Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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 OpenLink Software, Inc.

OpenLink
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 799 812 817
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 56 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.042% 0.046%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.094% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 40
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% -8.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £465 £511 £496
90th Percentile £725 £658 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 £350
% change year-on-year -18.18% +57.14% -39.13%
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 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 42,170 43,743 46,490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.08% 45.14% 42.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,644 26,778 27,453
UK median daily rate £437 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.82% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,370 1,659 1,953
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 19 January 2018.

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 6 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 19 January 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 +6 50 £550 -4.35% 6
London -26 44 £550 -4.35% 6
UK excluding London +10 12 £450 -18.18% 1
Scotland - 6 - - 1
East of England -7 5 £463 -15.91%
South West - 1 £200 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 48 (85.71%) Endur
2 27 (48.21%) Finance
3 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (26.79%) Front Office
5 14 (25.00%) .NET
6 12 (21.43%) C#
6 12 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 12 (21.43%) Asset Management
6 12 (21.43%) Analytics
7 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
8 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (14.29%) BDD
9 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
11 6 (10.71%) Back Office
11 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
12 5 (8.93%) OO
12 5 (8.93%) Windows
12 5 (8.93%) BCP
12 5 (8.93%) Equities
12 5 (8.93%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
12 5 (8.93%) DevOps
12 5 (8.93%) ETRM
12 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (8.93%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 48 (85.71%) Endur
2 2 (3.57%) Findur
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.79%) MSTest
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Front Office
3 6 (10.71%) Back Office
4 4 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (76.79%) Developer
2 32 (57.14%) OpenLink Developer
3 20 (35.71%) Senior Developer
4 18 (32.14%) Endur Developer
5 10 (17.86%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Endur Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) OpenLink Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Endur Manager
7 4 (7.14%) OpenLink Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) OpenLink Support
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Agile Developer
9 2 (3.57%) C# Developer - Commodities
9 2 (3.57%) JVS Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.57%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.57%) WCF
4 2 (3.57%) WPF
5 1 (1.79%) Ajax
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Equities
2 5 (8.93%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
1 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Analytics
2 12 (21.43%) Asset Management
2 12 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (14.29%) BDD
5 7 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.93%) BCP
7 5 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.93%) DevOps
7 5 (8.93%) ETRM
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (8.93%) OO
7 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.93%) SDLC
8 4 (7.14%) Workflow
9 3 (5.36%) Change Management
9 3 (5.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) C#
2 2 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
1 1 (1.79%) MCDBA
1 1 (1.79%) MCSA
1 1 (1.79%) MCSE
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) JD Edwards