Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of OpenLink products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenLink over the 6 months to 23 July 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 OpenLink Software, Inc.

OpenLink
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 857 839
Rank change year-on-year +50 -18 -17
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 46 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.028% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.063% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 35
UK median daily rate £588 £641 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.38% +6.88% -7.69%
10th Percentile £526 £409 £525
90th Percentile £673 £705 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £675 £620
% change year-on-year -37.04% +8.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OpenLink is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41631 49036 50427
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.78% 44.56% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25442 30053 29085
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £245 £219
90th Percentile £600 £582 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1420 1620 2175
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £44.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.45 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.88% +2.65% +3.03%

OpenLink
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenLink in the UK

OpenLink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenLink in the UK

OpenLink
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenLink over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenLink in the UK

OpenLink
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenLink in the UK

OpenLink
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenLink within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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 +72 43 £588 -8.38% 4
London +27 40 £600 -5.88% 4
UK excluding London +69 6 £425 -37.04%
East of England - 3 £425 -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink.

1 42 (91.30%) Endur
2 19 (41.30%) .NET
3 15 (32.61%) ETRM
4 14 (30.43%) Finance
5 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (26.09%) Front Office
6 12 (26.09%) Back Office
6 12 (26.09%) C#
7 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
8 9 (19.57%) Java
9 8 (17.39%) OO
9 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (17.39%) BDD
10 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
10 7 (15.22%) Workflow
11 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
11 6 (13.04%) OOD
11 6 (13.04%) XML
11 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
11 6 (13.04%) Refactoring
11 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
11 6 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (10.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (10.87%) Derivative
13 4 (8.70%) Banking
13 4 (8.70%) Equities
13 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
13 4 (8.70%) Release Management
13 4 (8.70%) SDLC

OpenLink
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:

Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 42 (91.30%) Endur
2 3 (6.52%) OpenLink RightAngle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) MSTest
2 2 (4.35%) NSubstitute
2 2 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Back Office
2 12 (26.09%) Front Office
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Developer
2 23 (50.00%) OpenLink Developer
3 15 (32.61%) Endur Developer
4 12 (26.09%) Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) Business Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) C# Developer
5 10 (21.74%) OpenLink Analyst
6 8 (17.39%) OpenLink Business Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Endur Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Endur Business Analyst
8 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
8 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Architect
10 3 (6.52%) Consultant
10 3 (6.52%) Endur Architect
10 3 (6.52%) OpenLink Architect
10 3 (6.52%) OpenLink Consultant
11 2 (4.35%) C# Developer - Commodities
11 2 (4.35%) ETRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.35%) Ajax
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) AWT
4 1 (2.17%) WCF
4 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (10.87%) Derivative
2 5 (10.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (8.70%) Equities
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ETRM
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
4 8 (17.39%) BDD
4 8 (17.39%) OO
5 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
5 7 (15.22%) Workflow
6 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.04%) OOD
6 6 (13.04%) Refactoring
6 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.70%) Analytics
7 4 (8.70%) Release Management
7 4 (8.70%) SDLC
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Scrum
8 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.35%) MVC
9 2 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) C#
2 9 (19.57%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.52%) C
5 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.17%) PMP
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Triple Point
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle