The table below looks at the statistics for Clipper skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clipper over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clipper
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Clipper 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20697 21096 19957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.54% 37.67% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14274 13985 13187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 438 461
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

Clipper
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Clipper as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Clipper Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Clipper
Daily Rate Trend

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

Clipper Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Clipper
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Clipper Hourly Rate Trend in the UK