The table below looks at the statistics for ACF2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA ACF2
Rank - 423 394
Contract jobs citing ACF2 0 3 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.013% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category - 0.14% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Median daily rate - £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ACF2
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2684 2169 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.56% 9.58% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1838 1527 1413
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 106 162
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

ACF2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing ACF2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

ACF2 Jobs Demand Trend in London

ACF2
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ACF2 across the London region.

ACF2 Daily Rate Trend in London

ACF2
Top 8 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ACF2 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 London region with a requirement for ACF2.

1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) zSecure
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) RACF Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) zSecure