Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of QAD products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QAD over the 6 months to 20 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 QAD, Inc.

QAD
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 878 879
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 +18
Contract jobs citing QAD 9 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.021% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
UK median daily rate £319 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.93% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £306 £350 £293
90th Percentile £334 £350 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

QAD 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 43596 47131 49574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.63% 45.31% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27081 28807 29231
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £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 1688 2113
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.24 £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%

QAD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for QAD in the UK

QAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QAD in the UK

QAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QAD in the UK

QAD
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QAD within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +32 8 £313 - 4
UK excluding London +40 6 £313 - 4
Midlands +23 4 £313 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £313 -
London - 2 - -
West Midlands +24 1 - - 2
East of England -17 1 - -
North of England - 1 - - 2
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QAD 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 QAD.

1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 6 (66.67%) Progress
2 5 (55.56%) EDI
2 5 (55.56%) Progress 4GL
2 5 (55.56%) EDIFACT
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) Automotive
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) RPG
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) STL
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) FTP
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 1 (11.11%) Legal

QAD
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 (11.11%) Doxygen
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NetSuite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) GCC
1 1 (11.11%) GDB
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Czech Language
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Polish Language
2 1 (11.11%) Slovak Language
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) EDI Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) EDI Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Support
4 1 (11.11%) Operational Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) EDI
1 5 (55.56%) EDIFACT
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (11.11%) STL
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Physics
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Ticket Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Progress 4GL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) AWK
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) RPG
3 1 (11.11%) sed
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Progress
2 1 (11.11%) SAP