Period
to 17 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of OpenText products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenText over the 6 months to 17 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Open Text Corporation.

OpenText
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 - 200
Rank change year-on-year - +200 -20
Contract jobs citing OpenText 13 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% - 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% - 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
West Midlands median daily rate £575 - £350
England median daily rate £475 £450 £423
% change year-on-year +5.56% +6.51% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £35.00

OpenText 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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,182 1,873 2,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.79% 43.13% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,283 1,095 1,438
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £239 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 87 84
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £16.99 £13.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.71% +21.92% -15.80%
10th Percentile £10.33 £10.40 £10.08
90th Percentile £29.73 £42.90 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

OpenText
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing OpenText as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for OpenText in the West Midlands

OpenText
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenText in the West Midlands

OpenText
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenText within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Shropshire - 11 £575 - 1
OpenText
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OpenText 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OpenText.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (92.31%) SOA
3 11 (84.62%) XML
3 11 (84.62%) Commercial Awareness
4 9 (69.23%) UML
5 8 (61.54%) Microservices
6 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
6 7 (53.85%) WSO2
7 5 (38.46%) Scrum
7 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (30.77%) Validation
8 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
8 4 (30.77%) SQL
9 3 (23.08%) Java
10 2 (15.38%) webMethods
10 2 (15.38%) JMS
10 2 (15.38%) Documentum
10 2 (15.38%) HTTP
10 2 (15.38%) XML Schema
10 2 (15.38%) RESTful
10 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (15.38%) BDD
10 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (7.69%) Puppet
11 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
11 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements

OpenText
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (15.38%) Documentum
2 1 (7.69%) Captiva
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 11 (84.62%) Technical Analyst
3 10 (76.92%) Business Analyst
4 9 (69.23%) Technical Business Analyst
5 8 (61.54%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (53.85%) Messaging Analyst
6 7 (53.85%) Service Analyst
6 7 (53.85%) Technical Services Analyst
6 7 (53.85%) XML Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Documentum Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Documentum Business Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) JMS
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) XML Schema
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (92.31%) SOA
3 11 (84.62%) Commercial Awareness
4 9 (69.23%) UML
5 8 (61.54%) Microservices
6 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
7 5 (38.46%) Scrum
8 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
8 4 (30.77%) Validation
9 2 (15.38%) BDD
9 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (7.69%) Coaching
10 1 (7.69%) DevOps
10 1 (7.69%) Line Management
10 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) WSO2
2 2 (15.38%) webMethods
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Pega