The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ResourceLink skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 28 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.

NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 422 405
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17  
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.018% 0.033%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.13% 0.23% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £413 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £343 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £523 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.83

ResourceLink 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 London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1505 1753 1917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 7.72% 7.86% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 1128 1248
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.61% -22.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £22.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £55.00 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.58% +57.14%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ResourceLink in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ResourceLink in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ResourceLink in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) NGA Human Resources
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) Northgate
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World

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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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) HR Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) NGA Human Resources
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Northgate
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle