The table below looks at the statistics for MBCS in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MBCS 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
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
Rank 587 557 569
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Contract jobs citing MBCS 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.012% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£475 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MBCS
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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
9940 8224 9416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.05% 17.30% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5598 4655 4944
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 389 564
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

MBCS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MBCS Jobs Demand Trend in England

MBCS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MBCS Daily Rate Trend in England

MBCS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MBCS Hourly Rate Trend in England

MBCS
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 MBCS 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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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 - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
MBCS
UK

MBCS
Top 7 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) CITP

MBCS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CITP