The first table below looks at the demand for PowerHouse 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 PowerHouse over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Programming Languages 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos PowerHouse
Rank 562 491 544
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +53
Contract jobs citing PowerHouse 2 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.058% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.011% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 7
Average daily rate £400 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate - £218 £230
% change year-on-year
- -5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18561 15928 19746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.35% 37.03% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12254 10006 11877
Average daily rate £375 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 579 681
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PowerHouse
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PowerHouse
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PowerHouse Jobs Demand Trend in England

PowerHouse
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PowerHouse Daily Rate Trend in England

PowerHouse
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PowerHouse Hourly Rate Trend in England

PowerHouse
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 PowerHouse within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -19 2 £400 -1.53% 5
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
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PowerHouse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PowerHouse 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 PowerHouse.

1 3 (23.08%) E-Learning
1 3 (23.08%) CMS
1 3 (23.08%) Content Management
1 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Test Management
1 3 (23.08%) Requirements Engineering
1 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Pascal
2 2 (15.38%) VMS
2 2 (15.38%) OpenVMS
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) DCL
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Economics
3 1 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C

PowerHouse
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PowerHouse 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 PowerHouse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Endur
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) PowerHouse Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Flash
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) E-Learning
2 1 (7.69%) Economics
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) VMS
1 2 (15.38%) OpenVMS
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
1 3 (23.08%) Content Management
1 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Test Management
1 3 (23.08%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Game Development
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
1 2 (15.38%) C++
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) Pascal
1 2 (15.38%) DCL
2 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Cognos
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP