Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 833 846
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 -29
Contract jobs citing Northgate 42 57 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.055% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.097% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 40
UK median daily rate £430 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.86% +1.82% +14.58%
10th Percentile £229 £238 £225
90th Percentile £494 £475 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £14.00 - £20.50
10th Percentile £12.00 - £19.75
90th Percentile £16.00 - £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 - -

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 43,485 43,905 48,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.17% 42.70% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,944 27,255 29,361
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £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 1,663 1,469 1,723
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.62 £10.14
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.29 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.52% - -5.69%

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 17 November 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 9 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 17 November 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 -14 42 £430 +22.86% 14
London +6 23 £450 +12.50% 9
UK excluding London -18 18 £400 +14.29% 5
South East -11 12 £400 +25.00% 2
North of England -21 4 £445 +14.84% 2
North West -8 2 £445 - 1
South West -24 2 £263 +16.67% 1
Yorkshire -9 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 25 (59.52%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) Oracle
3 12 (28.57%) Citrix
4 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (23.81%) .NET
5 10 (23.81%) HTML
5 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
5 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 10 (23.81%) CSS
5 10 (23.81%) Back Office
5 10 (23.81%) MVC
6 9 (21.43%) Scrum
6 9 (21.43%) Dell
6 9 (21.43%) SQLPlus
6 9 (21.43%) SOAP
6 9 (21.43%) Web Services
6 9 (21.43%) XML
6 9 (21.43%) XSL
6 9 (21.43%) XSLT
6 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 9 (21.43%) IIS
6 9 (21.43%) TeamCity
6 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 9 (21.43%) Confluence
6 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 9 (21.43%) JSON
6 9 (21.43%) JIRA
6 9 (21.43%) WCF

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 9 (21.43%) Confluence
1 9 (21.43%) IIS
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (4.76%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.38%) Academy Housing
3 1 (2.38%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.38%) iTrent
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (21.43%) Boomi
3 2 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (4.76%) Office 365
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) AtomSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 9 (21.43%) SQLPlus
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.38%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 9 (21.43%) JIRA
1 9 (21.43%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.38%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (23.81%) Back Office
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Local Government
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Azure Developer
5 3 (7.14%) WCF Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Finance Manager
6 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
1 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
1 10 (23.81%) CSS
1 10 (23.81%) HTML
2 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (21.43%) JSON
2 9 (21.43%) REST
2 9 (21.43%) SOAP
2 9 (21.43%) WCF
2 9 (21.43%) Web Services
2 9 (21.43%) XML
2 9 (21.43%) XSL
2 9 (21.43%) XSLT
3 8 (19.05%) OLE
4 6 (14.29%) Apache FOP
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.38%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) MVC
3 9 (21.43%) API Development
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
3 9 (21.43%) TDD
3 9 (21.43%) User Stories
4 8 (19.05%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (19.05%) Collaborative Working
4 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (19.05%) Creative Thinking
4 8 (19.05%) Process Improvement
5 7 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Information Management
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.76%) ERD
8 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Release Management
8 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
2 1 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle
2 12 (28.57%) Citrix
3 9 (21.43%) Dell
3 9 (21.43%) Oneserve
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.14%) Civica
6 2 (4.76%) Anite
7 1 (2.38%) Capita
7 1 (2.38%) Cognos
7 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) VMware