The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VisionPLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VisionPLUS over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Data VisionPLUS
UK / England
Rank - 605 585
Contract jobs citing VisionPLUS 0 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Median daily rate - £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

VisionPLUS is in the business application 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 business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3536 3863 4136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.57% 7.94% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2161 2364 2405
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 38
Median hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £69.07 £60.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

VisionPLUS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VisionPLUS in England

VisionPLUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VisionPLUS in England

VisionPLUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VisionPLUS in England

VisionPLUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Temenos
1 1 (50.00%) Calypso
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
1 1 (50.00%) EFT
1 1 (50.00%) EFTPOS
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) BASE24
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (50.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA

VisionPLUS
Top Related 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 1 (50.00%) BASE24
1 1 (50.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (50.00%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) VersionOne
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EFT
1 1 (50.00%) EFTPOS
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (50.00%) Calypso
1 1 (50.00%) FIS
1 1 (50.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Temenos
1 1 (50.00%) VeriFone