The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 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 Line 500 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
Sage Line 500
Rank - 547 531
Contract jobs citing Line 500 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.009% 0.007%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.097% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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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
4297 4141 4049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.67% 8.84% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2595 2269 2080
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 63 76
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.65 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Line 500 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Line 500
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Line 500 across the England region.

Line 500 Daily Rate Trend in England

Line 500
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Line 500 across the England region.

Line 500 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Line 500
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 Line 500 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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 - - - -
South East - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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