Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Retek products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retek over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Retek, Inc.

Retek
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 882 870
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12 +6
Contract jobs citing Retek 23 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.009% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.052% 0.019% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 12
UK median daily rate £500 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +25.71%
10th Percentile £313 £365 £501
90th Percentile £588 £688 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £675 £525
% change year-on-year -29.63% +28.57% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Retek is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43948 47741 49215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.35% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27314 29152 29013
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1468 1711 2098
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.30 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Retek
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Retek in the UK

Retek
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retek in the UK

Retek
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retek over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retek in the UK

Retek
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retek in the UK

Retek
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retek within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +30 23 £500 -16.67% 1
London -5 15 £563 -4.26%
UK excluding London +39 8 £475 -29.63% 1
South East +5 4 - -
Midlands +28 3 £475 +8.57%
East Midlands - 3 £475 -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retek 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 Retek.

1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (86.96%) Retail
3 14 (60.87%) Oracle Retail
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 8 (34.78%) Unix
5 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) CRM
7 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
7 5 (21.74%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 5 (21.74%) Logistics
7 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
8 4 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) Economics
8 4 (17.39%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
8 4 (17.39%) ATG
8 4 (17.39%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
8 4 (17.39%) UML
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Financials

Retek
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (17.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) ProC
General
1 20 (86.96%) Retail
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Principal Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Business Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Principal Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Oracle Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Oracle Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.70%) VBA Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) AIX
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Logistics
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) ArchiMate
4 4 (17.39%) BPMN
4 4 (17.39%) Economics
4 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) MODAF
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) RUP
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
4 4 (17.39%) UML
4 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
4 4 (17.39%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) ATG
2 4 (17.39%) Hyperion
2 4 (17.39%) JDA
2 4 (17.39%) PeopleSoft