The table below looks at the statistics for ResourceLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank - - 74
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.48%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £294 £330
% change year-on-year
-23.40% -10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ResourceLink
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
171 153 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.38% 10.08% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 80 73
Median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £556 £509
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 £26.31 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.93% -39.99%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing ResourceLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

ResourceLink Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ResourceLink Daily Rate Trend in Manchester