The table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
UK / England
Rank - 601 573
Contract jobs citing APACS 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.020% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £414 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13280 15352 14813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 33.01% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8555 9861 9418
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 653 609
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +25.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing APACS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

APACS Jobs Demand Trend in England

APACS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

APACS Daily Rate Trend in England

APACS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

APACS Hourly Rate Trend in England