The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of PlateSpin products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PlateSpin over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within PlateSpin Ltd.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PlateSpin
England / London
Rank - - 414
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8301 8744 9652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.92% 40.78% 44.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5597 5727 6365
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 151 188
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.19 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% +7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

PlateSpin
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PlateSpin Jobs Demand Trend in London

PlateSpin
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PlateSpin Daily Rate Trend in London

PlateSpin
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

PlateSpin Hourly Rate Trend in London