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 3 months to 29 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 Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

Orchard
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 620 594
Rank change year-on-year +46 -26  
Contract jobs citing Orchard 3 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.012% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% 0.028% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £394 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% +1.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

Orchard 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 18268 21697 21985
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.77% 43.68% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11388 13383 12701
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 £580 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 765 944
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 £10.50 £10.50 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.26 £50.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Orchard
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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 +29 2 £450 +14.28%
North West - 1 £330 -
Orchard
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Orchard 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 Orchard.

1 5 (45.45%) Northgate
2 4 (36.36%) Orchard Housing
3 3 (27.27%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (27.27%) Aareon
3 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Civica
4 2 (18.18%) Capita
4 2 (18.18%) OPENHousing
5 1 (9.09%) Kypera Housing
5 1 (9.09%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (9.09%) Castleton
5 1 (9.09%) Aareon QL
5 1 (9.09%) Academy Housing
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
5 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (9.09%) Servitor
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Anite
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (27.27%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (18.18%) OPENHousing
4 1 (9.09%) Aareon QL
4 1 (9.09%) Academy Housing
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Kypera Housing
4 1 (9.09%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (9.09%) Servitor
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Systems Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects Reports Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
2 1 (9.09%) People Management
2 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Northgate
2 3 (27.27%) Aareon
3 2 (18.18%) Capita
3 2 (18.18%) Civica
4 1 (9.09%) Anite
4 1 (9.09%) Castleton
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft