Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Orchard products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Orchard over the 6 months to 21 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 Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

Orchard
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 872 860 877
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17 -52
Contract jobs citing Orchard 5 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.011% 0.044% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 9
UK median daily rate £274 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -7.69% +44.44%
10th Percentile £172 £207 £255
90th Percentile £383 £343 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £274 £300 £363
% change year-on-year -8.75% -17.24% +61.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Orchard 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 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £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 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Orchard
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Orchard in the UK

Orchard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Orchard in the UK

Orchard
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Orchard over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Orchard in the UK

Orchard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Orchard in the UK

Orchard
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Orchard within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
UK excluding London +8 5 £274 -8.75%
England +3 5 £274 -8.75%
North of England +50 2 £388 +19.23%
East of England - 2 £160 -
North West +20 1 - -
South East -5 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £388 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Orchard 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 Orchard.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Aareon QL
3 1 (20.00%) Aareon
3 1 (20.00%) OPENHousing
3 1 (20.00%) Kypera Housing
3 1 (20.00%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (20.00%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) Castleton
3 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (20.00%) Anite
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis

Orchard
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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (20.00%) Aareon QL
2 1 (20.00%) Academy Housing
2 1 (20.00%) Kypera Housing
2 1 (20.00%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (20.00%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (20.00%) OPENHousing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Aareon
2 1 (20.00%) Anite
2 1 (20.00%) Capita
2 1 (20.00%) Castleton
2 1 (20.00%) Civica
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Northgate