The first table below looks at the demand for TargetLink 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 TargetLink 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 Applications 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
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
dSPACE TargetLink
Rank - 548 569
Contract jobs citing TargetLink 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Applications category - 0.017% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6513 6044 6970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.20% 12.97% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3628 3313 3654
Average daily rate £335 £345 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 613 721
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.09 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
TargetLink
UK

TargetLink
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

TargetLink Jobs Demand Trend in England

TargetLink
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

TargetLink Hourly Rate Trend in England

TargetLink
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 TargetLink within the England region over the 3 months to 1 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
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
TargetLink
UK