The table below looks at the statistics for SWT 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 SWT over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank - - 130
Contract jobs citing SWT 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
829 735 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.66% 24.48% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 438 423
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SWT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SWT
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SWT Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SWT
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SWT Hourly Rate Trend in the North West