Period
to 11 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microgen products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microgen over the 6 months to 11 December 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.

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

Microgen
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 905 880 861
Rank change year-on-year -25 -19 +61
Contract jobs citing Microgen 4 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.015% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.034% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 17
UK median daily rate £650 £398 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.52% -33.75% -17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £395 -
% change year-on-year +64.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Microgen is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 44,536 43,732 46,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.26% 42.35% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,671 27,351 28,422
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £255 £231 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,657 1,419 1,694
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.65 £10.24
90th Percentile £47.37 £45.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

Microgen
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Microgen in the UK

Microgen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microgen in the UK

Microgen
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microgen within the UK over the 6 months to 11 December 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 -21 4 £650 +63.52%
UK excluding London -16 3 £650 +64.56%
Yorkshire -7 2 - -
North of England -10 2 - -
London +6 1 £650 +62.50%
Midlands - 1 £650 -
West Midlands - 1 £650 -

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microgen 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 Microgen.

1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) API Design
3 1 (25.00%) Conceptual Models
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling

Microgen
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Design
2 1 (25.00%) Conceptual Models
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle