The table below looks at the statistics for JCAPS 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 JCAPS over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java CAPS
Rank - 129 140
Contract jobs citing JCAPS 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.069% 0.030%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.38% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £193
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +55.25%
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
493 522 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.99% 18.06% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 235 378
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 59
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.17 £35.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

JCAPS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

JCAPS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JCAPS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

JCAPS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JCAPS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

JCAPS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

JCAPS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing JCAPS 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 JCAPS.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) DTS
1 2 (100.00%) CommVault
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) LiteSpeed
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) HL7
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

JCAPS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing JCAPS 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 JCAPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DTS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) CommVault