Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of OpenText products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenText over the 6 months to 24 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 the Open Text Corporation.

OpenText
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 795 717
Rank change year-on-year +32 -78 -1
Contract jobs citing OpenText 133 91 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.087% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.19% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 63 85
UK median daily rate £450 £412 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.36% -2.60% -0.59%
10th Percentile £330 £266 £300
90th Percentile £575 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
UK median hourly rate £59.00 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.57% +105.88% -66.00%
10th Percentile £52.68 £32.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £64.33 £37.50 £22.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +68.57% - -

OpenText 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 43927 47590 49581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.32% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27311 29060 29226
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £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 1460 1714 2108
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 £10.58 £10.24 £10.21
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

OpenText
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenText in the UK

OpenText
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenText in the UK

OpenText
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenText over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenText in the UK

OpenText
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenText in the UK

OpenText
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenText over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OpenText in the UK

OpenText
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 OpenText within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 +48 128 £450 - 10
UK excluding London +75 76 £450 +50.00% 6
London -11 52 £450 -7.22% 4
South East +41 40 £394 -1.56% 2
North of England - 16 £475 - 3
Midlands +35 11 £525 +42.37% 1
North East - 9 £475 -
East Midlands +5 7 £525 -
North West - 7 £600 - 2
West Midlands +18 4 - - 1
South West -2 4 £450 +69.81%
Scotland -7 3 - -
East of England -5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenText 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 OpenText.

1 46 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.07%) IBM
3 34 (25.56%) Asset Management
4 33 (24.81%) Java
5 31 (23.31%) Finance
5 31 (23.31%) SAP
6 29 (21.80%) Documentum
7 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
8 24 (18.05%) Content Management
9 23 (17.29%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (17.29%) Maximo
10 22 (16.54%) Document Management
10 22 (16.54%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 21 (15.79%) Migration
12 20 (15.04%) Management Information System
12 20 (15.04%) SOA
13 18 (13.53%) SQL
13 18 (13.53%) Oracle
14 17 (12.78%) CMS
14 17 (12.78%) Data Migration
14 17 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (12.78%) hybris
15 16 (12.03%) Manual Testing
15 16 (12.03%) Information Management
15 16 (12.03%) Business Process Modelling
16 15 (11.28%) Product Management
16 15 (11.28%) ETL
16 15 (11.28%) Ariba
17 14 (10.53%) Data Modelling
17 14 (10.53%) CRM

OpenText
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 29 (21.80%) Documentum
2 17 (12.78%) CMS
3 13 (9.77%) Alfresco
3 13 (9.77%) Drupal
3 13 (9.77%) Liferay
3 13 (9.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.50%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.50%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.50%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.50%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.50%) SAS
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.75%) OnBase
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) InDesign
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (17.29%) Maximo
2 22 (16.54%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 6 (4.51%) OpenText Process Suite
4 4 (3.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (3.01%) SAP CO
4 4 (3.01%) SAP FI
4 4 (3.01%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (3.01%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (2.26%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.50%) PlanetPress Connect
6 2 (1.50%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (1.50%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.75%) Exstream
7 1 (0.75%) Magento
7 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.75%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.75%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.75%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.26%) IaaS
3 3 (2.26%) Office 365
3 3 (2.26%) PaaS
3 3 (2.26%) Serverless
4 2 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.50%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.75%) Intranet
2 1 (0.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.02%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (6.02%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.02%) SAP BW
2 6 (4.51%) EDRMS
3 5 (3.76%) MySQL
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.50%) CloverETL
5 2 (1.50%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.50%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.50%) EDMS
5 2 (1.50%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.50%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.50%) PowerCenter
5 2 (1.50%) QlikView
5 2 (1.50%) Sagent Data Flow
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.77%) JIRA
3 8 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.01%) Subversion
5 3 (2.26%) Maven
5 3 (2.26%) Selenium
5 3 (2.26%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (2.26%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.26%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.50%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.75%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (23.31%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Marketing
3 7 (5.26%) Advertising
3 7 (5.26%) German Language
3 7 (5.26%) Italian Language
3 7 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (2.26%) Law
5 2 (1.50%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (24.06%) Consultant
2 29 (21.80%) Developer
3 28 (21.05%) Analyst
4 18 (13.53%) Business Analyst
5 15 (11.28%) SAP Consultant
6 12 (9.02%) Architect
7 8 (6.02%) Data Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Digital Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Digital Business Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) Asset Management Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) Digital Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Data Migration Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) SAP CO Consultant
11 4 (3.01%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 4 (3.01%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.01%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) HTML
1 9 (6.77%) SOAP
1 9 (6.77%) Web Services
2 7 (5.26%) REST
2 7 (5.26%) XML
3 5 (3.76%) CSS
3 5 (3.76%) JSON
3 5 (3.76%) RESTful
4 4 (3.01%) jQuery
4 4 (3.01%) Spring
5 3 (2.26%) .NET
5 3 (2.26%) Ajax
5 3 (2.26%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.26%) DHTML
5 3 (2.26%) XSD
5 3 (2.26%) XSLT
6 2 (1.50%) Android SDK
6 2 (1.50%) cXML
6 2 (1.50%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.50%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.04%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.76%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.76%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.26%) FMCG
4 3 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.26%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.26%) W3C
5 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.76%) Linux
2 3 (2.26%) Windows
3 2 (1.50%) Android
3 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.75%) Unix
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.56%) Asset Management
3 24 (18.05%) Content Management
4 23 (17.29%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (16.54%) Document Management
6 21 (15.79%) Migration
7 20 (15.04%) SOA
8 17 (12.78%) Data Migration
9 16 (12.03%) Business Process Modelling
9 16 (12.03%) Information Management
9 16 (12.03%) Manual Testing
10 15 (11.28%) ETL
10 15 (11.28%) Product Management
11 14 (10.53%) CRM
11 14 (10.53%) Data Modelling
11 14 (10.53%) Open Source
12 13 (9.77%) User Stories
13 11 (8.27%) Procure-to-Pay
14 9 (6.77%) BDD
14 9 (6.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.81%) Java
2 18 (13.53%) SQL
3 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.26%) Groovy
4 3 (2.26%) Python
4 3 (2.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.50%) Apple Swift
5 2 (1.50%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 2 (1.50%) Ruby
5 2 (1.50%) VBA
6 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (8.27%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.26%) Ansible
2 3 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.26%) Puppet
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (27.07%) IBM
2 31 (23.31%) SAP
3 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
4 18 (13.53%) Oracle
5 17 (12.78%) hybris
6 15 (11.28%) Ariba
7 9 (6.77%) Adobe
8 6 (4.51%) HP
9 5 (3.76%) Cisco
10 3 (2.26%) iManage
10 3 (2.26%) IronPort
10 3 (2.26%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.50%) Apigee
11 2 (1.50%) Informatica
11 2 (1.50%) Lotus
11 2 (1.50%) MuleSoft
11 2 (1.50%) Syncsort
11 2 (1.50%) Talend
11 2 (1.50%) WSO2
11 2 (1.50%) Xerox