The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Croydon region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank - 28 18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 0.71% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.78% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £245 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-41.25% +142.42%
Technical Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
228 128 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 94.21% 91.43% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 86 67
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.78 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +11.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Croydon region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Croydon region.

Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Croydon