The table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing APACS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.064% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£493 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £496 - £275
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
424 373 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.02% 22.80% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 177 139
Average daily rate £345 £325 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £199 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £7.66 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £55.84 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing APACS across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

APACS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

APACS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing APACS across the East Midlands region.

APACS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

APACS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing APACS 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 APACS.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (100.00%) NFC
1 1 (100.00%) Android

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing APACS 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 APACS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NFC
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583