The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Hitwise products and/or services 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 Hitwise over the 3 months to 1 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Experian Hitwise.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hitwise
Rank 197 - 226
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hitwise 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% - 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.037% - 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2677 3337 3321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.04% 46.22% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 2325 2266
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 88 90
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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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 Hitwise across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Hitwise 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 Hitwise across the City of London region.

Hitwise Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Hitwise 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 Hitwise.

1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Omniture
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Hitwise 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 Hitwise. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SiteCatalyst
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Omniture