The table below looks at the statistics for Firebird 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 Firebird over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebird
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Contract jobs citing Firebird 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
641 515 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.37% 22.41% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 359 377
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 42
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

Firebird
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firebird across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Firebird Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Firebird
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Firebird Daily Rate Trend in the South West