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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 637 626
Rank change year-on-year +58 -11  
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 25 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.029% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.065% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 16
Median daily rate £575 £638 £610
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.80% +4.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £675 £738
% change year-on-year - -8.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 20357 24677 25667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.92% 44.16% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12499 15143 14590
Median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +0.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 696 809 1111
Median hourly rate £17.64 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.18% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

OpenLink
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OpenLink as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 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 8 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 24 £575 -9.80% 9
London +37 23 £575 -4.16% 7
City of London +13 6 £575 +2.67% 3
East of England - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 51 (89.47%) Endur
2 22 (38.60%) .NET
3 19 (33.33%) Java
4 16 (28.07%) Back Office
5 13 (22.81%) Unit Testing
6 12 (21.05%) ETRM
7 11 (19.30%) Front Office
7 11 (19.30%) OO
7 11 (19.30%) Data Modelling
8 10 (17.54%) Workflow
8 10 (17.54%) Finance
9 9 (15.79%) C#
10 8 (14.04%) OOD
10 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (12.28%) Refactoring
12 6 (10.53%) Banking
12 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.53%) XML
12 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (10.53%) BDD
13 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
14 3 (5.26%) C
14 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
14 3 (5.26%) PMI
14 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
14 3 (5.26%) Migration
15 2 (3.51%) SDLC
15 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 51 (89.47%) Endur
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Findur
2 1 (1.75%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (28.07%) Back Office
2 11 (19.30%) Front Office
3 10 (17.54%) Finance
4 6 (10.53%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
1 31 (54.39%) OpenLink Developer
2 20 (35.09%) Endur Developer
3 15 (26.32%) Analyst
4 14 (24.56%) OpenLink Analyst
5 11 (19.30%) Business Analyst
5 11 (19.30%) Endur Analyst
6 10 (17.54%) Endur Business Analyst
6 10 (17.54%) OpenLink Business Analyst
7 8 (14.04%) C# Developer
8 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
10 3 (5.26%) Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Consultant
10 3 (5.26%) Energy Trading Business Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) ETRM Developer
10 3 (5.26%) OpenLink Consultant
11 2 (3.51%) Commodities Business Analyst
11 2 (3.51%) Front Office Business Analyst
11 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) PMI
2 2 (3.51%) Derivative
2 2 (3.51%) Equities
2 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Unit Testing
2 12 (21.05%) ETRM
3 11 (19.30%) Data Modelling
3 11 (19.30%) OO
4 10 (17.54%) Workflow
5 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.04%) OOD
6 7 (12.28%) Refactoring
7 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.53%) BDD
7 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.26%) Migration
10 2 (3.51%) Analytics
10 2 (3.51%) CRM
10 2 (3.51%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (3.51%) Project Management
10 2 (3.51%) Release Management
10 2 (3.51%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (5.26%) C
4 2 (3.51%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) SAP
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago