The first table below looks at the demand for Papyrus 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 Papyrus over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Application Platforms 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
1 Aug 2014
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ISIS Papyrus
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Contract jobs citing Papyrus 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
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Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8848 8004 9154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.93% 17.17% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5319 4671 5340
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 394 422
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Papyrus
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Papyrus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Papyrus Jobs Demand Trend in England

Papyrus
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Papyrus Daily Rate Trend in England

Papyrus
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Papyrus Hourly Rate Trend in England

Papyrus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Papyrus 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 Papyrus.

1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Exstream
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Dutch Language
3 1 (33.33%) French Language
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing

Papyrus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Papyrus 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 Papyrus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Dutch Language
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP