Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OLE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OLE over the 6 months to 20 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.

Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +369
Contract jobs citing OLE 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.060% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
South East median daily rate £413 - -
England median daily rate £413 £356 £420
% change year-on-year +15.87% -15.24% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 - -

OLE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4602 4426 5109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.53% 26.83% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2843 2689 3296
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 119
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.25 £15.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.25 £51.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

OLE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OLE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OLE in the South East

OLE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OLE in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for OLE in the South East

OLE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OLE in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OLE in the South East

OLE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLE in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLE in the South East

OLE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLE within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Berkshire - 6 £400 -
Thames Valley - 6 £400 -
East Sussex - 3 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
OLE
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OLE 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 South East region with a requirement for OLE.

1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) C++
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) OLE DB
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) ODBC
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (60.00%) Sybase
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) ADO
2 6 (60.00%) ADO.NET
2 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Datazen
3 4 (40.00%) Chat Support
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

OLE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (60.00%) Datazen
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Lumira
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) OLE DB
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (60.00%) ADO
2 6 (60.00%) ADO.NET
2 6 (60.00%) ODBC
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveX
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) MDX
3 1 (10.00%) MFC
3 1 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 4 (40.00%) Chat Support
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) C++
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau