The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 152 126 130
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
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£463 £275 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -14.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+30.07% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £15.19 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -64.25%
Benchmarking
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2940 2205 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.80% 73.43% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1188 983
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 102 90
Average hourly rate £37.97 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.05% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the North West region.

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Benchmarking
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 Benchmarking within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Cheshire - 4 £463 -
Manchester -9 2 - - 3
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Coaching
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Big Data
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) PhantomJS
2 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (7.14%) CasperJS
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Manager
3 2 (14.29%) MI Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PMO Lead
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (28.57%) Coaching
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
1 1 (7.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
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