The table below looks at the statistics for BASE24 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ACI BASE24
Rank 616 623 595
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Contract jobs citing BASE24 7 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.019% 0.038%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.17% 0.24% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 16
Median daily rate - £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £375
% change year-on-year
- +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
BASE24
UK

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

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4086 4189 4866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.31% 7.94% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2517 2440 2821
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 67 72
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £30.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £50.80 £54.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+105.71% -44.88%

BASE24
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing BASE24 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BASE24 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 6 - -
South West - 1 - -
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BASE24
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for BASE24.

1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Tandem
3 8 (42.11%) EMV
4 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) ATM
5 6 (31.58%) Unix
5 6 (31.58%) IBM
5 6 (31.58%) J2EE
5 6 (31.58%) COBOL
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
5 6 (31.58%) Supplier Management
5 6 (31.58%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (31.58%) Coaching
6 5 (26.32%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) SLA
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco
8 3 (15.79%) Control-M
8 3 (15.79%) Remedy
8 3 (15.79%) BMC
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) Service Management
8 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
8 3 (15.79%) CCTV
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) VMware

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Support
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Tandem
2 8 (42.11%) EMV
3 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
4 6 (31.58%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.79%) CCTV
5 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
5 3 (15.79%) Hedge funds
6 2 (10.53%) APACS
6 2 (10.53%) EFT
6 2 (10.53%) EFTPOS
6 2 (10.53%) EPoS
6 2 (10.53%) Smartcard
7 1 (5.26%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (5.26%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Coaching
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
1 6 (31.58%) Supplier Management
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) COBOL
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) BMC
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Remedy
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Alias
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Unisys
4 2 (10.53%) VeriFone
4 2 (10.53%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (5.26%) Elavon
5 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
5 1 (5.26%) Ingenico
5 1 (5.26%) Sage
5 1 (5.26%) Toshiba
5 1 (5.26%) TSYS
5 1 (5.26%) VocaLink
5 1 (5.26%) WorldPay