The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Northgate 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Northgate Information Solutions plc.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Northgate
England / North West
Rank 136 156 146
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10  
Contract jobs citing Northgate 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.039% 0.052% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.093% 0.12% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £213 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -25.00% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00

Northgate 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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1080 1649 1605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.19% 43.20% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 904 782
Median daily rate £395 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 111 84
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -0.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Northgate
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Northgate as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Northgate in the North West

Northgate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Northgate in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Northgate in the North West

Northgate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Northgate in the North West

Northgate
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Northgate within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +19 1 - -
Northgate
England

Northgate
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Northgate 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 West region with a requirement for Northgate.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ResourceLink
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) ResourceLink
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate Applications Support
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate IT Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Graduate
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos