Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 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 the Open Text Corporation.

OpenText
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 756 814
Rank change year-on-year -35 +58 -80
Contract jobs citing OpenText 87 139 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 62 65
UK median daily rate £448 £450 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.56% +9.36% +2.88%
10th Percentile £238 £330 £269
90th Percentile £563 £598 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £305
% change year-on-year +5.56% +47.54% -18.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £59.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +68.57% +105.88%
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 43,903 44,036 48,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.14% 42.74% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,235 27,335 29,442
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.99% +4.38%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £239
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,679 1,474 1,736
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +5.94% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.53 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.52% - -5.69%

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 15 November 2018.

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 12 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 15 November 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 -38 84 £448 -0.56% 11
UK excluding London -44 55 £475 +5.56% 6
London -5 30 £360 -20.00% 6
North of England -19 21 £375 -21.05% 2
South East -47 15 £475 +20.63%
North West -17 13 £365 -39.17% 1
Midlands -4 11 £541 +3.10% 2
West Midlands -14 11 £541 - 2
Yorkshire - 7 £401 -
South West -20 6 £490 +8.89% 1
Scotland -11 2 - - 1
North East -15 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.44%) Finance
3 20 (22.99%) Documentum
4 19 (21.84%) SAP
5 18 (20.69%) Workflow
6 17 (19.54%) IBM
7 16 (18.39%) Content Management
7 16 (18.39%) Business Analysis
8 15 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (17.24%) Windows
8 15 (17.24%) Scrum
9 13 (14.94%) CMS
9 13 (14.94%) Java
10 11 (12.64%) Degree
10 11 (12.64%) Use Case
10 11 (12.64%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (11.49%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (11.49%) BDD
11 10 (11.49%) Linux
11 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
11 10 (11.49%) Unix
12 9 (10.34%) HTTPS
12 9 (10.34%) BMC
12 9 (10.34%) zOS
12 9 (10.34%) Shell Script
12 9 (10.34%) JCL
12 9 (10.34%) Remedy
12 9 (10.34%) ActionScript
12 9 (10.34%) .NET
12 9 (10.34%) Law

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 20 (22.99%) Documentum
2 13 (14.94%) CMS
3 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.34%) Alfresco
4 9 (10.34%) FileNet
5 8 (9.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (9.20%) LiveLink
6 5 (5.75%) Drupal
6 5 (5.75%) Liferay
6 5 (5.75%) LiveCycle
7 3 (3.45%) OnBase
8 2 (2.30%) Confluence
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.15%) Apache
9 1 (1.15%) Appian
9 1 (1.15%) Captiva
9 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 9 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (9.20%) Exstream
3 4 (4.60%) SAP BPC
3 4 (4.60%) SAP CO
3 4 (4.60%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (3.45%) SAP FI
4 3 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.45%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.30%) Elite 3E
5 2 (2.30%) SAP HCM
5 2 (2.30%) SAP MDG
5 2 (2.30%) StreamServe
6 1 (1.15%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (1.15%) SAP FI-FM
6 1 (1.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.15%) Slack
2 1 (1.15%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.75%) SAP BW
3 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.60%) SQLite
4 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
4 3 (3.45%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.15%) Big Data
5 1 (1.15%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.15%) MySQL
5 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.75%) Subversion
3 4 (4.60%) Ant
3 4 (4.60%) Xcode
4 3 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.15%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.15%) LSMW
6 1 (1.15%) Maven
6 1 (1.15%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.15%) Selenium
6 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Law
3 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 8 (9.20%) Legal
4 6 (6.90%) Billing
5 4 (4.60%) Retail
6 2 (2.30%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.30%) Publishing
7 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (43.68%) Analyst
2 23 (26.44%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Architect
4 8 (9.20%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.90%) CMS Business Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Administrator
7 5 (5.75%) SAP Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Project Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Documentum Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Security Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) .NET
2 7 (8.05%) XML
3 6 (6.90%) CSS
3 6 (6.90%) jQuery
4 5 (5.75%) Java EE
4 5 (5.75%) JSON
4 5 (5.75%) JSR 170
4 5 (5.75%) Spring
5 4 (4.60%) Apache Flex
5 4 (4.60%) Dojo
5 4 (4.60%) Ext JS
5 4 (4.60%) OpenGL
5 4 (4.60%) Sencha Touch
5 4 (4.60%) SOAP
5 4 (4.60%) WebGL
6 3 (3.45%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (2.30%) HTML
7 2 (2.30%) SAPUI5
7 2 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.15%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.60%) NHS
2 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Windows
2 10 (11.49%) Linux
2 10 (11.49%) Unix
3 9 (10.34%) zOS
4 4 (4.60%) Android
4 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.69%) Workflow
3 16 (18.39%) Business Analysis
3 16 (18.39%) Content Management
4 15 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (17.24%) Scrum
5 11 (12.64%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (12.64%) Use Case
6 10 (11.49%) BDD
6 10 (11.49%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (10.34%) Document Management
7 9 (10.34%) User Stories
7 9 (10.34%) Wireframes
8 8 (9.20%) BPMN
9 7 (8.05%) SAP Security
10 6 (6.90%) Change Management
10 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Content Management
10 6 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (6.90%) SOA
10 6 (6.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) Java
2 9 (10.34%) ActionScript
2 9 (10.34%) ActionScript 2.0
2 9 (10.34%) JCL
2 9 (10.34%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.75%) SQL
4 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.30%) ABAP
5 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.15%) Java 8
6 1 (1.15%) PHP
6 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.15%) ACCA
3 1 (1.15%) CIMA
3 1 (1.15%) ISEB
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.15%) Grafana
2 1 (1.15%) Graylog
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) SAP
2 17 (19.54%) IBM
3 9 (10.34%) BMC
3 9 (10.34%) IBM Sterling
3 9 (10.34%) iManage
3 9 (10.34%) Remedy
4 8 (9.20%) Adobe
5 7 (8.05%) Interwoven
5 7 (8.05%) Sitecore
6 5 (5.75%) Aderant
6 5 (5.75%) FatWire
6 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle
6 5 (5.75%) Vignette
6 5 (5.75%) Xerox
7 4 (4.60%) Ariba
7 4 (4.60%) HP
7 4 (4.60%) Sencha
7 4 (4.60%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.45%) Meridio