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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 150 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Derivative 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% - 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£263 - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +147.05%
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
1142 847 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.46% 27.52% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 440 291
Average daily rate £400 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 50
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £17.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +3.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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 6 May 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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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 - 3 £263 -
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XSD
1 3 (50.00%) XSLT
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) MS Project
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Memcached
2 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XSD
1 3 (50.00%) XSLT
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
1 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Memcached
2 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat