The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AccuRev
Rank 585 552 548
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -4
Contract jobs citing AccuRev 4 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.022% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% 0.046% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 17
Average daily rate
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£330 £328 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -0.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £328 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £41.58 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.78% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25006 24082 26946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 47.09% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13069 13651
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1194 1397
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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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 5 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 29 July 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 -15 4 £330 +0.76%
Stoke-on-Trent +4 1 £330 +0.76%
Staffordshire -2 1 £330 +0.76%
West Midlands -17 1 £330 +0.76%
London - - - -

AccuRev
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) XML
2 9 (47.37%) XSLT
3 8 (42.11%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) SOA
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) J2EE
5 6 (31.58%) Web Development
6 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) UML
6 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
6 5 (26.32%) Sun
6 5 (26.32%) Sun Certification
6 5 (26.32%) OOD
6 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 5 (26.32%) Information Management
7 4 (21.05%) Maven
7 4 (21.05%) CruiseControl
7 4 (21.05%) Subversion
7 4 (21.05%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
7 4 (21.05%) SEO
7 4 (21.05%) Perforce
7 4 (21.05%) Shell Script

AccuRev
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) CruiseControl
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
1 4 (21.05%) Maven
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
1 4 (21.05%) Build Forge
1 4 (21.05%) MSBuild
1 4 (21.05%) Ant
1 4 (21.05%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (15.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Release Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Build and Release Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) XML
1 9 (47.37%) XSLT
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) J2EE
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) Servlets
4 4 (21.05%) Ajax
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) XHTML
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) JAXB
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
6 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.26%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) WURFL
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (15.79%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.79%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) SOA
3 6 (31.58%) Web Development
4 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Information Management
4 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 5 (26.32%) UML
4 5 (26.32%) OOD
5 4 (21.05%) SEO
5 4 (21.05%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Document Management
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.26%) MVC
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 4 (21.05%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 4 (21.05%) VBScript
4 4 (21.05%) C++
5 3 (15.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Sun Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
1 5 (26.32%) Sun
2 4 (21.05%) Perforce