Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 874 867 861
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 +9
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 8 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.031% 0.026%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.12% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 23 17
UK median daily rate £469 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +25.93% +8.87%
10th Percentile £457 £305 £207
90th Percentile £486 £500 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £294
% change year-on-year +15.63% +36.17% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £12.94 £62.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -79.13% +188.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.94 £62.00
% change year-on-year - -79.13% -

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 6,507 8,204 8,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.19% 8.01% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,784 4,921 5,176
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 85 93
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.70 £9.50
90th Percentile £69.30 £60.90 £96.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +9.00% -19.35% +10.71%

ResourceLink
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ResourceLink in the UK

ResourceLink
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 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

ResourceLink
Top 10 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 10 December 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 -52 8 £469 +10.29% 3
UK excluding London -42 7 £463 +15.63% 4
North of England - 4 £463 - 2
North West - 3 £463 - 2
London +3 1 £475 +5.56%
Midlands -13 1 - - 1
East of England -15 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 - - 1
South East -26 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Northgate
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Workday HCM
2 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (25.00%) Workday
2 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Kronos

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Workday HCM
2 1 (12.50%) iTrent
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (12.50%) Power BI
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) HR Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) HR Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Northgate
1 2 (25.00%) Workday
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) Kronos
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) NGA Human Resources
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle