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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CA ACF2
London / City of London
Rank - 157 -
Contract jobs citing ACF2 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.062% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 - £663
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
288 296 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.87% 9.23% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 224 333
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 27
Median hourly rate £22.34 £12.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.12% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.90 £22.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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