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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 635 612
Rank change year-on-year +56 -23  
Contract jobs citing IDOL 11 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.004% 0.020%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.019% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
Median daily rate £500 £550 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +30.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £530 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £570 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - -
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 9688 10787 12089
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.51% 21.78% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 7417 8029
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 171 181
Median hourly rate £31.00 £31.59 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.85% +21.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.85 £15.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IDOL in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IDOL in England

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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

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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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 8 £513 -
South East - 2 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 £375 -
IDOL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 (72.73%) Legal
1 8 (72.73%) iManage
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Document Management
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 3 (27.27%) Law
5 3 (27.27%) CMS
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Interwoven
5 3 (27.27%) Reuters
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Content Management
5 3 (27.27%) OneDrive
6 2 (18.18%) Vertica
6 2 (18.18%) Statistics
6 2 (18.18%) NetSuite
6 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (18.18%) SaaS
6 2 (18.18%) IIBA
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database

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 3 (27.27%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (18.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
1 3 (27.27%) OneDrive
2 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (72.73%) Legal
2 3 (27.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Document Management
2 3 (27.27%) Content Management
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) IIBA
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) iManage
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Interwoven
3 3 (27.27%) Reuters
4 2 (18.18%) Apttus
4 2 (18.18%) Informatica
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Siebel
4 2 (18.18%) Trillium
4 2 (18.18%) Vertica
4 2 (18.18%) Zuora
5 1 (9.09%) Google