The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage Line 500
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Line 500 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Line 500
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
307 419 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.68% 9.99% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 211 161
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £605 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £423
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 2
Median hourly rate £69.07 £21.64 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+219.17% -67.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.64 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+73.29% -27.86%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Line 500 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Line 500
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Line 500 across the North West region.

Line 500 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Line 500
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Line 500 across the North West region.

Line 500 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West