Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VocaLink products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VocaLink over the 6 months to 22 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 VocaLink Limited.

VocaLink
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 859 859
Rank change year-on-year +14 0 -27
Contract jobs citing VocaLink 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.015% 0.016% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
England median daily rate £439 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.74% +43.75% -14.89%
10th Percentile £327 £466 £375
90th Percentile £575 £688 £425
UK median daily rate £439 £575 £400
% change year-on-year -23.74% +43.75% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

VocaLink 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 40625 44273 44639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.81% 45.20% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25483 27361 26823
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £245 £245 £226
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1550 1921
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 £10.38
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

VocaLink
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VocaLink in England

VocaLink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VocaLink in England

VocaLink
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VocaLink in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VocaLink in England

VocaLink
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 VocaLink within the England region over the 6 months to 22 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 -32 4 £439 -29.84%
East of England -11 2 - -
VocaLink
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VocaLink 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 VocaLink.

1 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

VocaLink
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%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Payments Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Payments Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vCloud
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) WorldPay