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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ACI BASE24
Rank 610 632 630
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Contract jobs citing BASE24 11 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.024% 0.012%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.26% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 5
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £475 £428
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +11.11%
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
4247 4561 5190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 8.27% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2663 2576 3039
Median daily rate £450 £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 85 40
Median hourly rate £17.50 £33.71 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.08% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £52.47 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £38.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.25% +102.63%

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
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 10 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 9 December 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 11 £475 -
East Midlands - 4 £463 -
Northampton - 4 £463 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £463 -
London +13 2 £475 -
Yorkshire +11 2 £475 -
North West - 2 £500 -
Manchester - 2 £500 -
South East +27 1 - -
North Yorkshire +2 1 £475 -

BASE24
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 12 (63.16%) ATM
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
3 7 (36.84%) Tandem
4 6 (31.58%) Supplier Management
4 6 (31.58%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (31.58%) Coaching
4 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
4 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 6 (31.58%) COBOL
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) J2EE
4 6 (31.58%) EMV
4 6 (31.58%) EFT
4 6 (31.58%) IBM
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) NonStop SQL
6 4 (21.05%) Use Case
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (21.05%) Product Management
6 4 (21.05%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (21.05%) Thales
6 4 (21.05%) Security Management
6 4 (21.05%) BPR
6 4 (21.05%) RDBMS

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Postilion
1 1 (5.26%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) NonStop SQL
2 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VersaTest
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) BASE24 Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) BASE24 Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Support
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) BASE24 Support
6 3 (15.79%) Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) BASE24 Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) BASE24 Specialist
8 1 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) Project Leader
8 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
1 7 (36.84%) Tandem
2 6 (31.58%) EFT
2 6 (31.58%) EMV
2 6 (31.58%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) EFTPOS
4 2 (10.53%) EPoS
4 2 (10.53%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Coaching
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
1 6 (31.58%) Supplier Management
2 4 (21.05%) BPR
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Product Management
2 4 (21.05%) Security Management
2 4 (21.05%) Target Operating Model
2 4 (21.05%) Trend Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Use Case
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) COBOL
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Thales
4 2 (10.53%) FIS
4 2 (10.53%) VeriFone
5 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
5 1 (5.26%) Toshiba
5 1 (5.26%) Wincor Nixdorf