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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 544 538 507
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -31
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 39 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.031% 0.072%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.85% 0.34% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 16
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£350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £438 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4581 4405 3972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.98% 9.15% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 2273 1903
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +6.47%

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 30 January 2015.

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 6 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 30 January 2015. 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 +7 39 £350 - 2
London +14 24 £413 +11.86% 2
South East - 10 £350 -
City of London - 4 £413 -
Basingstoke - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (27.27%) Migration
2 16 (24.24%) Finance
3 15 (22.73%) Northgate
3 15 (22.73%) Cognos
4 14 (21.21%) Data Migration
5 13 (19.70%) SQL
6 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (16.67%) Windows
7 9 (13.64%) LAN
7 9 (13.64%) WAN
7 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 9 (13.64%) DNS
7 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (10.61%) HTTP
8 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (10.61%) Oracle
8 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (9.09%) Back Office
10 5 (7.58%) Workflow
10 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.58%) Degree
10 5 (7.58%) VBA
10 5 (7.58%) Linux
10 5 (7.58%) ODBC
10 5 (7.58%) ITIL
10 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (7.58%) ERP
10 5 (7.58%) Agresso
10 5 (7.58%) Data Mining

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (4.55%) IIS
1 3 (4.55%) Apache
1 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.03%) SAS
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Agresso
2 2 (3.03%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (1.52%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) LAN
1 9 (13.64%) WAN
1 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 9 (13.64%) DNS
2 7 (10.61%) HTTP
3 2 (3.03%) NAS
3 2 (3.03%) SSL
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.58%) Data Mining
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.55%) MS Access
5 3 (4.55%) Ingres
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.52%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Back Office
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Analyst
2 18 (27.27%) Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Systems Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Payroll Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) ETL Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.06%) Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Development Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Integration Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) HR Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) ODBC
2 2 (3.03%) jQuery
2 2 (3.03%) XHTML
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) CentOS
4 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Migration
2 14 (21.21%) Data Migration
3 5 (7.58%) Workflow
3 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.58%) ITIL
3 5 (7.58%) ERP
3 5 (7.58%) ETL
4 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.06%) Project Management
4 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.03%) High Availability
6 2 (3.03%) SOA
6 2 (3.03%) System Testing
6 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.03%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) VBA
3 4 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.03%) Python
4 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.03%) VB
4 2 (3.03%) C
4 2 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) COBOL
4 2 (3.03%) Java
4 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) NFS
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.03%) Samba
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Northgate
1 15 (22.73%) Cognos
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) NorthgateArinso
4 3 (4.55%) SAP
4 3 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.03%) webMethods
5 2 (3.03%) Dell
5 2 (3.03%) Software AG
5 2 (3.03%) Epicor
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.52%) CODA
6 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.52%) Red Gate
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