The first table below looks at the demand for BASE24 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ACI BASE24
Rank 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BASE24 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £442 £469 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.81% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
282 233 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.89% 9.68% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 129 150
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.34% -32.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £13.43 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £51.39 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
BASE24
England

BASE24
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

BASE24 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BASE24
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BASE24 across the North West region.

BASE24 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BASE24
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BASE24 within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Cheshire - - - -
BASE24
England

BASE24
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing BASE24 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 BASE24.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing BASE24 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 BASE24. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL