Period
to 11 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of 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 6 months to 11 December 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
England > North of England
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 338 358
Rank change year-on-year +42 +20 -61
Contract jobs citing Orchard 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.018% 0.035% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.042% 0.076% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
North of England median daily rate £388 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% +18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £369 £313 £263
90th Percentile £406 £428 £328
England median daily rate £274 £300 £320
% change year-on-year -8.75% -6.25% +62.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Orchard 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 the North of England.

All Vendors
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4717 6569 6861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 41.79% 45.63% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2887 4054 3930
North of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £219 £234 £220
90th Percentile £600 £544 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 340 406
North of England median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +18.60% +1.18%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.30 £9.49
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +4.67%

Orchard
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Orchard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Orchard in the North of England

Orchard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Orchard in the North of England

Orchard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Orchard in the North of England

Orchard
Contract Job Locations in the North of 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 North of England region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
North West +14 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £388 -
Orchard
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 North of England region with a requirement for Orchard.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Northgate
2 1 (50.00%) Civica
2 1 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (50.00%) Academy Housing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (50.00%) Aareon QL
2 1 (50.00%) Aareon
2 1 (50.00%) OPENHousing
2 1 (50.00%) Kypera Housing
2 1 (50.00%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (50.00%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (50.00%) Castleton
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL

Orchard
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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%) Aareon QL
1 1 (50.00%) Academy Housing
1 1 (50.00%) Kypera Housing
1 1 (50.00%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (50.00%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (50.00%) OPENHousing
1 1 (50.00%) Orchard Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Aareon
1 1 (50.00%) Capita
1 1 (50.00%) Castleton
1 1 (50.00%) Civica
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Northgate
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle