The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VocaLink products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 29 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VocaLink Limited.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VocaLink
Rank 143 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VocaLink 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.095% - 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£470 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 - £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 - £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 - £425
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1409 1104 1476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.53% 46.37% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 492 674
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £490 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 113 134
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

VocaLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VocaLink Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VocaLink
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VocaLink Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VocaLink
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VocaLink within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Bedfordshire - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VocaLink 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 VocaLink.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) BEA
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VocaLink 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 VocaLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) BEA
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata