Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 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 Microgen plc.

Microgen
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 848 903
Rank change year-on-year -17 +55 -26
Contract jobs citing Microgen 15 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.029% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.065% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 2
UK median daily rate £398 £600 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.75% -17.24% +23.40%
10th Percentile £325 £525 £558
90th Percentile £571 £600 £913
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 - £550
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 43663 46061 48565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.27% 45.23% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27406 28161 28584
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1408 1682 2046
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +5.15%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.50 £46.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.52% -2.94% +3.03%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microgen over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microgen in the UK

Microgen
Top 6 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 18 December 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
England -27 15 £398 -33.75% 1
London -61 11 £400 -33.33% 1
UK excluding London - 4 £395 -
South West - 3 £395 -
North of England - 1 £438 -
Yorkshire - 1 £438 -

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microgen 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 Microgen.

1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
4 6 (40.00%) ETL
5 5 (33.33%) Banking
5 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (13.33%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
8 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
8 2 (13.33%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (13.33%) ETL Development
8 2 (13.33%) Database Optimisation
8 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (13.33%) QA
8 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (13.33%) Data Extraction
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (13.33%) Gerrit
8 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) SAP
8 2 (13.33%) IBM

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (6.67%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Gerrit
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) IBM UrbanCode
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) ETL Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Developer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (13.33%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (13.33%) ETL Development
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Informatica