The table below looks at the statistics for NCover 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 NCover 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
NCover
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing NCover 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £463 - -
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
765 745 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.69% 11.20% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 554 553
Average daily rate £428 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £36.86 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

NCover
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

NCover Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NCover
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 NCover across the City of London region.

NCover Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

NCover
Top 26 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 NCover 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 NCover.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms

NCover
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 NCover 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 NCover. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft