The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Vermilion 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 Vermilion over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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 Vermilion Software.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vermilion
Rank 609 583 581
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs citing Vermilion 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.012% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
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
26243 24330 26221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 46.29% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15249 13762 13531
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1235 1152 1348
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

Vermilion
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Vermilion Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Vermilion
Daily Rate Trend

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

Vermilion Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Vermilion
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vermilion within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Vermilion Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Vermilion
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vermilion within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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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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
London -4 6 £438 -7.89% 5
England -24 6 £438 -7.89% 5
City of London +25 4 £438 -7.89% 5
Scotland -9 3 £350 -
Edinburgh - 3 £350 -

Vermilion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Vermilion 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 Vermilion.

1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Asset Management
3 7 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (42.86%) Investment Management
5 5 (35.71%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
6 4 (28.57%) MS Office
6 4 (28.57%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) ISEB
7 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (21.43%) CRM
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Back Office
7 3 (21.43%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) Time Management
8 2 (14.29%) Fund Management
8 2 (14.29%) Eagle STAR
8 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 2 (14.29%) Data Management
8 2 (14.29%) WebFOCUS
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft

Vermilion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Vermilion 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 Vermilion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (14.29%) Eagle STAR
2 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Back Office
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Change Manager
4 2 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) UAT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Asset Management
2 6 (42.86%) Investment Management
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Fund Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
2 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Informatica
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
5 1 (7.14%) Charles River
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos