The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Programming Languages 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clipper
Rank - - 567
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 - - 0.010%
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 - - -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20259 19499 20772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 38.13% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12962 12072 12402
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £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 414 559 791
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.72 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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