Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IDOL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IDOL over the 6 months to 23 July 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.

HP IDOL
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 877 865
Rank change year-on-year +45 -12 -42
Contract jobs citing IDOL 21 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.010% 0.015%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.098% 0.045% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 11
UK median daily rate £506 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £373 £503 £288
90th Percentile £538 £578 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IDOL 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 21357 24273 26034
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.46% 22.06% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14192 16249 16857
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £619 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 377 353
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +14.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £13.80
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £53.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £30.10 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.30% +20.41% -13.04%

IDOL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IDOL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IDOL in the UK

IDOL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IDOL in the UK

IDOL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IDOL over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IDOL in the UK

IDOL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IDOL in the UK

IDOL
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IDOL within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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
UK excluding London +79 21 £506 - 1
England +76 20 £506 -3.57% 1
North West - 14 £513 -
North of England - 14 £513 -
South East - 5 £475 - 1
Northern Ireland -49 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £375 -
Midlands - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IDOL 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 IDOL.

1 14 (66.67%) iManage
2 13 (61.90%) Legal
3 12 (57.14%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) Document Management
4 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 8 (38.10%) CRM
6 8 (38.10%) Java
7 7 (33.33%) .NET
7 7 (33.33%) Interwoven
7 7 (33.33%) Reuters
7 7 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (33.33%) Content Management
7 7 (33.33%) Workflow
7 7 (33.33%) CMS
7 7 (33.33%) Office 365
7 7 (33.33%) Change Control
7 7 (33.33%) OneDrive
8 6 (28.57%) Statistics
8 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
9 5 (23.81%) HP
9 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
9 5 (23.81%) Migration
9 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
10 4 (19.05%) SaaS
10 4 (19.05%) Law
10 4 (19.05%) Trillium
11 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

IDOL
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) Jetty
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.52%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Office 365
1 7 (33.33%) OneDrive
2 4 (19.05%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Endeca
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 13 (61.90%) Legal
2 4 (19.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Java Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Release Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) JDBC
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) Kafka
2 1 (4.76%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (4.76%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Document Management
2 8 (38.10%) CRM
3 7 (33.33%) Change Control
3 7 (33.33%) Content Management
3 7 (33.33%) Workflow
4 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (28.57%) Statistics
5 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps
7 2 (9.52%) ETL
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
3 8 (38.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) IIBA
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) HDFS
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) iManage
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Interwoven
3 7 (33.33%) Reuters
4 5 (23.81%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Trillium
6 2 (9.52%) Apttus
6 2 (9.52%) Informatica
6 2 (9.52%) MuleSoft
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (9.52%) SAP
6 2 (9.52%) Siebel
6 2 (9.52%) Vertica
6 2 (9.52%) Zuora
7 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) Google
7 1 (4.76%) Kofax
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