The table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 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 Swindon - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £423
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
APACS
Wiltshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
160 120 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 40.71% 28.92% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 86 58
Average daily rate £350 £425 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £244 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £571 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.86 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% -21.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £16.35 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £17.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing APACS across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

APACS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

APACS
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

APACS Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

APACS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing APACS 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 APACS.

1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) SSADM
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rose
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (100.00%) SEPA

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing APACS 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 APACS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Payments Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (100.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SSADM
1 2 (100.00%) UML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SEPA