The table below looks at the statistics for Cronacle skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cronacle over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Redwood Software Cronacle
Rank 578 540 530
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -10
Contract jobs citing Cronacle 1 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.023% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.020% 0.23% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £405 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4897 4807 4131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.88% 10.27% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2726 2542 1950
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 591 721
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Cronacle
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cronacle Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cronacle
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cronacle Daily Rate Trend in England

Cronacle
Top 10 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cronacle 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 Cronacle.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Macro
1 1 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Cronacle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cronacle 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 Cronacle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Macro