Period
to 23 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 863 850 862
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -16
Contract jobs citing IDOL 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.023% 0.009% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
UK median daily rate £450 - £525
10th Percentile £340 - £513
90th Percentile £505 - £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IDOL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22,103 21,697 24,676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.98% 22.57% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,383 14,473 16,462
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 312 427
UK median hourly rate £30.63 £28.18 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.68% -6.07% +9.09%
10th Percentile £14.54 £10.05 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.41 £48.71 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +32.08% -8.62% +11.54%

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 January 2018.

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 4 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 January 2018. 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
England -18 5 £450 - 3
London -32 3 £450 - 3
South East - 2 £340 -
UK excluding London - 2 £340 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IDOL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for IDOL.

1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Kofax
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Measurement
2 1 (20.00%) Intapp
2 1 (20.00%) iManage
2 1 (20.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Release Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Release Manager
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Intapp Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Measurement
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Kofax
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) iManage
2 1 (20.00%) Intapp