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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apteco FastStats
Rank 392 385 363
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Contract jobs citing FastStats 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Applications category 0.13% 0.078% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£110 £550 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +64.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £255 -
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 Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2271 2553 2302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.82% 11.69% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1516 1607 1477
Average daily rate £370 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 155 145
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

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 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
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 FastStats within the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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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 - - - - 2
FastStats
England

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Marketing
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Eloqua
3 4 (40.00%) SAS
3 4 (40.00%) SPSS
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) R
5 2 (20.00%) Marketo
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Omniture
5 2 (20.00%) Database Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Selenium
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (10.00%) SmartFocus
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (10.00%) Unica
6 1 (10.00%) Direct Marketing

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SPSS
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Database Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Database Marketing Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Database Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Campaign Management
3 1 (10.00%) Campaign Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) E-business
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Eloqua
2 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) Marketo
2 2 (20.00%) Omniture
3 1 (10.00%) SmartFocus
3 1 (10.00%) Unica
3 1 (10.00%) Neolane
3 1 (10.00%) Alterian
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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