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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 626 617 615
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 14 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.032% 0.020%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.33% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 6
Average daily rate £250 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £294 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £428 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
4302 4589 4992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.70% 8.23% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2652 2550 2802
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 46
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.00 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £60.16 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.65%

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 29 April 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 11 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -26 14 £250 -30.55% 4
South East -7 8 £180 -47.82% 1
Surrey -9 5 £135 -60.86%
London -17 3 £481 +13.23%
Kent - 3 £350 - 1
South West -3 2 £275 -8.33%
Bristol -4 2 £275 -8.33%
East of England +8 1 £275 -4.34% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £275 -4.34% 1
Peterborough - 1 £275 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £350 -

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (36.36%) Cognos
1 12 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
4 8 (24.24%) Northgate
5 7 (21.21%) Retail
5 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 6 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (18.18%) Finance
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.15%) ETL
7 5 (15.15%) Time Management
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (12.12%) Marketing
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
8 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
9 3 (9.09%) Migration
9 3 (9.09%) Banking
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (9.09%) SLA
9 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (9.09%) ReportNet

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (9.09%) ReportNet
5 1 (3.03%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.09%) Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Electronics
5 2 (6.06%) Local Government
5 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Administrator
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) HR Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Tester
7 2 (6.06%) HR Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) HR Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) SQL BI Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Data Migration Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) ICT Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Migration Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.15%) ETL
2 5 (15.15%) Time Management
3 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.03%) System Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Cognos
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Northgate
4 2 (6.06%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (6.06%) NGA Human Resources
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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