The table below looks at the statistics for VisionPLUS skills 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 VisionPLUS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Data VisionPLUS
Rank 89 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing VisionPLUS 1 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.066% 1.06% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.89% 13.93% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 2
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£470 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £458 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +40.76%
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
112 122 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.45% 7.57% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 71 44
Average daily rate £375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £520 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.96 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.20% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

VisionPLUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VisionPLUS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VisionPLUS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VisionPLUS across the East Midlands region.

VisionPLUS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) TSYS
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) RequisitePro
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) TestPartner
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SysML
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) RequisitePro
1 1 (33.33%) TestPartner
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SysML
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) TSYS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM