The table below looks at the statistics for BASE24 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ACI BASE24
Rank 627 625 613
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing BASE24 14 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.018% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.32% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 7
Median daily rate £500 £438 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £349 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £468 £592
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £438 £463
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4329 4638 5060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.77% 8.18% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2674 2579 2854
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 29 49
Median hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.90 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £60.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.42 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-6.51% -21.53%

BASE24
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BASE24 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

BASE24 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BASE24
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BASE24 within the UK.

BASE24 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BASE24
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BASE24 within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

BASE24 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BASE24
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 within the UK.

BASE24 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BASE24
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BASE24 within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 14 £500 +14.28%
London -23 6 £343 -
East Midlands - 3 £513 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £513 -
City of London +35 2 £325 -
East of England +1 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Swindon +5 1 £450 +42.18%
Wiltshire -2 1 £450 +13.70%
South West -3 1 £450 +13.70%

BASE24
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BASE24.

1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Tandem
2 10 (40.00%) EMV
3 8 (32.00%) Banking
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) ATM
5 6 (24.00%) Mainframe
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) ISO 8583
6 5 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
6 5 (20.00%) EFT
6 5 (20.00%) EFTPOS
6 5 (20.00%) Smartcard
6 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.00%) EPoS
6 5 (20.00%) IBM
6 5 (20.00%) HP
6 5 (20.00%) Unix
6 5 (20.00%) J2EE
6 5 (20.00%) COBOL
6 5 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 5 (20.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 5 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (20.00%) VeriFone
7 4 (16.00%) WorldPay
7 4 (16.00%) Contactless
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (12.00%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (12.00%) Retail
5 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Defect Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) EPoS Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) EMV
1 10 (40.00%) Tandem
2 6 (24.00%) Mainframe
3 5 (20.00%) EFT
3 5 (20.00%) EFTPOS
3 5 (20.00%) EPoS
3 5 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (20.00%) Smartcard
4 4 (16.00%) Contactless
5 3 (12.00%) CCTV
5 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (12.00%) Hedge funds
6 2 (8.00%) APACS
7 1 (4.00%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) System Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) V-Model
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) COBOL
2 5 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO 8583
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Control-M
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) HP
1 5 (20.00%) IBM
1 5 (20.00%) VeriFone
1 5 (20.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) WorldPay
3 3 (12.00%) BMC
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Remedy
3 3 (12.00%) TSYS
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Alias
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Unisys
5 1 (4.00%) Elavon
5 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Sage
5 1 (4.00%) Toshiba
5 1 (4.00%) VocaLink