The first table below looks at the demand for BASE24 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the South West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ACI BASE24
Rank 139 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing BASE24 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.085% -
As % of the Business Applications category 2.16% 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £442 £469 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.81% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
185 166 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.56% 7.06% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 96 141
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.66 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £17.50 £19.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.33 £22.40 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
BASE24
England

BASE24
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing BASE24 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 BASE24.

1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Tandem
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) EFT
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing BASE24 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 BASE24. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Tandem
2 2 (50.00%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM