The table below looks at the statistics for Clipper skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clipper over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clipper
Rank - - 593
Contract jobs citing Clipper 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.003%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
20883 20310 21240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 38.71% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13258 12713 12735
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 562 780
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Clipper
Jobs Demand Trend

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