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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA ACF2
Rank 419 - 399
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ACF2 6 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% - 0.082%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 14
Median daily rate £700 - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 - £600
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
2413 2302 2171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.23% 9.84% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 1542 1333
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.16% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 120 158
Median hourly rate £17.25 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 19 (95.00%) Service Management
2 18 (90.00%) Mainframe
2 18 (90.00%) zSecure
3 16 (80.00%) Validation
4 14 (70.00%) Management Information System
5 12 (60.00%) Finance
6 11 (55.00%) zOS
7 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (40.00%) CA
9 7 (35.00%) Banking
9 7 (35.00%) Marketing
9 7 (35.00%) Resource Management
9 7 (35.00%) Informatics
9 7 (35.00%) Health Informatics
10 3 (15.00%) RACF
11 2 (10.00%) IBM
11 2 (10.00%) Project Management
12 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
12 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
12 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
12 1 (5.00%) Change Management
12 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (5.00%) CICS
12 1 (5.00%) REXX
12 1 (5.00%) COBOL
12 1 (5.00%) DB2
12 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (5.00%) Linux
12 1 (5.00%) Adabas
12 1 (5.00%) SNA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CICS
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Adabas
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
1 8 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 8 (40.00%) Security Technician
2 1 (5.00%) Analyst
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Project Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Specialist
2 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (90.00%) Mainframe
2 14 (70.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (35.00%) Health Informatics
3 7 (35.00%) Informatics
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) zOS
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Service Management
2 16 (80.00%) Validation
3 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) COBOL
1 1 (5.00%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 18 (90.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (10.00%) IBM