The table below looks at the statistics for BASE24 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ACI BASE24
Rank 195 - 199
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BASE24 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% - 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.21% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
471 506 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.43% 7.61% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 339 354
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £29.20 £43.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.20% -32.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

BASE24 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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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 BASE24 across the City of London region.

BASE24 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BASE24 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BASE24.

1 5 (83.33%) Tandem
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) APACS
4 2 (33.33%) SAS
4 2 (33.33%) EMV
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Base SAS
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) TSYS
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) NonStop SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BASE24 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BASE24. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Base SAS
2 1 (16.67%) NonStop SQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Tandem
2 2 (33.33%) EMV
2 2 (33.33%) APACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) TSYS