The table below looks at the statistics for VisualAge 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 VisualAge over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM VisualAge
Rank 410 - 410
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VisualAge 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.031% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VisualAge
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3265 3220 2951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.28% 14.05% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2347 2313 2139
Average daily rate £450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £24.90 £32.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £49.00 £59.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

VisualAge
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VisualAge Jobs Demand Trend in London

VisualAge
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VisualAge Daily Rate Trend in London

VisualAge
Top 20 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VisualAge 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 VisualAge.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Office Automation

VisualAge
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VisualAge 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 VisualAge. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java