The first table below looks at the demand for FlexUnit 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 FlexUnit 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 Development 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
FlexUnit
Rank - 118 -
Contract jobs citing FlexUnit 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.043% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £360 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
465 300 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.98% 12.76% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 188 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £30.80 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
FlexUnit
England

FlexUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FlexUnit across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

FlexUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the South West