Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of OpenLink products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenLink over the 6 months to 24 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.

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

OpenLink
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 824 819
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 -20
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 38 31 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.032% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.094% 0.070% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 43
England median daily rate £550 £575 £670
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% -14.18% +5.10%
10th Percentile £513 £493 £525
90th Percentile £725 £683 £765
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £666
% change year-on-year -4.35% -13.70% +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

OpenLink is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40566 44097 45318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.79% 45.21% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25456 27228 27218
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £243 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1351 1563 1946
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.34
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

OpenLink
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenLink in England

OpenLink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenLink in England

OpenLink
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenLink in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenLink in England

OpenLink
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenLink in England

OpenLink
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 OpenLink within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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
London -1 36 £563 -2.17% 3
East of England -2 2 £431 -17.86% 1
OpenLink
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink.

1 30 (78.95%) Endur
2 20 (52.63%) Finance
3 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (34.21%) .NET
5 11 (28.95%) C#
6 10 (26.32%) BDD
7 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (23.68%) Front Office
8 8 (21.05%) Back Office
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.79%) OO
9 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
9 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
10 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
10 5 (13.16%) DevOps
10 5 (13.16%) SDLC
10 5 (13.16%) Hedge funds
10 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (13.16%) Windows
10 5 (13.16%) BCP
10 5 (13.16%) TDD
10 5 (13.16%) Equities
10 5 (13.16%) Scrum
10 5 (13.16%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
11 4 (10.53%) Greenfield Project

OpenLink
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:

Business Applications
1 30 (78.95%) Endur
2 2 (5.26%) Findur
3 1 (2.63%) OpenLink RightAngle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.89%) MSTest
2 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) NSubstitute
3 2 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Front Office
3 8 (21.05%) Back Office
4 4 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) OpenLink Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Endur Developer
5 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# Developer - Commodities
6 4 (10.53%) OpenLink Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) OpenLink Business Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# WCF Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# WPF Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Endur Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) OpenLink Support
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Agile Developer
7 3 (7.89%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
3 4 (10.53%) XML
4 3 (7.89%) Ajax
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.89%) jQuery
4 3 (7.89%) WCF
4 3 (7.89%) WPF
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
1 5 (13.16%) Equities
1 5 (13.16%) Hedge funds
2 4 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) FMCG
3 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
1 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) BDD
3 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 6 (15.79%) OO
4 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.16%) BCP
5 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (13.16%) DevOps
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum
5 5 (13.16%) SDLC
5 5 (13.16%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle