The table below looks at the statistics for ACF2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA ACF2
Rank 163 - 199
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ACF2 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% - 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% - 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £575 £600
% change year-on-year
-11.30% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ACF2
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
363 530 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.73% 9.73% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 393 347
Median daily rate £450 £395 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 29
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +8.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

ACF2
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ACF2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

ACF2 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ACF2
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ACF2 across the City of London region.

ACF2 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ACF2
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ACF2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ACF2.

1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) zSecure
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CA