The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apteco FastStats
Rank 560 501 562
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +61
Contract jobs citing FastStats 4 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.035% 0.009%
As % of the Applications category 0.061% 0.26% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 5
Average daily rate £225 £208 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £165 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £282 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 - £285
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6512 5722 6959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.10% 13.30% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3478 2947 3571
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 664 755
Average hourly rate £15.85 £16.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
FastStats
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East - 2 £215 - 1
London -26 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
East of England - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - -
FastStats
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FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (85.71%) Marketing
2 7 (50.00%) SAS
3 6 (42.86%) SPSS
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) CRM
4 5 (35.71%) Database Marketing
5 4 (28.57%) Campaign Management
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Contact Management
6 3 (21.43%) Unica
6 3 (21.43%) Predictive Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Data-Driven Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (14.29%) Alterian
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.14%) Customer Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) Advertising
8 1 (7.14%) VBA
8 1 (7.14%) MySQL
8 1 (7.14%) Business Objects

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SPSS
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (85.71%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Database Manager
2 2 (14.29%) CRM Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Campaign Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SPSS Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Insight Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Database Marketing Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Database Marketing Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) CRM
1 5 (35.71%) Database Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) Campaign Management
3 3 (21.43%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Contact Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Data-Driven Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Campaign Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (7.14%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Unica
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Alterian
3 1 (7.14%) Coremetrics
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) SmartFocus
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 21 days ago