The table below looks at the statistics for FastStats skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FastStats over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apteco FastStats
Rank 629 603 584
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -19
Contract jobs citing FastStats 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.050% 0.17% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £170 £265 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.84% +17.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £265 £225
% change year-on-year
- +17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FastStats
UK

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

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4014 4093 4481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.88% 8.07% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2509 2364 2634
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 48
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.69 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.74 £65.19 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £26.83 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-14.27% -28.43%

FastStats
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing FastStats as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

FastStats Jobs Demand Trend in England

FastStats
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FastStats Daily Rate Trend in England

FastStats
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

FastStats Hourly Rate Trend in England

FastStats
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FastStats within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 2 £170 -28.42% 2
FastStats
UK

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FastStats also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for FastStats.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (42.86%) Apteco
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) Publishing
5 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (28.57%) SAS
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) B2B
5 2 (28.57%) Econometrics
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (28.57%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Eloqua
5 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eloqua
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) Power BI
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Marketing Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Insight Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) B2B
2 2 (28.57%) Campaign Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Campaign Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Direct Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Econometrics
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data-Driven Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) R
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Apteco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com