The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sculptor products and/or services 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 Sculptor over the 3 months to 24 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sculptor Limited.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sculptor
Rank 151 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sculptor 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% - 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% - 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Sculptor
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1773 1353 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.67% 43.60% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 645 504
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 110 88
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.08 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.31% +26.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sculptor
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Sculptor Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sculptor
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sculptor within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 £295 -
Sculptor
England

Sculptor
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Sculptor 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 Sculptor.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Delphi
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) PVCS
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (100.00%) Progress
1 3 (100.00%) WebSpeed
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum

Sculptor
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Sculptor 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 Sculptor. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) PVCS
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (100.00%) WebSpeed
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Progress Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Delphi
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Progress