Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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 Northgate Information Solutions plc.

Northgate
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 829 843 822
Rank change year-on-year +14 -21 -18
Contract jobs citing Northgate 55 56 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.053% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 53
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £215
90th Percentile £475 £438 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median hourly rate - £20.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.53% -27.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50

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 43983 47802 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.63% 45.34% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27338 29209 28805
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1473 1700 2082
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.23 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.20 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -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 November 2017.

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 13 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 November 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 +8 49 £350 - 1
UK excluding London +26 32 £350 +7.69%
London -27 23 £400 +8.47% 1
South East +10 13 £320 +2.40%
East of England -15 7 £350 +40.00%
Scotland - 6 £500 -
Midlands +17 3 £350 -
North of England +69 2 £388 +19.23%
West Midlands +28 2 £350 -
North West +9 1 - -
South West +6 1 £225 -28.00%
East Midlands -10 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £388 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Northgate 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 Northgate.

1 27 (49.09%) Oracle
2 18 (32.73%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) Project Management
3 13 (23.64%) ResourceLink
4 12 (21.82%) PRINCE2
5 10 (18.18%) Migration
5 10 (18.18%) NGA Human Resources
6 9 (16.36%) Northgate Housing
6 9 (16.36%) SAP
6 9 (16.36%) ERP
7 8 (14.55%) CRM
7 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.55%) Finance
7 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
7 8 (14.55%) Local Government
8 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
8 7 (12.73%) Cognos
8 7 (12.73%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
8 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
9 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (10.91%) Change Management
9 6 (10.91%) Java
9 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
10 5 (9.09%) IBM
10 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.09%) SaaS
10 5 (9.09%) Cognos Report Studio
10 5 (9.09%) Cognos Framework Manager

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 (7.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (23.64%) ResourceLink
2 9 (16.36%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (5.45%) SAP HCM
3 3 (5.45%) SAP HR
4 2 (3.64%) iTrent
4 2 (3.64%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (3.64%) SnowdropKCS
4 2 (3.64%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (1.82%) Aareon QL
5 1 (1.82%) Academy Housing
5 1 (1.82%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.82%) Kypera Housing
5 1 (1.82%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (1.82%) OPENHousing
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.82%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) G Suite
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) SMS
1 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.82%) VoIP
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (9.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 5 (9.09%) Cognos Report Studio
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.64%) GIS
6 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.82%) QGIS
6 1 (1.82%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
1 4 (7.27%) Maven
1 4 (7.27%) Subversion
1 4 (7.27%) Toad
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
1 8 (14.55%) Local Government
2 3 (5.45%) Front Office
3 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.73%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Cognos Developer
5 5 (9.09%) HR Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) ERP Manager
6 4 (7.27%) ERP Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Integration Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Payroll Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Payroll Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
1 4 (7.27%) JSON
1 4 (7.27%) Middleware
1 4 (7.27%) REST
1 4 (7.27%) SOAP
1 4 (7.27%) Spring
1 4 (7.27%) Web Services
1 4 (7.27%) XML
1 4 (7.27%) XSLT
2 1 (1.82%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Project Management
2 12 (21.82%) PRINCE2
3 10 (18.18%) Migration
4 9 (16.36%) ERP
5 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.55%) CRM
5 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
7 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.91%) Change Management
8 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.27%) ITIL
9 4 (7.27%) MVC
9 4 (7.27%) Process Improvement
9 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.45%) Business Transformation
10 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (5.45%) Re-Platforming
10 3 (5.45%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) XPath
4 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) CIPD
2 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.64%) PMP
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) NGA Human Resources
3 9 (16.36%) SAP
4 7 (12.73%) Cognos
5 5 (9.09%) IBM
5 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.27%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) Capita
7 3 (5.45%) Civica
7 3 (5.45%) Workday
8 1 (1.82%) Aareon
8 1 (1.82%) Aruba
8 1 (1.82%) Avaya
8 1 (1.82%) Castleton
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix
8 1 (1.82%) Google
8 1 (1.82%) Meraki
8 1 (1.82%) Orchard
8 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds