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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Curam
Rank 133 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Curam 7 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% - 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate
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£330 - £565
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 - £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 - £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
1488 1216 1475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.87% 43.23% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 554 686
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 £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 110 107
Average hourly rate £17.75 £22.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (26.32%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) C
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 3 (15.79%) DB2
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
3 3 (15.79%) HPUX
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.79%) QA
4 2 (10.53%) CaliberRM
4 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Use Case
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared

Curam
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (15.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) CaliberRM
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
1 8 (42.11%) Business Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Functional Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) AIX
1 3 (15.79%) HPUX
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
1 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
2 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.26%) Use Case
3 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) IBM