The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IDOL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IDOL over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP IDOL
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 612 597
Contract jobs citing IDOL 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.004% 0.016%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.018% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IDOL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9544 11043 10998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.94% 22.35% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6494 7485 7180
Median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 157 149
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.15 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £54.20 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

IDOL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing IDOL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for IDOL in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IDOL in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for IDOL in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IDOL in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IDOL in England

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Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IDOL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for IDOL.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

IDOL
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft