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

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Empirix.

Empirix
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 634 -
Contract jobs citing Empirix 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.009% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.021% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £520 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £530 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Empirix 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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19880 23441 24407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.09% 43.75% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12294 14240 13819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 708 804 1038
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Empirix
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Empirix in the UK

Empirix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Empirix in the UK

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

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Compuware
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) NeoLoad
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management

Empirix
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) NeoLoad
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Compuware