The first table below looks at the demand for Visualfiles 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 Visualfiles over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the North West region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LexisNexis Visualfiles
Rank 125 125 133
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Visualfiles 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.41% 1.20% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
284 251 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.49% 9.90% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 106 147
Average daily rate £379 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £37.49 £50.00 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.02% +10.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £43.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.39 £46.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.41 £35.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.05%
Visualfiles
England

Visualfiles
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Visualfiles Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Visualfiles
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Visualfiles Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Visualfiles
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 Visualfiles within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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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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
Manchester -1 4 £325 +8.33% 3
Visualfiles
England

Visualfiles
Top 1 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Visualfiles 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 Visualfiles.

1 4 (100.00%) Legal

Visualfiles
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Visualfiles 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 Visualfiles. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer