The table below looks at the statistics for APL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APL over the 3 months to 23 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Contract jobs citing APL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
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
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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
21749 20060 20316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.23% 38.86% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14452 12854 12072
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 562 691
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.20 £16.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

APL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

APL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

APL
Daily Rate Trend

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

APL Daily Rate Trend in the UK