The table below looks at the statistics for ECDL in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ECDL 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
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Rank 623 597 584
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -13
Contract jobs citing ECDL 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.002% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.037% 0.010% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate £233 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £7.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £7.75 - -
ECDL
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%

ECDL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ECDL Jobs Demand Trend in England

ECDL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ECDL Daily Rate Trend in England

ECDL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

ECDL Daily Rate Histogram in England

ECDL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ECDL Hourly Rate Trend in England

ECDL
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 ECDL 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
London - 3 £233 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
ECDL
UK

ECDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) NHS
5 3 (30.00%) Blog
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) WCAG
6 2 (20.00%) Psychology
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Adobe
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 1 (10.00%) MS Project
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL

ECDL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate IT Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) IT Graduate
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Junior Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Junior IT Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Usability Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Web Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) Ajax
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blog
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Psychology
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) WCAG
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe