The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of AccuRev products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AccuRev over the 3 months to 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within AccuRev.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AccuRev
Rank 25 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AccuRev 3 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.27% - 7.61%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% - 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 14
Average daily rate
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£310 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
60 60 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.45% 50.42% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 38
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

AccuRev
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AccuRev across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

AccuRev Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

AccuRev
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

AccuRev Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing AccuRev 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 AccuRev.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) WURFL
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT

AccuRev
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing AccuRev 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 AccuRev. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft