The table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing APACS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £500
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
APACS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
60 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.44% 31.01% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 22
Median daily rate £315 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £275 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £420 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.40 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £12.81 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £16.80 £12.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%