The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ActiveReports skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ActiveReports 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Dynamics ActiveReports
UK
Rank 598 626 608
Rank change year-on-year +28 -18  
Contract jobs citing ActiveReports 1 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.025%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.010% 0.017% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 11
Median daily rate £385 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +9.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £438 £383
% change year-on-year - +14.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ActiveReports is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10154 11722 11724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.70% 22.19% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6869 7857 7471
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 190 155
Median hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +5.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

ActiveReports
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ActiveReports as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for ActiveReports in the UK

ActiveReports
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ActiveReports in the UK

ActiveReports
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ActiveReports in the UK

ActiveReports
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActiveReports within the UK 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
England +34 1 £385 -12.00%
London - 1 £385 -

ActiveReports
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ActiveReports also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ActiveReports.

1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Event Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Metric Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Powerplay
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Query Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) OCP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1

ActiveReports
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Event Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Metric Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Powerplay
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Report Writer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) OCP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle