The table below looks at the statistics for POCO 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 POCO over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
POCO (Plain Old CLR Object)
Rank - - 131
Contract jobs citing POCO 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
POCO
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1023 848 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.99% 25.92% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 544 435
Average daily rate £360 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 25 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £19.36 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

POCO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing POCO across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POCO Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

POCO
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

POCO Daily Rate Trend in the North West