Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Orchard products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Orchard over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 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 Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

Orchard
UK > England
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 864 868 845
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23 +23
Contract jobs citing Orchard 6 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.015% 0.012% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 15
England median daily rate £340 £274 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.20% -8.75% -3.23%
10th Percentile £270 £172 £231
90th Percentile £465 £383 £349
UK median daily rate £340 £274 £300
% change year-on-year +24.20% -8.75% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £17.97 - -
UK median hourly rate £17.97 - -

Orchard 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 40,539 40,343 42,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.27% 42.43% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,540 25,508 26,437
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £243 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,463 1,307 1,536
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.36 £45.46 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

Orchard
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Orchard in England

Orchard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Orchard in England

Orchard
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Orchard in England over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Orchard in England

Orchard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Orchard in England

Orchard
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 Orchard within the England region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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 - 4 £313 - 4
East of England -10 1 - -
South West - 1 £475 - 3
Orchard
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Orchard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Orchard.

1 4 (66.67%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) IVR
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) TestComplete
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) API Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Power BI
4 1 (16.67%) Contract Management
4 1 (16.67%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Migration

Orchard
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 (33.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (16.67%) Northgate Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (33.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) TestComplete
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) API Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Contract Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Civica
1 1 (16.67%) Northgate