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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 560 554 540
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing CIPD 35 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.061% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 19
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£330 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £263 £310
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -
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
10096 9552 8479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.05% 18.67% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6148 5484 4726
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 397 436
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -11 10 £500 +25.00% 3
South East -10 7 £163 - 1
Yorkshire -24 6 £200 -14.89% 1
South West -5 5 £400 +73.91%
East Midlands -11 3 £330 +1.53%
West Midlands +6 2 £160 -32.27% 1
North West - 2 £600 - 1
CIPD
UK

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 15 (25.86%) E-Learning
2 14 (24.14%) Coaching
3 13 (22.41%) Law
4 11 (18.97%) Finance
4 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.24%) MS Office
5 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
6 9 (15.52%) Project Management
7 8 (13.79%) MCT
7 8 (13.79%) SAP
7 8 (13.79%) Line Management
8 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (12.07%) Degree
9 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.34%) Legal
9 6 (10.34%) Intranet
9 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
10 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (8.62%) Oracle
10 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.62%) Taleo
10 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
10 5 (8.62%) Oracle UPK
11 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.90%) Ariba
11 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
12 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (8.62%) Oracle UPK
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Office
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) MS Project
4 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Intranet
2 2 (3.45%) WebEx
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
General
1 13 (22.41%) Law
2 11 (18.97%) Finance
3 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.34%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Local Government
4 2 (3.45%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Trainer
2 9 (15.52%) IT Trainer
3 6 (10.34%) Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Training Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Development Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.45%) SAP Trainer
7 2 (3.45%) E-Learning Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Programme Coordinator
8 1 (1.72%) Development Consultant
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Change Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Governance Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Data Centre Consultant
8 1 (1.72%) Business Change Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) E-Learning
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Coaching
2 9 (15.52%) Project Management
3 8 (13.79%) Line Management
4 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.17%) Business Development
8 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.17%) Change Management
9 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.45%) ERP
9 2 (3.45%) Quality Management
9 2 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (3.45%) People Management
10 1 (1.72%) Target Operating Model
10 1 (1.72%) ITIL
10 1 (1.72%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) MCT
2 7 (12.07%) Degree
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) COBIT
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) SAP
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 4 (6.90%) Ariba