The table below looks at the statistics for BASE24 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ACI BASE24
Rank 563 562 519
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -43
Contract jobs citing BASE24 13 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.027% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.28% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
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£450 £385 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £310 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £497 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £420 £444
% change year-on-year
+10.11% -5.35%
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 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
4577 4506 3978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.71% 8.81% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2568 2375 1972
Average daily rate £450 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 53
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.10 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.06% -39.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £59.90 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -39.15%

BASE24
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BASE24 within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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 -30 12 £450 +16.88% 1
London +5 4 £350 -
Wiltshire +3 4 £475 -10.37%
South West -14 4 £475 -4.33%
Yorkshire -5 3 £438 +41.12% 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £438 - 1
Swindon -5 2 £396 -25.33%
Hampshire - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

BASE24
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BASE24 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 BASE24.

1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Tandem
3 10 (47.62%) HP
4 9 (42.86%) ATM
4 9 (42.86%) NonStop SQL
5 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 5 (23.81%) EMV
5 5 (23.81%) Banking
5 5 (23.81%) ISO 8583
5 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
6 4 (19.05%) VCP4
7 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) APACS
8 2 (9.52%) SAS
8 2 (9.52%) QA
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Test Management
9 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (4.76%) Marketing
9 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
9 1 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (4.76%) EFT
9 1 (4.76%) EFTPOS
9 1 (4.76%) DTV

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BASE24 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 BASE24. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) ATM
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) NonStop SQL
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Tandem
2 5 (23.81%) EMV
3 2 (9.52%) APACS
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.76%) EFT
4 1 (4.76%) EFTPOS
4 1 (4.76%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
2 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Test Management
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO 8583
2 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
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