The table below looks at the statistics for FastStats 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 FastStats over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apteco FastStats
Rank 405 412 405
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing FastStats 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.19% 0.15% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £110 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £200 £275
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1609 2000 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.60% 9.43% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 988 1268 1213
Average daily rate £455 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 24
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £30.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £53.82 £75.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -49.28%

FastStats
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FastStats across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing FastStats 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 FastStats.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (50.00%) Marketing
3 5 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Data Management
5 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) People Management
6 2 (20.00%) Campaign Management
6 2 (20.00%) Database Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Alterian
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) E-business
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (10.00%) Replication
7 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) XSD

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing FastStats 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 FastStats. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Database Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Campaign Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Insight Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) People Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Campaign Management
3 2 (20.00%) Database Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) E-business
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Alterian
3 1 (10.00%) Apteco
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