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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ACI BASE24
Rank 151 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BASE24 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 1.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £398
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +19.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BASE24
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
359 387 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.41% 11.89% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 194 150
Average daily rate £400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £554 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Average hourly rate £69.07 £19.00 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.52% +10.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 5 £400 -
BASE24
England

BASE24
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 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