Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 793 774 778
Rank change year-on-year -19 +4 -54
Contract jobs citing OpenText 81 107 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.11% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 53 61
UK median daily rate £400 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £193 £313 £300
90th Percentile £563 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £488 £356
% change year-on-year -17.95% +36.84% -16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £59.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £59.00 -

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 42,016 42,190 43,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.16% 41.95% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,984 26,600 26,625
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £240
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,534 1,392 1,650
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.51 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.47 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 23 January 2019.

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
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 23 January 2019. 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 -10 75 £400 -15.74% 16
UK excluding London -32 45 £400 -17.95% 13
London +12 33 £415 -2.35% 6
North of England -7 15 £365 -23.16% 3
Midlands -4 12 £541 +3.10% 3
North West -3 11 £365 -39.17% 1
East Midlands +7 7 £375 -28.57% 1
South East -14 6 £500 +17.65% 3
Scotland +3 5 £350 - 3
West Midlands -29 5 £550 -2.22% 2
South West -44 5 £180 -57.65% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 2
East of England +2 2 £400 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OpenText 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 OpenText.

1 23 (28.40%) Finance
2 20 (24.69%) SAP
2 20 (24.69%) Windows
3 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.28%) Remedy
4 14 (17.28%) Degree
4 14 (17.28%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 13 (16.05%) Document Management
5 13 (16.05%) Documentum
6 11 (13.58%) Ariba
6 11 (13.58%) SAP BW
6 11 (13.58%) Banking
6 11 (13.58%) Content Management
6 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (12.35%) CMS
7 10 (12.35%) IBM
8 9 (11.11%) ITIL
8 9 (11.11%) Java
8 9 (11.11%) Legal
8 9 (11.11%) FileNet
8 9 (11.11%) Workflow
8 9 (11.11%) Alfresco
8 9 (11.11%) Coaching
9 8 (9.88%) iManage
9 8 (9.88%) Software Testing
9 8 (9.88%) ISTQB
9 8 (9.88%) Law
9 8 (9.88%) Oracle
9 8 (9.88%) Linux
9 8 (9.88%) Unix

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 13 (16.05%) Documentum
2 10 (12.35%) CMS
3 9 (11.11%) Alfresco
3 9 (11.11%) FileNet
4 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.94%) LiveLink
6 3 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (3.70%) OnBase
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.23%) Apache
8 1 (1.23%) Appian
8 1 (1.23%) Confluence
8 1 (1.23%) IIS
8 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Camtasia
2 1 (1.23%) EngageOne
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (17.28%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 7 (8.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (8.64%) SAP BPC
2 7 (8.64%) SAP CO
2 7 (8.64%) SAP FI
2 7 (8.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (4.94%) Exstream
3 4 (4.94%) SAP MDG
3 4 (4.94%) SAP MM
3 4 (4.94%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (2.47%) Elite 3E
4 2 (2.47%) SAP HCM
4 2 (2.47%) StreamServe
5 1 (1.23%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (1.23%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (1.23%) SAP FI-FM
5 1 (1.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Veeva
2 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.23%) Slack
2 1 (1.23%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) HTTPS
1 7 (8.64%) Wireless
2 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.70%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SAP BW
2 5 (6.17%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 3 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.47%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.23%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.23%) QlikView
5 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Bugzilla
1 7 (8.64%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (8.64%) Rational Quality Manager
2 2 (2.47%) CA Release Automation
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.23%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.23%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (28.40%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Banking
3 9 (11.11%) Legal
4 8 (9.88%) Law
5 3 (3.70%) Billing
6 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.47%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Analyst
2 13 (16.05%) Consultant
3 12 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 11 (13.58%) SAP Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) SAP CO Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) SAP FI Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) SAP Team Leader
7 5 (6.17%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.94%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.94%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) .NET
2 4 (4.94%) SAPUI5
3 3 (3.70%) XML
4 2 (2.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.23%) CSS
5 1 (1.23%) HTML5
5 1 (1.23%) J2EE
5 1 (1.23%) jQuery
5 1 (1.23%) JSON
5 1 (1.23%) Kafka
5 1 (1.23%) Middleware
5 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.23%) REST
5 1 (1.23%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.23%) Spring
5 1 (1.23%) Spring Batch
5 1 (1.23%) Spring Security
5 1 (1.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.47%) iPhone
3 2 (2.47%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) Unix
3 7 (8.64%) zOS
4 4 (4.94%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.05%) Document Management
3 11 (13.58%) Content Management
4 9 (11.11%) Coaching
4 9 (11.11%) ITIL
4 9 (11.11%) Workflow
5 8 (9.88%) Software Testing
6 7 (8.64%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (8.64%) Scrum
6 7 (8.64%) Test Management
7 6 (7.41%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Content Management
7 6 (7.41%) SDLC
8 5 (6.17%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (6.17%) DevOps
8 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.94%) Test Strategy
9 4 (4.94%) Use Case
9 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) Java
2 7 (8.64%) ActionScript
2 7 (8.64%) ActionScript 2.0
2 7 (8.64%) JCL
2 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
3 6 (7.41%) SQL
4 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.23%) ABAP
6 1 (1.23%) Java 8
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.64%) HNC
3 7 (8.64%) HND
3 7 (8.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (8.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.23%) ACCA
5 1 (1.23%) CIMA
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.23%) ISEB
5 1 (1.23%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Netcool
2 1 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.23%) Grafana
2 1 (1.23%) Graylog
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) SAP
2 14 (17.28%) Remedy
3 11 (13.58%) Ariba
4 10 (12.35%) IBM
5 8 (9.88%) iManage
5 8 (9.88%) Oracle
6 7 (8.64%) Aderant
6 7 (8.64%) BMC
6 7 (8.64%) IBM Sterling
6 7 (8.64%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.41%) DocuSign
8 3 (3.70%) Adobe
8 3 (3.70%) Hyland
9 2 (2.47%) Citrix
9 2 (2.47%) Intapp
9 2 (2.47%) Interwoven
9 2 (2.47%) Ivanti
9 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.47%) Mitel
9 2 (2.47%) Siebel