The table below looks at the statistics for CIPD in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIPD over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 579 585 550
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -35
Contract jobs citing CIPD 49 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.047% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 18
Average daily rate £210 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £136 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £550 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £213 £333
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -36.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10933 10463 9390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 20.28% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6766 6053 5069
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 487 434
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.87 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CIPD
Daily Rate Trend

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

CIPD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CIPD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIPD within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

CIPD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CIPD
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CIPD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CIPD
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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 +8 43 £210 -30.00% 11
South East +21 26 £200 - 2
Berkshire +20 22 £155 - 1
London +5 6 £550 +67.93% 4
East of England - 4 £325 -
Glasgow - 4 - - 1
Scotland - 4 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £325 -
Hampshire - 4 £205 - 1
Bracknell - 4 - - 1
Basingstoke - 4 £205 -
Cheshire -1 3 - -
North West -18 3 - - 1
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Knutsford - 3 - -
West Midlands -10 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
City of London +48 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £155 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Kegworth - 1 - -

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CIPD 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 CIPD.

1 23 (30.67%) Telecoms
2 22 (29.33%) e-Learning
3 17 (22.67%) MS Office
4 16 (21.33%) Coaching
5 15 (20.00%) HTML5
5 15 (20.00%) HTML
5 15 (20.00%) Adobe
6 14 (18.67%) Finance
7 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
8 12 (16.00%) Adobe Captivate
9 10 (13.33%) Law
9 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 9 (12.00%) Legal
11 8 (10.67%) MCT
11 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (10.67%) Performance Management
12 7 (9.33%) NVQ Level 3
13 6 (8.00%) Degree
13 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.00%) People Management
13 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (8.00%) Banking
14 5 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (6.67%) Business Transformation
15 4 (5.33%) Risk Management
15 4 (5.33%) ECDL
15 4 (5.33%) SAP
15 4 (5.33%) Project Management
15 4 (5.33%) Change Management
16 3 (4.00%) Oracle

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CIPD 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 CIPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 17 (22.67%) MS Office
2 12 (16.00%) Adobe Captivate
3 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.67%) MS Project
5 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) WebEx
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Big Data
1 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 23 (30.67%) Telecoms
2 14 (18.67%) Finance
3 10 (13.33%) Law
4 9 (12.00%) Legal
5 6 (8.00%) Banking
6 3 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (4.00%) Retail
6 3 (4.00%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Designer
1 16 (21.33%) Trainer
2 14 (18.67%) IT Trainer
3 12 (16.00%) Consultant
4 7 (9.33%) HR Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Legal IT Trainer
6 4 (5.33%) e-Learning Designer
7 3 (4.00%) Training Consultant
8 2 (2.67%) Development Specialist
9 1 (1.33%) Account Manager
9 1 (1.33%) Change Manager
9 1 (1.33%) Graduate
9 1 (1.33%) Operations Manager
9 1 (1.33%) Process Analyst
9 1 (1.33%) Project Leader
9 1 (1.33%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.33%) Recruitment Consultant
9 1 (1.33%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.33%) Trainee
9 1 (1.33%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.00%) HTML
1 15 (20.00%) HTML5
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) e-Learning
2 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Coaching
2 8 (10.67%) Performance Management
3 6 (8.00%) People Management
3 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 5 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.33%) Change Management
5 4 (5.33%) Project Management
5 4 (5.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.67%) Business Development
7 2 (2.67%) E-business
7 2 (2.67%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.67%) Validation
8 1 (1.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.33%) Data Management
8 1 (1.33%) Logistics
8 1 (1.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) MCT
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.33%) NVQ Level 3
3 6 (8.00%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) ECDL
5 3 (4.00%) MBA
6 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Adobe
2 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) SAP
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
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