The table below looks at the statistics for FastStats skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FastStats over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apteco FastStats
Rank 430 414 414
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing FastStats 1 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.051% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.064% 0.59% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £400 £200 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +21.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FastStats
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
1558 2020 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.03% 8.56% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 1291 1287
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year
- +2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 8
Median hourly rate £42.33 £18.00 £32.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.16% -43.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £18.00 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.75 £50.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -28.57%

FastStats
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing FastStats as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

FastStats Jobs Demand Trend in London

FastStats
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

FastStats Daily Rate Trend in London

FastStats
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

FastStats Hourly Rate Trend in London

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FastStats 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 FastStats.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 3 (60.00%) Publishing
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Eloqua
3 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) R
3 2 (40.00%) Campaign Management
3 2 (40.00%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Apteco
3 2 (40.00%) Econometrics
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (40.00%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) B2B
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) XML

FastStats
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 3 (60.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eloqua
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Campaign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Marketing Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Insight Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Insight Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) B2B
1 2 (40.00%) Campaign Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Campaign Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Direct Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Econometrics
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-business
2 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apteco
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com