The table below looks at the statistics for BASE24 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ACI BASE24
Rank 41 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing BASE24 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.67% 0.30% 0.52%
As % of the Business Applications category 12.00% 3.03% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£428 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.12% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £365 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £365 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.54% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Business Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
25 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.59% 10.06% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 45
Average daily rate £409 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

BASE24 Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BASE24 across the Swindon region.

BASE24 Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing BASE24 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 BASE24.

1 8 (100.00%) Tandem
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) ATM
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (37.50%) COBOL
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) EFT

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing BASE24 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 BASE24. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) ATM
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) NonStop SQL
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Tandem
2 1 (12.50%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) COBOL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM