The first table below looks at the demand for ERD skills 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 ERD over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Entity-Relationship Diagram (ER Diagram)
Rank 133 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ERD 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% - 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £313
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2179 1704 1969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 70.93% 70.50% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 839 992
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 84 87
Average hourly rate £25.25 £28.25 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% +39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
ERD
England

ERD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ERD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ERD
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ERD Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ERD
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ERD 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 ERD.

1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing

ERD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ERD 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 ERD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago