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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
Rank 248 235 251
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing EFT 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.080% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.039% 0.32% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
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- £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+79.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.33%
EFT
England

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
2552 2161 2554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.60% 24.83% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1135 1146
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 122 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.68 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.82% +7.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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
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 22 September 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
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
EFT
England

EFT
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
1 2 (66.67%) EFTPOS
1 2 (66.67%) Smartcard
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) CA Endevor
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) APACS
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 8583
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) CA

EFT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ADSL
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Architect
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
1 2 (66.67%) EFTPOS
1 2 (66.67%) Smartcard
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) CA