The table below looks at the statistics for FastStats 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 FastStats over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apteco FastStats
Rank 574 552 565
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Contract jobs citing FastStats 14 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Applications category 0.20% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 6
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£275 £278 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £272 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £284 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £285 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -12.30%
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 Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6903 5981 6899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.23% 12.58% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3884 3301 3663
Average daily rate £345 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 692 583 717
Average hourly rate £15.88 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £26.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

FastStats
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FastStats across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FastStats across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

FastStats Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FastStats within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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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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 +6 11 £165 -38.88% 1
South East -4 3 £305 - 2
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FastStats 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 FastStats.

1 12 (70.59%) Marketing
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
3 8 (47.06%) SAS
3 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) SPSS
5 6 (35.29%) Direct Marketing
5 6 (35.29%) Database Marketing
5 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
6 4 (23.53%) Eloqua
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (17.65%) Alterian
7 3 (17.65%) R
8 2 (11.76%) Campaign Management
8 2 (11.76%) Campaign Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Statistics
8 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (11.76%) Data Management

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FastStats 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 FastStats. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (41.18%) SPSS
3 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (70.59%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Marketing Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Database Marketing Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Database Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Junior
4 3 (17.65%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Insight Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
2 6 (35.29%) Direct Marketing
2 6 (35.29%) Database Marketing
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Campaign Management
4 2 (11.76%) Campaign Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) B2B
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) DSDM
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
2 3 (17.65%) R
3 2 (11.76%) VBA
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Eloqua
2 3 (17.65%) Alterian
3 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) SmartFocus
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