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 3 months to 28 March 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.

NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 625 625
Rank change year-on-year +23 0  
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 6 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.026% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.16% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 15
Median daily rate £375 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £440 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.83

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

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3837 4298 4712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.51% 8.02% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 2589 2634
Median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 40
Median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.34% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.58% +57.14%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ResourceLink as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 5 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 6 £375 +25.00% 4
Manchester - 3 £375 -
North West - 3 £375 -
London +22 2 £413 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 - 3

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) NGA Human Resources
2 3 (23.08%) Northgate
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workday
4 1 (7.69%) SaaS
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Local Government
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
4 1 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) SQL

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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%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) HR Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) HR Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Lead
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Development Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Payroll Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Workday Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) NGA Human Resources
1 3 (23.08%) Northgate
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Workday
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