The table below looks at the statistics for BASE24 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ACI BASE24
Rank - - 135
Contract jobs citing BASE24 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.032%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £438 £463
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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England

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

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
323 320 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.28% 8.45% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 157 149
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Median hourly rate £47.33 £60.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +60.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.98%

BASE24
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing BASE24 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for BASE24.

1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) ATM
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) EMV
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Tandem
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) ATM
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) EMV
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM