The first table below looks at the demand for Changepoint skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Changepoint over the 3 months to 17 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 of the Business Applications category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware Changepoint
Rank 585 554 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs citing Changepoint 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.062% 0.046% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £113 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4843 4344 5605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.60% 9.09% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2736 2219 2778
Average daily rate £425 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 76 78
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £68.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

Changepoint
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Changepoint Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Changepoint
Daily Rate Trend

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

Changepoint Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Changepoint
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Changepoint within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 2 £113 -59.09%
London - 2 £113 -

Changepoint
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Changepoint 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 Changepoint.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Primavera
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (25.00%) P3O

Changepoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Changepoint 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 Changepoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Primavera
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft