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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ACI BASE24
England / South West
Rank - 147 143
Contract jobs citing BASE24 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.034% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.50% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
264 200 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.05% 6.72% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 133 170
Median daily rate £425 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £544 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £30.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +69.01%

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