The table below looks at the statistics for MBCS 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 MBCS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
Rank - 216 223
Contract jobs citing MBCS 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.041% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.27% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £26.49 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.69%
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 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
897 1095 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.42% 15.11% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 765 704
Average daily rate £448 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £48.00 £38.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

MBCS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MBCS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MBCS
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 MBCS across the City of London region.

MBCS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MBCS
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 MBCS across the City of London region.

MBCS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London