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 17 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 551 553 519
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -34
Contract jobs citing CIPD 29 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.045% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £540 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £215
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +33.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.50
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
9759 10051 8023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.28% 19.56% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5581 5743 4289
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £531 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 504 464
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 9 £550 +9.45% 2
South West +7 5 £300 +4.34%
South East -18 5 - - 2
North West - 5 £300 -
West Midlands - 2 £262 - 2
Yorkshire -17 1 £400 -
CIPD
UK

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (23.53%) Project Management
1 12 (23.53%) Coaching
2 11 (21.57%) Line Management
3 10 (19.61%) SAP
4 9 (17.65%) Finance
4 9 (17.65%) Performance Management
5 8 (15.69%) Business Objects
6 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (9.80%) ResourceLink
7 5 (9.80%) SAP HR
7 5 (9.80%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
7 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
8 4 (7.84%) Change Management
8 4 (7.84%) Law
8 4 (7.84%) Retail
8 4 (7.84%) Ariba
8 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.84%) People Management
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.88%) Degree
9 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
9 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
10 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.92%) SEO
10 2 (3.92%) E-Learning

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Drupal
3 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) SAP HR
1 5 (9.80%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) WebEx
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
2 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Law
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 3 (5.88%) Trainer
2 3 (5.88%) Change Manager
2 3 (5.88%) Support Manager
3 2 (3.92%) Systems Manager
3 2 (3.92%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (3.92%) SAP Trainer
3 2 (3.92%) Developer
3 2 (3.92%) Consultant
3 2 (3.92%) Business Manager
3 2 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (1.96%) Development Consultant
4 1 (1.96%) Senior Change Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Payroll Manager
4 1 (1.96%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Coordinator
4 1 (1.96%) Development Specialist
4 1 (1.96%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
1 2 (3.92%) CSS
1 2 (3.92%) XHTML
1 2 (3.92%) jQuery
1 2 (3.92%) HTML5
1 2 (3.92%) CSS3
1 2 (3.92%) Sass
1 2 (3.92%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) E-Learning
2 2 (3.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Project Management
1 12 (23.53%) Coaching
2 11 (21.57%) Line Management
3 9 (17.65%) Performance Management
4 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.84%) People Management
4 4 (7.84%) Change Management
5 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.92%) Data Management
6 2 (3.92%) OO
6 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.92%) SEO
7 1 (1.96%) Workflow
7 1 (1.96%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) APMG
2 1 (1.96%) MCT
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) SAP
2 8 (15.69%) Business Objects
3 4 (7.84%) Ariba
4 1 (1.96%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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