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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 654 650 595
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -55
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 7 13 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.023% 0.079%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.16% 0.27% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 23
Median daily rate £288 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.98% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £419 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-28.12% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £21.57 £13.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.27%
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
4413 4771 5440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.20% 8.36% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2635 2710 2861
Median daily rate £438 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £422
% change year-on-year
- +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 76
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £50.37 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -26.82%

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 30 July 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 9 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 30 July 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 +11 7 £288 -26.98%
East of England - 6 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £363 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £225 -
Bedford - 2 £225 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £350 -
South East +12 1 £155 -62.42%
Surrey - 1 £155 -
Watford - 1 £375 -

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
3 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (28.57%) Northgate
4 5 (23.81%) Time Management
5 4 (19.05%) Retail
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) SLA
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (9.52%) Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) NGA Human Resources
7 2 (9.52%) RedPrairie
7 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
7 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.52%) Electronics
7 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.52%) JDA
7 2 (9.52%) Cognos
7 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
7 2 (9.52%) SAP

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 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) JasperReports
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Administrator
2 7 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Tester
5 3 (14.29%) HR Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) HR Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) HR Officer
6 1 (4.76%) Information Officer
6 1 (4.76%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Retail Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Biometrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (28.57%) Northgate
2 2 (9.52%) Cognos
2 2 (9.52%) JDA
2 2 (9.52%) NGA Human Resources
2 2 (9.52%) RedPrairie
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) Jaspersoft