Period
to 22 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Northgate over the 6 months to 22 February 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 Northgate Information Solutions plc.

Northgate
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 813 803
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10 +15
Contract jobs citing Northgate 60 39 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.041% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.090% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 61
UK median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £296 £225 £213
90th Percentile £541 £481 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £313 £285
% change year-on-year +32.00% +9.65% -18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
UK median hourly rate - £20.50 £16.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.50% -12.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Northgate 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 42,490 43,193 45,942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 44.98% 42.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,804 26,517 27,305
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £238 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £577
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,418 1,623 1,830
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.36 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +6.06%

Northgate
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Northgate in the UK

Northgate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Northgate in the UK

Northgate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Northgate over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Northgate in the UK

Northgate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Northgate in the UK

Northgate
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Northgate within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 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 -7 57 £400 +23.08% 11
UK excluding London +7 37 £413 +32.00% 10
London -47 23 £394 +5.00% 1
South East +2 16 £396 +32.03% 3
East of England -3 8 £413 +14.98%
Midlands +9 5 £625 +85.19% 4
West Midlands - 5 £625 - 2
South West +11 4 £338 -15.09%
Scotland -8 3 £525 +82.61%
North of England +30 1 £388 +19.23% 3
Yorkshire - 1 £388 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Northgate 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 Northgate.

1 27 (45.00%) SQL
1 27 (45.00%) Oracle
2 22 (36.67%) ResourceLink
3 14 (23.33%) PL/SQL
4 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (20.00%) Project Management
6 11 (18.33%) ERP
7 10 (16.67%) SMS
7 10 (16.67%) Cognos
7 10 (16.67%) SAP
7 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 10 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (16.67%) Data Extraction
7 10 (16.67%) Northgate Housing
8 9 (15.00%) NGA Human Resources
8 9 (15.00%) CRM
8 9 (15.00%) Finance
8 9 (15.00%) Migration
9 8 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (11.67%) Cognos Report Studio
10 7 (11.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 7 (11.67%) XML
10 7 (11.67%) XSLT
10 7 (11.67%) IBM
10 7 (11.67%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (10.00%) Change Management
11 6 (10.00%) Java
11 6 (10.00%) Data Migration

Northgate
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 4 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 22 (36.67%) ResourceLink
2 10 (16.67%) Northgate Housing
3 7 (11.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (5.00%) OPENHousing
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (5.00%) SAP HCM
4 3 (5.00%) SAP HR
5 2 (3.33%) Aareon QL
5 2 (3.33%) iTrent
5 2 (3.33%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (3.33%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (3.33%) SnowdropKCS
6 1 (1.67%) Academy Housing
6 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.67%) Kypera Housing
6 1 (1.67%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (1.67%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) SaaS
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) Boomi
4 1 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (11.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 7 (11.67%) Cognos Report Studio
4 5 (8.33%) SQLPlus
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (5.00%) Maven
1 3 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Consultant
1 12 (20.00%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Business Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Cognos Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) HR Manager
8 4 (6.67%) ERP Manager
8 4 (6.67%) ERP Project Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Data Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Integration Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Systems Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Administrator
10 2 (3.33%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (3.33%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) XML
1 7 (11.67%) XSLT
2 5 (8.33%) SOAP
2 5 (8.33%) Web Services
3 4 (6.67%) CSS
3 4 (6.67%) XSL
4 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.00%) JSON
4 3 (5.00%) Middleware
4 3 (5.00%) REST
4 3 (5.00%) Spring
5 2 (3.33%) Apache FOP
5 2 (3.33%) HTML
6 1 (1.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) AIX
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (20.00%) Project Management
3 11 (18.33%) ERP
4 10 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 9 (15.00%) CRM
5 9 (15.00%) Migration
6 6 (10.00%) Change Management
6 6 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.67%) Change Control
8 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.00%) Business Development
9 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.00%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.00%) Data Management
9 3 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) SOA
9 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) PL/SQL
3 6 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (5.00%) XPath
5 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.00%) PMP
3 2 (3.33%) CIPD
4 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) GDPR
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) Cognos
2 10 (16.67%) SAP
3 9 (15.00%) NGA Human Resources
4 7 (11.67%) IBM
5 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.67%) Citrix
6 4 (6.67%) Workday
7 3 (5.00%) Capita
7 3 (5.00%) Civica
7 3 (5.00%) HP
8 2 (3.33%) Aareon
8 2 (3.33%) Castleton
8 2 (3.33%) Dell
8 2 (3.33%) Orchard
9 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft