The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Retek products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retek over the 3 months to 3 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Retek, Inc.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retek
Rank 620 599 591
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs citing Retek 10 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.030% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.066% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £352 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £505 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £475 £200
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +137.50%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25534 25780 24676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.60% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15145 14434 13654
Average daily rate £400 £382 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1118 1116
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Retek
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retek within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Retek Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Retek
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retek within the UK.

Retek Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Retek
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retek within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Retek Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Retek
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retek within the UK.

Retek Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Retek
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retek within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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 -15 10 £550 +37.50% 1
London -11 7 £550 +37.50% 1
North West - 2 £600 -
Manchester - 2 £600 -
South East -12 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Retek
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Retek 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 Retek.

1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (91.30%) Retail
3 15 (65.22%) Oracle Retail
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) UNIX
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (13.04%) Logistics
7 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (8.70%) Degree
8 2 (8.70%) Endeca

Retek
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Retek 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 Retek. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle TCA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) ProC
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
General
1 21 (91.30%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) XSD
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) XSLT
2 2 (8.70%) JMS
2 2 (8.70%) WSDL
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (8.70%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) DOM
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Logistics
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) SDLC
3 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.04%) SOA
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Content Management
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Master Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) ATG
3 2 (8.70%) Stellent
3 2 (8.70%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (8.70%) Endeca
4 1 (4.35%) RedPrairie
4 1 (4.35%) Eloqua
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) JDA
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO