The table below looks at the statistics for CIPD 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 CIPD over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 193 201 215
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing CIPD 5 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.017% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.11% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Average daily rate
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£344 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £475 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £270 £310
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -
CIPD
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
805 897 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.98% 15.43% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 626 763
Average daily rate £428 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.12 £31.67 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CIPD
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 CIPD across the City of London region.

CIPD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CIPD
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIPD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

CIPD Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CIPD
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CIPD across the City of London region.

CIPD Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CIPD
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CIPD 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 CIPD.

1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CIPD 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 CIPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Trainer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Development Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) IT Trainer
1 1 (20.00%) Development Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree