The first table below looks at the demand for BASE24 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ACI BASE24
Rank 542 540 528
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing BASE24 11 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.013% 0.057%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.25% 0.15% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £1,000 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +154.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £1,000 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £1,000 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £1,000 £355
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +181.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4397 4086 4631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.18% 8.82% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2328 2201 2352
Average daily rate £426 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 74 52
Average hourly rate £31.50 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £56.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
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BASE24
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

BASE24 Jobs Demand Trend in England

BASE24
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BASE24 across the England region.

BASE24 Daily Rate Trend in England

BASE24
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BASE24 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

BASE24 Daily Rate Histogram in England

BASE24
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 across the England region.

BASE24 Hourly Rate Trend in England

BASE24
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BASE24 within the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 10 £500 -
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
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BASE24
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BASE24 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 BASE24.

1 15 (51.72%) Tandem
2 10 (34.48%) ATM
2 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
3 8 (27.59%) Project Management
4 7 (24.14%) HP
4 7 (24.14%) Finance
5 6 (20.69%) EMV
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) SAS
6 5 (17.24%) APACS
6 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) System Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Base SAS
6 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.79%) UNIX
7 4 (13.79%) IBM
7 4 (13.79%) EFT
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.34%) NonStop SQL
8 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (6.90%) COBOL
9 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.90%) ISO 8583
9 2 (6.90%) Retail
10 1 (3.45%) SQL
10 1 (3.45%) DB2
10 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.45%) SLA

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BASE24 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 BASE24. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Base SAS
2 3 (10.34%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Tester
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Tandem
2 6 (20.69%) EMV
3 5 (17.24%) APACS
4 4 (13.79%) EFT
5 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.45%) Replication
6 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) System Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) COBOL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) HP
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Sun
3 1 (3.45%) TSYS
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