The table below looks at the statistics for BASE24 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ACI BASE24
Rank 139 138 143
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing BASE24 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.035% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.52% 0.93% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £396 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -14.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £438 £463
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
BASE24
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
194 214 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.72% 6.95% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 152 110
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
- +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £17.50 £14.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% +17.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £17.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.50 £16.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -28.43%

BASE24
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing BASE24 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

BASE24 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BASE24
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BASE24 across the South West region.

BASE24 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BASE24
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BASE24 within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -1 1 £450 +13.70%
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England

BASE24
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for BASE24.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Build Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft