Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 841 794 830
Rank change year-on-year -47 +36 -10
Contract jobs citing Northgate 47 51 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.053% 0.069%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 52
UK median daily rate £388 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £237 £230 £230
90th Percentile £492 £462 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
UK median hourly rate £22.59 £17.50 £42.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.06% -58.66% +78.23%
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 43,004 41,911 49,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.02% 43.84% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,753 25,640 30,139
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,576 1,381 1,633
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.55 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.30% -5.71% +1.63%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -30 47 £388 +19.23% 4
UK excluding London -9 27 £400 +14.29% 4
London -36 20 £388 +19.23%
South East -12 16 £400 +33.33% 2
South West +2 6 £263 -33.96%
North of England -14 3 £379 +16.54%
East of England +2 2 £475 +35.71%
North West -12 2 £445 -
Yorkshire -17 1 £313 -3.85%

For the 6 months to 14 August 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%) Oracle
3 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
4 12 (25.53%) Northgate Housing
5 11 (23.40%) Project Management
6 10 (21.28%) Citrix
7 8 (17.02%) SQLPlus
7 8 (17.02%) CSS
7 8 (17.02%) XML
7 8 (17.02%) XSL
7 8 (17.02%) XSLT
7 8 (17.02%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (14.89%) ResourceLink
9 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
9 6 (12.77%) SOAP
9 6 (12.77%) Web Services
9 6 (12.77%) HTML
9 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
9 6 (12.77%) Dell
9 6 (12.77%) Boomi
10 5 (10.64%) SMS
10 5 (10.64%) Finance
10 5 (10.64%) Migration
10 5 (10.64%) Apache FOP
10 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.51%) Information Management
11 4 (8.51%) Local Government
11 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Data Extraction
11 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management

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 8 (17.02%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Northgate Housing
2 7 (14.89%) ResourceLink
3 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.13%) Infor M3
4 1 (2.13%) OPENHousing
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Boomi
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQLPlus
2 4 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Applications Support
4 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Applications Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Business Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.38%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) IT Support
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Lead
7 2 (4.26%) Finance Manager
7 2 (4.26%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Transformation Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) CSS
1 8 (17.02%) XML
1 8 (17.02%) XSL
1 8 (17.02%) XSLT
2 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) SOAP
2 6 (12.77%) Web Services
3 5 (10.64%) Apache FOP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.13%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
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 11 (23.40%) Project Management
2 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.64%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Data Extraction
3 4 (8.51%) Information Management
3 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
3 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.38%) BPR
4 3 (6.38%) CRM
4 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (6.38%) Release Management
4 3 (6.38%) Scrum
4 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) User Stories
5 2 (4.26%) Data Deduplication
5 2 (4.26%) Data Lineage
5 2 (4.26%) Data Transformation
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) SQL
2 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.13%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.26%) GDPR
3 1 (2.13%) PMO
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
1 2 (4.26%) SCSM
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) Citrix
3 6 (12.77%) Dell
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.38%) Capita
5 3 (6.38%) Civica
5 3 (6.38%) Cognos
6 2 (4.26%) ESRI
6 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 2 (4.26%) NGA Human Resources
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Anite