The first table below looks at the demand for VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Data VisionPLUS
Rank 214 204 219
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing VisionPLUS 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £1,200 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.91% +140.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £460
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -18.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
492 572 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.43% 9.06% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 405 368
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+316.66% -76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.60 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £30.75 £56.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
VisionPLUS
London

VisionPLUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VisionPLUS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VisionPLUS
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 VisionPLUS across the City of London region.

VisionPLUS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VisionPLUS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP