Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 837 854
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 -73
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 36 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.026% 0.026%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.47% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 15
UK median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £306 £205 £210
90th Percentile £500 £441 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £238 £275
% change year-on-year +68.42% -13.64% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £62.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.55% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £62.00 -
% change year-on-year -68.55% - -

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 7,737 8,117 8,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.72% 8.40% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,667 4,922 4,852
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
10th Percentile £309 £306 £278
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 78 139
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.71% +12.32%
10th Percentile £10.65 £7.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.06 £69.07 £68.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £33.71
% change year-on-year -16.00% -25.84% +7.02%

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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 16 January 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 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 16 January 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 -3 33 £413 +26.92% 7
UK excluding London +9 24 £400 +68.42% 5
London -31 12 £413 +6.45% 3
East of England -11 9 £354 +57.22% 1
South East -13 7 £406 +8.33%
Midlands -1 4 £500 +29.03%
West Midlands +4 3 £500 +29.03%
Scotland - 3 £238 -
East Midlands +2 1 £400 +18.52%
South West - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 16 (44.44%) Northgate
2 12 (33.33%) NGA Human Resources
3 10 (27.78%) Cognos
4 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.22%) Finance
5 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 8 (22.22%) Oracle
6 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
7 6 (16.67%) Workday
7 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 6 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (16.67%) SAP
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (13.89%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 5 (13.89%) SMS
8 5 (13.89%) IBM
8 5 (13.89%) Adobe
8 5 (13.89%) Saba
8 5 (13.89%) Cognos Report Studio
8 5 (13.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 4 (11.11%) SaaS
9 4 (11.11%) Kronos
9 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 4 (11.11%) Project Management
10 3 (8.33%) Change Management
10 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.33%) ERP
10 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (8.33%) PL/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:

Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 3 (8.33%) iTrent
3 2 (5.56%) SAP HR
3 2 (5.56%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (2.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 5 (13.89%) Cognos Report Studio
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Cognos Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) HR Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Payroll Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Payroll Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Business Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) EDI
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Change Management
3 3 (8.33%) Data Extraction
3 3 (8.33%) ERP
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) Change Control
4 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) System Testing
4 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Logistics
5 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) CIPD
3 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Northgate
2 12 (33.33%) NGA Human Resources
3 10 (27.78%) Cognos
4 8 (22.22%) Oracle
5 6 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (16.67%) SAP
5 6 (16.67%) Workday
6 5 (13.89%) Adobe
6 5 (13.89%) IBM
6 5 (13.89%) Saba
7 4 (11.11%) Kronos
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft