The table below looks at the statistics for DOC1 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 DOC1 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pitney Bowes DOC1
Rank 417 - 392
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DOC1 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% - 0.009%
As % of the Applications category 0.071% - 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £435 £369
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2826 2859 2665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.82% 11.44% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1962 1839 1671
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 137 163
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -14.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.40 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

DOC1
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DOC1 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

DOC1 Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DOC1 across the London region.

DOC1 Daily Rate Trend in London

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Top 7 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DOC1 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 DOC1.

1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) AIX

DOC1
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DOC1 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 DOC1. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing