The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Micro Focus over the 3 months to 25 April 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 Micro Focus.

Micro Focus
England / London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 440 423
Rank change year-on-year +29 -17  
Contract jobs citing Micro Focus 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.010% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £300 £318
% change year-on-year -33.33% -5.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% -  

Micro Focus 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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8411 9535 10077
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.64% 41.28% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5683 6440 6510
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 127 218
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +6.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

Micro Focus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Micro Focus in London

Micro Focus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Micro Focus in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Micro Focus in London

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Micro Focus 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 London region with a requirement for Micro Focus.

1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) SilkTest
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (50.00%) Codeship
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Micro Focus
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Codeship
1 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) SilkTest
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL