The first table below looks at the demand for BASE24 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 16 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 Business Applications category for the London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ACI BASE24
Rank 411 378 422
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +44
Contract jobs citing BASE24 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.23% 0.052% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £442 £469 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.81% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2183 1924 2410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.82% 8.75% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1160 1346
Average daily rate £450 £461 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 7
Average hourly rate £16.91 £23.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.70% -14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £81.00 £53.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
BASE24
England

BASE24
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

BASE24 Jobs Demand Trend in London

BASE24
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BASE24 across the London region.

BASE24 Daily Rate Trend in London

BASE24
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BASE24 across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

BASE24 Daily Rate Histogram in London

BASE24
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 across the London region.

BASE24 Hourly Rate Trend in London

BASE24
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing BASE24 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 BASE24.

1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) ATM
1 3 (27.27%) Tandem
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) ISO 8583
2 2 (18.18%) COBOL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Toad
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) CICS
3 1 (9.09%) zOS
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
3 1 (9.09%) EMV
3 1 (9.09%) EFT
3 1 (9.09%) EFTPOS
3 1 (9.09%) Control-M
3 1 (9.09%) JCL
3 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) VSAM

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing BASE24 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 BASE24. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Tandem
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) EMV
2 1 (9.09%) EFT
2 1 (9.09%) EFTPOS
2 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 1 (9.09%) VSAM
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) COBOL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JCL
2 1 (9.09%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 8583
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
1 1 (9.09%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (9.09%) VeriFone