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 24 April 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.

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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Curam
Rank 143 134 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs citing Curam 11 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.032% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.074% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
Average daily rate
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£451 £250 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.59% -25.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £250 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £250 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £249 £334
% change year-on-year
+84.21% -25.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Curam
England

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
1773 1353 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.67% 43.60% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 645 504
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 110 88
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.08 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.31% +26.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

Curam Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Curam
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 Curam within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Lancashire +16 11 £451 +80.59%
Curam
England

Curam
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) APMP
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience

Curam
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Business Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) APMP
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM