Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 824 868
Rank change year-on-year -14 +44 -28
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 32 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.020% 0.021%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.48% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 15
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +36.36% -20.86%
10th Percentile £322 £318 £128
90th Percentile £480 £578 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £225
% change year-on-year +16.00% +66.67% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £24.66 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.92% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £16.06 -
% change year-on-year +21.42% - -

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 6,648 7,355 8,302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.66% 8.08% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,875 4,236 4,931
UK median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £437 £420
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.99% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 108 98
UK median hourly rate £27.75 £33.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.54% +20.91% +22.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £14.63 £11.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £58.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.96 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -36.36% +20.00% +27.78%

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

ResourceLink
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ResourceLink over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ResourceLink in the UK

ResourceLink
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 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 20 June 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 -29 29 £363 -3.33% 7
London -33 19 £350 -12.50% 4
UK excluding London -17 14 £435 +16.00% 3
East of England +16 7 £410 -
Scotland - 3 £303 -
Midlands -5 2 £538 -2.27% 1
West Midlands -13 2 £538 -2.27% 1
South East -19 2 £435 -

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 13 (40.63%) SQL
1 13 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
1 13 (40.63%) Northgate
2 12 (37.50%) SMS
3 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
4 10 (31.25%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (31.25%) Data Extraction
5 6 (18.75%) NGA Human Resources
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Cognos
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) SAP
8 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Finance
8 3 (9.38%) Change Management
8 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.38%) Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (6.25%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (6.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.25%) Information Governance
9 2 (6.25%) GDPR
9 2 (6.25%) Business Change Management
9 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis

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 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.25%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (6.25%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) Business Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) HR Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) HR Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) HR Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) HR Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) JSON
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (31.25%) Data Extraction
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Business Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Information Governance
5 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.13%) B2C
6 1 (3.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) GDPR
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Northgate
2 6 (18.75%) NGA Human Resources
3 4 (12.50%) Cognos
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.13%) Kronos
5 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.13%) Progress