The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EFT in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EFT over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
Rank 240 231 235
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing EFT 13 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.071% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
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£300 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.75 -
EFT
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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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2858 2285 2227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.54% 27.02% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1615 1216 979
Average daily rate £375 £363 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 126 198
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.41 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.14% +12.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

EFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

EFT Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

EFT
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

EFT Daily Rate Trend in the South East

EFT
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EFT across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

EFT Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

EFT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EFT across the South East region.

EFT Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

EFT
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EFT within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 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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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
Surrey - 5 £300 - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
EFT
England

EFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing EFT 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 EFT.

1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Use Case
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
1 6 (46.15%) OpenStack
1 6 (46.15%) Analytics
1 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) FTP
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) ActionScript
4 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) SSH
4 3 (23.08%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) Migration

EFT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing EFT 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 EFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
1 4 (30.77%) FTP
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
2 3 (23.08%) SSH
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) APACS
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
1 1 (7.69%) EFTPOS
1 1 (7.69%) Smartcard
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Use Case
1 6 (46.15%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Bug Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) ActionScript
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (15.38%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle