The first table below looks at the demand for Brainbench in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Brainbench over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brainbench
Rank 586 - 587
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Brainbench 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% - 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £480
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10976 8669 10495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.50% 18.17% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6208 4593 5416
Average daily rate £375 £363 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 472 579
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%

Brainbench
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Brainbench Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Brainbench
Daily Rate Trend

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

Brainbench Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Brainbench
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Brainbench Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Brainbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Brainbench 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 Brainbench.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) CORBA
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (100.00%) Java RMI
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) JavaBeans
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Banking

Brainbench
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Brainbench 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 Brainbench. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) CORBA
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) Java RMI
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) Sun