The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank - - 81
Contract jobs citing Economics 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.73% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £51.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
181 226 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.69% 22.49% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 110 95
Average daily rate £361 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.63 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £8.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £22.98 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Reading