Period
to 14 December 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ReadSoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ReadSoft over the 6 months to 14 December 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 ReadSoft.

ReadSoft
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 779 906 -
Rank change year-on-year +127 - +895
Contract jobs citing ReadSoft 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.004% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
UK median daily rate £1,000 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +135.29% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £1,000 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ReadSoft 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 34,532 44,447 43,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.64% 42.36% 42.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,541 27,644 27,371
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £225 £256 £234
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,462 1,629 1,404
UK median hourly rate £19.22 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.75 £10.68
90th Percentile £52.25 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £16.75
% change year-on-year +7.46% - +1.52%

ReadSoft
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ReadSoft in the UK

ReadSoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ReadSoft in the UK

ReadSoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ReadSoft over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ReadSoft in the UK

ReadSoft
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ReadSoft within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 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 +133 4 £1,000 -
UK excluding London +93 3 £1,000 -
London +89 1 £1,000 -
Midlands - 1 £1,000 -
North West - 1 £1,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £1,000 -
North of England - 1 £1,000 -
East of England - 1 £126 -

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ReadSoft 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 ReadSoft.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) RTP
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (75.00%) OCR
2 3 (75.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (75.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Accounts Payable
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

ReadSoft
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 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) RTP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Master Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) OCR
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Accounts Payable
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP