The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Curam products and/or services 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 Curam over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within CĂșram Software.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Curam
Rank 129 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Curam 7 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% - 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
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£409 - £565
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 - £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 - £565
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1466 1300 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.38% 44.64% 47.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 580 737
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 104 125
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +33.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Curam
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Curam Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Curam
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Curam Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Curam
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Curam across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Curam Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Curam
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) DB2
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
3 3 (21.43%) HPUX
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) QA
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) CaliberRM
4 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case

Curam
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) CaliberRM
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Functional Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) AIX
1 3 (21.43%) HPUX
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) IBM