8 £180 -47.82%
Surrey -6 5 £135 -60.86%
Kent - 3 £350 -
East of England +7 2 £275 -4.34% 2
South West 0 2 £275 -8.33%
Bristol -2 2 £275 -8.33%
Cambridgeshire +9 1 £275 -4.34% 1
London -13 1 £550 - 1
Peterborough - 1 £275 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 1
Maidstone - 1 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
3 6 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Time Management
5 4 (18.18%) Northgate
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (13.64%) SLA
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (9.09%) Electronics
7 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) Cognos
7 2 (9.09%) Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.09%) Retail
7 2 (9.09%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
8 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Management

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:

Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) JasperReports
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Administrator
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) HR Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) HR Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) HR Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ICT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) ICT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (22.73%) Time Management
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Northgate
3 2 (9.09%) Cognos
3 2 (9.09%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) NGA Human Resources
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