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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
Rank - 562 566
Contract jobs citing MBCS 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.036% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £26.49 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.69%
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 Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9543 8443 9343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.65% 17.54% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5490 4696 4904
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 437 570
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.42 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
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