The table below looks at the statistics for Series 60 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 Series 60 over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Series 60 (S60)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Series 60 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Series 60
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
955 1024 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.43% 24.19% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 664 472
Median daily rate £375 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 14
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

Series 60
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Series 60 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Series 60 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Series 60
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Series 60 across the North West region.

Series 60 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Series 60
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Series 60 across the North West region.

Series 60 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West