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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AccuRev
Rank 600 587 578
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing AccuRev 17 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.006% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.065% 0.012% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 18
Average daily rate
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£305 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.85 - -

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
26002 24478 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.45% 46.46% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14841 13808 13714
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1104 1374
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 7 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 1 October 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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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 -8 13 £310 -6.06% 2
Essex -1 10 £275 -
East of England -14 10 £275 -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
London - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - -

AccuRev
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) HTML
3 13 (48.15%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) XML
4 12 (44.44%) .NET
5 10 (37.04%) J2EE
6 9 (33.33%) XSLT
6 9 (33.33%) UNIX
6 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 8 (29.63%) SOA
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
8 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.93%) N-Tier
8 7 (25.93%) JIRA
8 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (22.22%) Web Development
10 5 (18.52%) OOD
10 5 (18.52%) Sun
10 5 (18.52%) Sun Certification
10 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
10 5 (18.52%) C++
10 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle
10 5 (18.52%) Servlets
10 5 (18.52%) Web Services
10 5 (18.52%) UML
10 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture

AccuRev
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) MSBuild
2 4 (14.81%) Build Forge
2 4 (14.81%) Maven
2 4 (14.81%) ClearCase
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.81%) Ant
2 4 (14.81%) CruiseControl
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Architect
4 5 (18.52%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Build and Release Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Release Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Release Coordinator
7 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) HTML
1 13 (48.15%) XML
2 12 (44.44%) .NET
3 10 (37.04%) J2EE
4 9 (33.33%) XSLT
5 5 (18.52%) Servlets
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) CSS3
6 4 (14.81%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) Ajax
6 4 (14.81%) XHTML
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
7 3 (11.11%) WinForms
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.70%) JAXB
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) N-Tier
2 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.11%) WURFL
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (11.11%) Android
3 3 (11.11%) BlackBerry OS
3 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (29.63%) SOA
4 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (22.22%) Web Development
6 5 (18.52%) OOD
6 5 (18.52%) UML
6 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) Information Management
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) Release Management
7 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) OO
7 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
7 4 (14.81%) SEO
8 3 (11.11%) Content Management
8 3 (11.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
4 5 (18.52%) C++
4 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
5 4 (14.81%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) VBScript
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
6 3 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Sun Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Sun
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Perforce
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft