The table below looks at the statistics for CIPD in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIPD over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 605 566 572
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +6
Contract jobs citing CIPD 22 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.063% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 13
Average daily rate £195 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £201 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £610 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CIPD
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10752 9886 9780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.98% 19.50% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6844 5661 5655
Average daily rate £405 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 481 495
Average hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

CIPD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CIPD Daily Rate Trend in England

CIPD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIPD across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

CIPD Daily Rate Histogram in England

CIPD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CIPD Hourly Rate Trend in England

CIPD
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 CIPD within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East -18 10 £190 - 1
East of England +1 4 £325 +20.37% 1
North West -7 3 - -
London -8 2 £413 -34.00% 3
East Midlands - 2 £119 -
West Midlands -7 1 - - 2
CIPD
UK

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CIPD 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 CIPD.

1 19 (30.16%) Telecoms
2 16 (25.40%) Coaching
3 15 (23.81%) HTML5
3 15 (23.81%) Finance
3 15 (23.81%) HTML
3 15 (23.81%) Adobe
4 12 (19.05%) Adobe Captivate
5 10 (15.87%) Performance Management
6 9 (14.29%) e-Learning
7 8 (12.70%) People Management
7 8 (12.70%) Project Management
7 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.52%) Degree
8 6 (9.52%) Law
9 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.94%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.94%) Banking
10 4 (6.35%) Retail
10 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
10 4 (6.35%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (6.35%) MBA
10 4 (6.35%) MS Office
10 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
10 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.35%) WebEx
10 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (6.35%) Line Management
10 4 (6.35%) Investment Management
11 3 (4.76%) Business Transformation
11 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CIPD 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 CIPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) CMS
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Adobe Captivate
2 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) WebEx
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
General
1 19 (30.16%) Telecoms
2 15 (23.81%) Finance
3 6 (9.52%) Law
4 5 (7.94%) Banking
5 4 (6.35%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (6.35%) Retail
5 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.76%) Legal
7 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Designer
2 9 (14.29%) Consultant
2 9 (14.29%) HR Consultant
3 6 (9.52%) Trainer
4 5 (7.94%) IT Trainer
5 4 (6.35%) e-Learning Designer
6 3 (4.76%) Training Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Capability Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Development Specialist
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Development Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Instructional Designer
8 1 (1.59%) IT Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) IT Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Lead Project Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Process Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Project Leader
8 1 (1.59%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) HTML
1 15 (23.81%) HTML5
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) e-Learning
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Coaching
2 10 (15.87%) Performance Management
3 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (12.70%) People Management
3 8 (12.70%) Project Management
4 5 (7.94%) Risk Management
4 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.35%) Investment Management
5 4 (6.35%) Line Management
6 3 (4.76%) Business Transformation
6 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.76%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.17%) Data Management
7 2 (3.17%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Migration
8 1 (1.59%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.59%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (1.59%) Process Improvement
8 1 (1.59%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) MBA
3 3 (4.76%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (3.17%) MAPM
5 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Adobe
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Motorola
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
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