The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of comScore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited comScore over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within comScore.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
comScore
Rank - 613 579
Contract jobs citing comScore 0 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.010% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.021% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Average daily rate - £175 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
comScore
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22472 23361 22437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.85% 45.36% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14022 13563 12946
Average daily rate £413 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 1022 1013
Average hourly rate £18.28 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

comScore
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

comScore Jobs Demand Trend in England

comScore
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

comScore Daily Rate Trend in England

comScore
Top 10 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing comScore 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 comScore.

1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing

comScore
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing comScore 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 comScore. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
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