The table below looks at the statistics for 3000 Xtra skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3000 Xtra over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters 3000 Xtra
Rank - - 620
Contract jobs citing 3000 Xtra 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4277 4657 5109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 8.31% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2622 2645 2775
Median daily rate £438 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +4.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 72
Median hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £43.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -26.98%

3000 Xtra
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing 3000 Xtra as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

3000 Xtra Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3000 Xtra
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3000 Xtra within the UK.

3000 Xtra Daily Rate Trend in the UK

3000 Xtra
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3000 Xtra within the UK.

3000 Xtra Hourly Rate Trend in the UK