The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative 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 Derivative 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 120 129 140
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing Derivative 16 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.034% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 -
Derivative
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
919 747 885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.07% 25.65% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 387 415
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 54 89
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Derivative Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Derivative
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 Derivative within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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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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 +7 16 £300 - 5
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 16 (100.00%) PHP
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) OO
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 16 (100.00%) LAMP
2 15 (93.75%) Subversion
2 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
3 14 (87.50%) jQuery
3 14 (87.50%) XSD
4 13 (81.25%) SQL
4 13 (81.25%) Oracle
4 13 (81.25%) Web Services
4 13 (81.25%) XML
4 13 (81.25%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
5 12 (75.00%) XSLT
6 9 (56.25%) Open Source
7 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (18.75%) MySQL
10 2 (12.50%) MVC
10 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
11 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (6.25%) TDD
11 1 (6.25%) Ajax
11 1 (6.25%) German Language
11 1 (6.25%) PHP5
11 1 (6.25%) HTML
11 1 (6.25%) CSS
11 1 (6.25%) OOP

Derivative
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 Derivative 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 Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Subversion
1 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
1 15 (93.75%) PHP Developer
2 2 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) LAMP
2 14 (87.50%) XSD
2 14 (87.50%) jQuery
3 13 (81.25%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (81.25%) Web Services
3 13 (81.25%) XML
4 12 (75.00%) XSLT
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PHP5
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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