The table below looks at the statistics for BPCS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPCS over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SSA BPCS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BPCS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £230 £243
% change year-on-year
- -5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
BPCS
North West

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

Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
171 152 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.21% 10.09% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 80 79
Median daily rate £407 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £558 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.98%