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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
POCO (Plain Old CLR Object)
Rank - - 136
Contract jobs citing POCO 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
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 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
1076 795 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.73% 25.63% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 463 462
Average daily rate £388 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 12 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £30.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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