The table below looks at the statistics for VisionPLUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VisionPLUS over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Data VisionPLUS
Rank 621 610 561
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -49
Contract jobs citing VisionPLUS 5 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.002% 0.042%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.13% 0.025% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 18
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £475 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £475 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.57% +28.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
3826 4009 4410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.77% 8.14% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 2379 2566
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 54
Median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.93 £56.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.31 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.93% -39.99%

VisionPLUS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VisionPLUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

VisionPLUS Jobs Demand Trend in England

VisionPLUS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VisionPLUS Daily Rate Trend in England

VisionPLUS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VisionPLUS Hourly Rate Trend in England

VisionPLUS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VisionPLUS within the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 3 £500 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £444 -
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VisionPLUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VisionPLUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VisionPLUS.

1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) TSYS
3 3 (25.00%) BASE24
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) B2B
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
5 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) WorldPay
5 1 (8.33%) Sage Pay
5 1 (8.33%) Elavon
5 1 (8.33%) Ingenico
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (8.33%) VeriFone
5 1 (8.33%) VocaLink
5 1 (8.33%) Sage
5 1 (8.33%) EPoS

VisionPLUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) VisionPLUS Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) APACS
1 1 (8.33%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (8.33%) EFT
1 1 (8.33%) EFTPOS
1 1 (8.33%) EMV
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) B2B
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) TSYS
2 1 (8.33%) Elavon
2 1 (8.33%) Ingenico
2 1 (8.33%) Sage
2 1 (8.33%) VeriFone
2 1 (8.33%) VocaLink
2 1 (8.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (8.33%) WorldPay