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 3 months to 30 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.

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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 597 574
Rank change year-on-year +46 -23  
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 25 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.054% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 23
Median daily rate £575 £648 £620
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.19% +4.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £455 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £704 £770
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £675 £738
% change year-on-year -18.51% -8.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18366 21835 22084
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.74% 43.70% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11435 13486 12793
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 758 951
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £10.26 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £50.14 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

OpenLink
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OpenLink as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 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 3 months to 30 March 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
London +30 21 £575 -10.85% 5
East of England - 4 £550 -
OpenLink
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 46 (85.19%) Endur
2 20 (37.04%) Java
3 18 (33.33%) .NET
3 18 (33.33%) Back Office
4 12 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 11 (20.37%) OO
5 11 (20.37%) Workflow
5 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
6 10 (18.52%) ETRM
7 9 (16.67%) Finance
8 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.81%) Banking
8 8 (14.81%) OOD
8 8 (14.81%) Front Office
9 7 (12.96%) C#
9 7 (12.96%) Refactoring
10 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 6 (11.11%) XML
10 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.11%) BDD
10 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
11 5 (9.26%) Migration
12 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
12 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
13 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (5.56%) DevOps
13 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (5.56%) Network Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 46 (85.19%) Endur
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Findur
2 1 (1.85%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (33.33%) Back Office
2 9 (16.67%) Finance
3 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 8 (14.81%) Front Office
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Developer
1 30 (55.56%) OpenLink Developer
2 21 (38.89%) Endur Developer
3 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) OpenLink Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Endur Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Endur Business Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) OpenLink Business Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) C# Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
7 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Energy Trading Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) ETRM Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 11 (20.37%) OO
2 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
2 11 (20.37%) Workflow
3 10 (18.52%) ETRM
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) OOD
5 7 (12.96%) Refactoring
6 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 6 (11.11%) BDD
6 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.26%) Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (5.56%) DevOps
8 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.70%) CRM
9 2 (3.70%) Project Management
10 1 (1.85%) ERP
10 1 (1.85%) Service Management
10 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) C#
3 3 (5.56%) C
4 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) SAP
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