The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of AccuRev products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AccuRev over the 3 months to 19 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.

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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AccuRev
Rank 585 577 549
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -28
Contract jobs citing AccuRev 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.021% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
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£239 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £239 - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 £41.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
-25.30% -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

AccuRev
Jobs Demand Trend

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

AccuRev Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AccuRev
Daily Rate Trend

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

AccuRev Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AccuRev
Hourly Rate Trend

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

AccuRev Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AccuRev
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AccuRev within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 10 £239 - 2
Leeds - - - -
London - - - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

AccuRev
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 19 (70.37%) Java
4 17 (62.96%) HTML
4 17 (62.96%) XML
5 13 (48.15%) Web Development
5 13 (48.15%) XSLT
5 13 (48.15%) J2EE
5 13 (48.15%) Oracle
5 13 (48.15%) UML
5 13 (48.15%) OOD
5 13 (48.15%) Sun
5 13 (48.15%) Sun Certification
6 11 (40.74%) UNIX
7 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
7 10 (37.04%) Web Services
8 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.93%) C++
9 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
9 7 (25.93%) Servlets
9 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
9 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
10 6 (22.22%) Middleware
10 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 6 (22.22%) JAXB
10 6 (22.22%) TopLink
11 5 (18.52%) .NET
12 4 (14.81%) VBScript
12 4 (14.81%) Perl

AccuRev
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Ant
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.81%) ClearCase
2 4 (14.81%) Maven
2 4 (14.81%) CruiseControl
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) MSBuild
2 4 (14.81%) Build Forge
3 3 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
2 4 (14.81%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Release Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Build and Release Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Release Coordinator
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) HTML
1 17 (62.96%) XML
2 13 (48.15%) XSLT
2 13 (48.15%) J2EE
3 10 (37.04%) Web Services
4 7 (25.93%) Servlets
5 6 (22.22%) Middleware
5 6 (22.22%) JAXB
5 6 (22.22%) TopLink
6 5 (18.52%) .NET
7 2 (7.41%) WinForms
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Open Source
1 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) UNIX
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Web Development
2 13 (48.15%) UML
2 13 (48.15%) OOD
3 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) Release Management
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Content Management
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Information Management
6 2 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 19 (70.37%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) C++
4 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.81%) VBScript
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
1 13 (48.15%) Sun
2 4 (14.81%) Perforce
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft