The table below looks at the statistics for PolarLake 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 PolarLake over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bloomberg PolarLake
Rank - 562 514
Contract jobs citing PolarLake 0 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.010% 0.019%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
3888 4171 3813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.67% 8.39% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2254 2444 2068
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 76
Average hourly rate £21.50 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.84% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.85 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.10 £52.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -0.82%

PolarLake
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PolarLake Jobs Demand Trend in England

PolarLake
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PolarLake Daily Rate Trend in England