The table below looks at the statistics for ALGOL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ALGOL over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ALGOL
Rank - 586 549
Contract jobs citing ALGOL 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.010% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20421 19613 17214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.16% 36.81% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13250 12588 10666
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 466 633
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.87 £16.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

ALGOL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ALGOL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ALGOL
Daily Rate Trend

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

ALGOL Daily Rate Trend in the UK