The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ACI BASE24
Rank 427 419 423
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing BASE24 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.009% 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.35% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £343 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £438 £463
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BASE24
England

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

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
1730 1876 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.52% 8.37% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1197 1389
Average daily rate £450 £480 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 8
Average hourly rate £24.25 £30.00 £16.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% +77.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.18 £17.20 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £52.50 £53.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.65%

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 29 April 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BASE24 within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +43 2 £325 -
BASE24
England

BASE24
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) EMV
2 4 (33.33%) Smartcard
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) EFT
2 4 (33.33%) EFTPOS
2 4 (33.33%) EPoS
2 4 (33.33%) ISO 8583
2 4 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 4 (33.33%) VeriFone
2 4 (33.33%) WorldPay
2 4 (33.33%) Contactless
3 3 (25.00%) TSYS
3 3 (25.00%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Alias
4 2 (16.67%) Unisys
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) APACS
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) CCTV
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Defect Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) EMV
2 4 (33.33%) Contactless
2 4 (33.33%) EFT
2 4 (33.33%) EFTPOS
2 4 (33.33%) EPoS
2 4 (33.33%) Smartcard
3 2 (16.67%) APACS
4 1 (8.33%) CCTV
4 1 (8.33%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO 8583
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VeriFone
1 4 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 4 (33.33%) WorldPay
2 3 (25.00%) TSYS
3 2 (16.67%) Alias
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Unisys
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Elavon
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Ingenico
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Sage
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) VocaLink