Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 871 869
Rank change year-on-year +28 -2 -50
Contract jobs citing IDOL 14 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.067% 0.009% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
England median daily rate £500 - £525
10th Percentile £340 - £513
90th Percentile £537 - £538
UK median daily rate £500 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
England median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 20932 22062 24288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.07% 22.56% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14506 14783 16167
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 321 387
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.82% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.72 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.29 £48.00 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.13
% change year-on-year +11.54% -0.44% +12.50%

IDOL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IDOL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IDOL in England

IDOL
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

IDOL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IDOL in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IDOL in England

IDOL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IDOL in England

IDOL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IDOL within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 7 £513 -
North of England - 7 £513 -
South East - 5 £340 -
London -16 2 £450 -
IDOL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) iManage
3 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 6 (42.86%) Change Control
3 6 (42.86%) CRM
3 6 (42.86%) Legal
3 6 (42.86%) Document Management
4 5 (35.71%) Content Management
4 5 (35.71%) CMS
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
4 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (35.71%) Workflow
4 5 (35.71%) Interwoven
4 5 (35.71%) Reuters
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (35.71%) Statistics
4 5 (35.71%) Data Migration
4 5 (35.71%) OneDrive
4 5 (35.71%) Office 365
5 4 (28.57%) Resource Management
6 3 (21.43%) Kofax
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) C#

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 5 (35.71%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
1 5 (35.71%) OneDrive
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 6 (42.86%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Release Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Release and Configuration Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Release Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Change Control
1 6 (42.86%) CRM
1 6 (42.86%) Document Management
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) Content Management
2 5 (35.71%) Data Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Statistics
2 5 (35.71%) Workflow
3 4 (28.57%) Resource Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) iManage
3 5 (35.71%) Interwoven
3 5 (35.71%) Reuters
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Kofax
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft
5 2 (14.29%) Trillium