Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ResourceLink skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ResourceLink over the 6 months to 21 September 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.

NGA ResourceLink
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 875 833 874
Rank change year-on-year -42 +41 +5
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 13 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.026% 0.025%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 18
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.78% -28.00%
10th Percentile £226 £292 £128
90th Percentile £406 £478 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £400 £225
% change year-on-year -13.75% +77.78% -38.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
UK median hourly rate - £24.66 £62.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.23% +187.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.06 £62.00
% change year-on-year - -74.10% -

ResourceLink is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,447 7,992 8,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.28% 8.09% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,754 4,694 5,207
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £295
90th Percentile £660 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £437 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.76% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 108 99
UK median hourly rate £24.75 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.46 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £63.13 £57.50 £72.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% -23.08% +44.44%

ResourceLink
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ResourceLink in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ResourceLink in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ResourceLink over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ResourceLink in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ResourceLink in the UK

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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 ResourceLink within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 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 -53 10 £350 -12.50% 13
UK excluding London -23 7 £345 -13.75% 10
London -17 6 £350 -12.50% 3
Scotland - 3 £303 -
Midlands -14 2 £475 +18.75%
West Midlands -21 2 £475 +18.75%
East of England -7 1 - - 2
South East -14 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Northgate
2 4 (30.77%) NGA Human Resources
3 3 (23.08%) Data Extraction
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) SMS
3 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) GDPR
4 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Automotive
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Kronos
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Learning Management System
5 1 (7.69%) SaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) NHS
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos

ResourceLink
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (15.38%) Automotive
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Business Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) HR Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) HR Manager
1 3 (23.08%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) HR Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Learning Management System
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Data Extraction
3 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) NGA Human Resources
1 4 (30.77%) Northgate
2 2 (15.38%) Kronos
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) SAP