Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 835 798 804
Rank change year-on-year -37 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing Northgate 47 47 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.052% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 62
UK median daily rate £388 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £350 £225 £227
90th Percentile £545 £464 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +33.85% -13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
UK median hourly rate £22.59 £17.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.06% -1.38% -9.42%
10th Percentile £20.65 £13.25 £15.36
90th Percentile £24.52 £22.75 £37.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.17 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +55.15% - -

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 42,032 39,899 46,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.71% 44.17% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,210 24,484 28,253
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,479 1,397 1,635
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.42% +6.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.92 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.26% -6.00% +7.46%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -44 46 £388 +14.81% 7
UK excluding London -11 26 £435 +33.85% 5
London -53 21 £375 +11.11% 2
South East -14 11 £400 +33.33% 1
South West +13 7 £406 +2.20%
East of England +2 3 £450 +28.57%
Midlands -8 3 £650 +89.09% 2
West Midlands -15 3 £650 +85.71% 2
Yorkshire -12 1 £313 -3.85%
North of England -15 1 £313 -3.85% 2
Scotland -34 1 £525 +82.61%

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 28 (59.57%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) PL/SQL
2 16 (34.04%) ResourceLink
3 14 (29.79%) Oracle
4 13 (27.66%) SMS
5 12 (25.53%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (25.53%) Data Extraction
5 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (25.53%) Northgate Housing
6 8 (17.02%) Migration
7 7 (14.89%) Project Management
8 6 (12.77%) CRM
8 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
8 6 (12.77%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (10.64%) Finance
9 5 (10.64%) Local Government
9 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
10 4 (8.51%) SQLPlus
10 4 (8.51%) Citrix
10 4 (8.51%) SAP
10 4 (8.51%) CSS
10 4 (8.51%) XML
10 4 (8.51%) XSL
10 4 (8.51%) XSLT
10 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development

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 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (34.04%) ResourceLink
2 12 (25.53%) Northgate Housing
3 6 (12.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (6.38%) OPENHousing
5 1 (2.13%) Aareon QL
5 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (2.13%) Infor M3
5 1 (2.13%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.13%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Boomi
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.51%) SQLPlus
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
1 5 (10.64%) Local Government
2 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Consultant
2 11 (23.40%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Business Consultant
2 11 (23.40%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
3 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
3 4 (8.51%) Architect
3 4 (8.51%) Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) DBA
4 3 (6.38%) IT Support
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Lead
5 2 (4.26%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) CSS
1 4 (8.51%) XML
1 4 (8.51%) XSL
1 4 (8.51%) XSLT
2 2 (4.26%) Apache FOP
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) SOAP
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) AIX
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Data Extraction
1 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (17.02%) Migration
3 7 (14.89%) Project Management
4 6 (12.77%) CRM
4 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.38%) BPR
6 3 (6.38%) Case Management
6 3 (6.38%) Change Control
6 3 (6.38%) Data Management
6 3 (6.38%) ERP
6 3 (6.38%) ETL
6 3 (6.38%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (6.38%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
1 1 (2.13%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.13%) PMP
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.26%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) SCSM
3 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Capita
3 4 (8.51%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) Cognos
5 2 (4.26%) Civica
5 2 (4.26%) Dell
5 2 (4.26%) ESRI
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (2.13%) Aareon
6 1 (2.13%) Castleton
6 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.13%) Orchard
6 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.13%) Workday